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DDN Discusses Enterprise HPC Momentum

Aug 26, 2014 |

DataDirect Networks (DDN), the leader in large scale Big Data and Cloud storage, recently announced double digit, profitable growth for the first half of the year 2014, fueled by the adoption of its SFA and WOS technologies by increasing numbers of Strategic Enterprise HPC accounts. In advance of his keynote at the upcoming EnterpriseHPC event Read more…

XSEDE14 Workshop Wrestles with Reproducibility

Aug 19, 2014 |

Imagine that you are trying to create a new sauce for a special dish, or the perfect adhesive for a new aircraft, or you’re flying a helicopter looking for victims of a natural disaster — and you succeed at each of these. This is wonderful news for your dinner guests, or the company that will Read more…

Academic HPC and Cloud Services Start to Blur

Aug 6, 2014 |

Stuttgart HPC Center (HLRS) director Michael Resch will present the ISC Cloud keynote on “HPC & Simulation in the Cloud – How Academia & Industry Can Benefit,” at the conference this September. ISC Cloud, the fifth in the series, will take place September 29 and 30 in Heidelberg, Germany. As an HPC cloud skeptic in Read more…

Byrd Emphasizes Value of Visualization at XSEDE14

Jul 31, 2014 |

Visualization expert Dr. Vetria Byrd closed out the XSEDE14 conference in Atlanta with a passionate talk about the value of visualization across all areas of research and scholarship, as well as a snapshot of some of her recent effort to bring more people into the visualization fold. Dr. Byrd, the director of advanced visualization at Read more…

Big Data Needs Big Funding: NSF’s Jahanian Makes The Case

Jul 23, 2014 |

There’s no doubt that advanced computing and cyberinfrastructure are accelerating the pace of discovery and innovation in almost every field of inquiry. For Farnam Jahanian, this point was driven home in a recent meeting with senior members of the US Department of Agriculture. Yes, even farmers are getting in on the data/computation revolution. “At the Read more…

Short Takes

STEM-Trek: The Entrepreneurial Journey

Oct 20, 2014 |

At the StartupHPC Meetup, November 17, 2014, STEM-Trek Founder Elizabeth Leake will describe how this global, grassroots, nonprofit organization was formed, and its unique business model that involves crowd-sourcing social capital to solicit donated travel points and other services so that scholars from underrepresented groups and regions can attend high-tech conferences. Beneficiaries are encouraged to Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Oct 16, 2014 |

Here at HPCwire, we want to help keep the HPC community as up-to-date as possible on some of the most captivating news items that were tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are listed below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. Click here to view the top tweets Read more…

ARL Researchers Win Software Design Contest

Oct 16, 2014 |

Researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory’s Computational and Information Sciences Directorate (CISD) – David Richie and James Ross – won first place in an international software contest for their work on emulators. Their submission, Cycle-Accurate 8080 Emulation Using an ARM11 Processor with Dynamic Binary Translation, addresses some of the programming challenges of next generation Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Oct 9, 2014 |

Here at HPCwire, we want to help keep the HPC community as up-to-date as possible on some of the most captivating news items that were tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are listed below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. Click here to view the top tweets Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Oct 2, 2014 |

Here at HPCwire, we want to help keep the HPC community as up-to-date as possible on some of the most captivating news items that were tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are listed below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. Click here to view the top tweets Read more…

Off the Wire

XSEDE15 Sponsor Prospectus Now Available

Feb 3, 2015 |

Feb. 3 — The XSEDE15 planning committee has released the sponsor prospectus for the upcoming conference taking place in St. Louis, July 26-30. The 2015 XSEDE Conference will showcase the discoveries, innovations, and achievements of those who use, build, and support XSEDE resources and services, as well as those involved in related digital resource endeavors around the Read more…

ISC Events Teams with Deutsche Messe to Introduce Cluster Computing at CeBIT

Feb 3, 2015 |

HANOVER, Germany, Feb. 3 — ISC Events, the organizers of the ISC High Performance and ISC Cloud & Big Data conference series and Deutsche Messe AG, the organizer of CeBIT are pleased to present a jointly-organized forum on cluster computing in conjunction with the upcoming CeBIT exhibition. This forum is dedicated to educating industry users on the Read more…

Boston Limited to Exhibit at HPC and Big Data Summit 2015

Feb 3, 2015 |

ST. ALBANS, U.K., Feb. 3 – Boston Limited, now in its 23nd year of providing partners with first-to-market technologies and award-winning tailored solutions, will be exhibiting at the HPC and Big Data Summit 2015 at the QEII Conference Centre, London on the 3rd February 2015, booth #4. Boston will be both exhibiting and presenting to delegates Read more…

Supermicro to Highlight Range of Products at VMware Partner Exchange

Feb 2, 2015 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 2 — Super Micro Computer, Inc., a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing will highlight its broad range of server, storage and networking platforms optimized for hyper-converged infrastructure at VMware Partner Exchange 2015 this week in San Francisco, CA. New solutions are configured to take maximum advantage Read more…

Submission Period Ending Soon for ISC High Performance 2015

Feb 2, 2015 |

FRANKFURT, Germany, Feb. 2 — In less than two weeks, most of the ISC High Performance submission opportunities will come to an end, and thus the organizers urge you to act now. The workshops, tutorials, birds-of-a-feather (BoF) sessions, research posters sessions are still open for submission until February 15. The student volunteer program application ends April 10. The organizers would like Read more…