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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…

XSEDE14 Spotlights Recent Work, Future Plans

Jul 23, 2014 |

The XSEDE14 Conference, held in Atlanta from July 13-18, brought nearly 650 registrants (161 students), from over 200 organizations, 45 states (plus Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands) and 10 countries. XSEDE14 chairperson Scott Lathrop and XSEDE Project Director John Towns opened the conference on Tuesday morning, offering updates on the conference and project as Read more…

A Slice of Green with Accelerators On Top

Jul 1, 2014 |

On the heels of a successful ISC14 in Leipzig, Germany, last week, the latest Green500 list was just published, and once again the TSUBAME-KFC is the world’s greenest supercomputer with an energy efficiency of 4.4 gigaflops per watt. This system from Tokyo Institute of Technology broke the 4.0 gigaflops per watt mark last November, and it’s still Read more…

Student Supercomputing Competition Embraces GPU-Power

Jun 26, 2014 |

The third and final day of ISC14 concluded with a ceremony honoring one of the week’s most popular events, the Student Cluster Challenge. Taking home first prize for the second straight year was the team from the Centre for HPC (CHPC) in South Africa. Jointly sponsored by Dell, NVIDIA and Mellanox, the undergraduate team relied on Read more…

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Weekly Twitter Roundup

Sep 25, 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

Sep 11, 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

Sep 4, 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

Aug 28, 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

Aug 7, 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 check out the top Read more…

Off the Wire

Details Revealed for 4th HPC Knowledge Meeting

Dec 2, 2014 |

Dec. 2 — The 4th HPC Knowledge Meeting, organised by HPCNow! and IQTC-UB, will take place in Barcelona, Spain, from February 2nd to 6th, 2015. HPC Knowledge Meeting is a key global conference for High Performance Computing, Clustering, and High Performance Data Analytics. Up to 250 HPC specialists are expected throughout the week, an even Read more…

University Teams Revealed for HPCAC-ISC 2015 Student Cluster Competition

Dec 1, 2014 |

Dec. 1 — The HPC Advisory Council (HPCAC), a leading organization for high-performance computing research, outreach and education, and ISC High Performance, formerly known as the International Supercomputing Conference, today announced the 11 university teams from around the world for the HPCAC-ISC 2015 Student Cluster Competition during the ISC 2015 program of events. University-based teams to compete Read more…

Universities Register for ASC15

Nov 26, 2014 |

NEW ORLEANS, La., Nov. 26 — On Nov. 18th (CST), the 2015 ASC student supercomputer challenge (hereafter ASC15, more at asc-events.org) has successfully concluded the orientation at the Supercomputing Conference 14 in New Orleans, LA. 34 international universities have registered for ASC15 on scene. Registered universities include Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of Colorado, University of Tennessee, University of California, Los Angeles, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Read more…

Altair to Showcase Cloud Technology at Event Series

Nov 24, 2014 |

TROY, Mich., Nov. 24 — Altair today announced that the company will host a global event series on cloud computing topics, titled ATCx Cloud: Infinite Design Exploration, beginning in the U.K. in December and continuing into 2015 in Germany, France, India, Japan, and the U.S. Customers spanning multiple industries will present their successes using Altair’s cloud computer-aided engineering (CAE) Read more…

SC14 Recognizes Outstanding Achievements in HPC

Nov 24, 2014 |

NEW ORLEANS, La., Nov. 24 — Supercomputing 2014 (SC14), the international conference for high performance computing, networking, storage and analysis, celebrated the contributions of researchers, from those just starting their careers to those whose contributions have made lasting impacts, in a special awards session. The conference drew over 10,160 registered attendees who attended a technical program Read more…

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