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NVIDIA Details Major Software Updates

Apr 5, 2016 |

April 5 — While NVIDIA is best known for our hardware platforms, our software plays a key role advancing the state of the art of GPU-accelerated computing. This body of work — the NVIDIA SDK — today got a significant update, announced at our annual GPU Technology Conference. It takes advantage of our new Pascal architecture and makes it easier than ever for Read more…

Allinea Software to Discuss Weather Modeling at ENES HPC Workshop

Apr 5, 2016 |

April 5 — The leading provider of software tools for developing and optimizing code on high performance computers, Allinea Software, is helping weather and climate researchers to adapt advanced weather models, to better exploit today’s technology capability and get ready for future platforms. The company will address leading climatologists and meteorologists on best practices for scalable Read more…

Supermicro to Exhibit New Offerings at NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference

Apr 4, 2016 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 4 — Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing solutions debuts its next generation GPU server architecture alongside new GPU optimized SuperServer, SuperBlade, and SuperWorkstation solutions this week at the NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference (GTC). Supermicro exhibits at GTC include 1U GPU SuperServers Read more…

Exxact to Unveil Latest HPC Developments at GTC 2016

Apr 1, 2016 |

April 1 — Exxact Corporation, a leading provider of high performance computing solutions and professional workstation graphics, will showcase its latest developments at the GPU Technology Conference (GTC) held in San Jose, CA from April 4-7, 2016. Exxact’s exciting portfolio includes HPC solutions such as a water-cooled Deep Learning Devbox, a 10 GPU Peer-to-Peer Solution, and the Read more…

ASRock Rack to Showcase Offerings at GTC 2016

Apr 1, 2016 |

April 1 — For the first time, a computer has beaten human champion at the game of GO, an ancient board game considered to be the most challenge to artificial intelligence. What’s behind the artificial intelligence is the algorithm done by GPU accelerators, and what ASRock Rack can play a crucial role behind the algorithm Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Mar 31, 2016 |

Here at HPCwire, we aim to keep the HPC community apprised of the most relevant and interesting news items that get tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are presented below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. The first ever @XSEDEscience #PSCBridges #HPC workshop is underway & we've got a full house here in Read more…

Bright Computing to Exhibit at HPC for Wall Street – Cloud & Data Centers Show & Conference

Mar 31, 2016 |

March 31 — Bright Computing, the leading independent provider of cluster and cloud management software for high-performance computing (HPC) clusters, big data clusters, and OpenStack clouds, announces it will be exhibiting at the 2016 HPC for Wall Street – Cloud & Data Centers Show & Conference on April 4, 2016, at New York’s Roosevelt Hotel in booth Read more…

Allinea Software to Address Developers and Users at GTC 2016

Mar 31, 2016 |

March 31 — The leading provider of software tools for developing and optimizing high performance code, Allinea Software, will address developers and users at the GPU Technology Conference (#GTC 16) in San Jose on the 4th – 7th April 2016. The company will highlight the best practices required to unleash the potential performance within the latest Read more…

TYAN to Highlight Products at GTC 2016

Mar 31, 2016 |

March 31 — TYAN, an industry-leading server platform design manufacturer and subsidiary of MITAC Computing Technology Corporation, will be displaying a 4U, 4x GPU FT76-B7922 platform at the NVIDIA 2016 GPU Technology Conference in San Jose, California during April 5-7. Supporting up to 4x NVIDIA Tesla K80 dual-GPU accelerators, 4x Intel Xeon E7-8800/E7-4800 v3 processors, 96x Read more…

Bright Computing to Exhibit at the GPU Technology Conference

Mar 30, 2016 |

March 30 — Bright Computing, the leading independent provider of cluster and cloud management software for high performance computing (HPC) clusters, big data clusters, and OpenStack clouds, announced that they will be exhibiting at the GPU Technology Conference (GTC) in booth # 1024 and sponsoring the Emerging Companies Summit taking place within GTC, April 4 Read more…

Gonzalez Martirena of OSTP to Provide NSCI Update at HPC User Forum

Mar 29, 2016 |

With many questions still swirling around the National Strategic Computing Initiative (NSCI), IDC announced yesterday that Saul Gonzalez Martirena of the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) will provide an NSCI update at the HPC User Forum being held in two weeks. Launched with great fanfare as a Presidential Executive Order last July, NSCI Read more…

XSEDE16 Deadlines Approaching

Mar 28, 2016 |

March 28 — XSEDE16, the 5th annual conference, will showcase the discoveries, innovations, challenges and achievements of those who use and support XSEDE resources and services, as well as other digital resources and services throughout the world. This year’s theme is DIVERSITY, BIG DATA, & SCIENCE AT SCALE: Enabling the Next-Generation of Science and Technology. The XSEDE16 conference Read more…

EnterpriseHPC Summit: How and Why HPC Is Burgeoning in the Commercial Sphere

Mar 28, 2016 |

The annual EnterpriseHPC Summit, produced by EnterpriseTech and HPCwire and held in San Diego this week, featured presentations and participation from some of the major thought leaders at the forefront of bringing advanced scale computing into commercial environments. With delegates from leading vendors (Dell, Intel, DDN and EMC, among others) and from end user organizations such Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Mar 24, 2016 |

Here at HPCwire, we aim to keep the HPC community apprised of the most relevant and interesting news items that get tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are presented below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. Mohamad El-Zein of John Deere discusses how #HPC is used to design their machinery at the @EnterpriseHPC Read more…

OpenACC Momentum Builds

Mar 24, 2016 |

March 24 — The OpenACC standards group, the organization that leads the definition and standardization of directives-based programming for accelerators, today announced several recent application successes, additional hackathons and a broad range of learning opportunities taking place during the upcoming GPU Technology Conference being held in San Jose, CA April 4-7, 2016. OpenACC is a Read more…

Registration Now Open for NCSA 2016 Private Sector Partner Annual Meeting

Mar 23, 2016 |

March 23 — NCSA’s Private Sector Program brings together private, university, and government organizations with the goal of creating economic and societal impact through high-performance computing and data analytics. Agenda summary May 2, Monday evening: [partners only] PSP VIP dinner (by specific invitation) May 3, Tuesday, 8am-5pm: [partners only] technical workshop and strategy meetings May 3, Tuesday evening, 5:30pm tour, 6:30pm: public/partner dinner at Spurlock Museum (all Read more…

ISC Selects Research Paper to Receive 2016 Hans Meuer Award

Mar 22, 2016 |

FRANKFURT, Germany, March 22 — We are pleased to announce that a research paper in the area of Message Passing Interface (MPI) performance, has been selected to receive the 2016 Hans Meuer Award. The awarding will take place at the ISC High Performance conference on Monday, June 20. Titled “Mitigating MPI Message Matching Misery,” the paper was submitted Read more…

PRACE Ada Lovelace Award for HPC Nominations Now Open

Mar 21, 2016 |

March 21 — At PRACEdays16 – the PRACE Scientific and Industrial Conference 2016, which will be held from May 10-12 in Prague, Czech Republic, under the motto HPC for Innovation: when Science meets Industry – PRACE will present for the first time the PRACE Ada Lovelace Award for HPC to a woman who is making an outstanding contribution to Read more…

GCS Centres Successfully Complete Extreme Scaling Workshops

Mar 18, 2016 |

BERLIN, Germany, March 18 — GCS centres JSC (Jülich Supercomputing Centre) and LRZ (Leibniz Supercomputing Centre Garching/Munich) had once again invited their high performance computing (HPC) users to Extreme Scaling Workshops. Prime goal of these workshops, for which more than 20 application teams had qualified, was to improve the computational efficiency of applications by expanding Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Mar 17, 2016 |

Here at HPCwire, we aim to keep the HPC community apprised of the most relevant and interesting news items that get tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are presented below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. "I think #HPC is the single most important segment of IT, bar none." Jimmy Pike @MoorInsStrat talk Read more…