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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…

SC15 Invited Talks Now Available to Watch

Mar 15, 2016 |

March 15 — When 10,000 high performance computing experts from around the world convene every November at the annual SC conference, the Invited Talks are a popular venue for learning about topics ranging from high-level policy to improved supercomputer performance. Now, for the first time ever, SC is releasing the full-length version of many of Read more…

TERATEC Forum to Begin June 28

Mar 15, 2016 |

March 15 — Over the last 10 years, the TERATEC Forum has become the unveiler of the latest trends in HPC, Big Data and Simulation in all their aspects. For its 11th edition, on June 28-29 in Palaiseau, the TERATEC Forum brings together all players in the HPC & Big Data community, proposing this year Read more…

Simulating Combustion at Exascale: a Q&A with ISC Keynoter Jacqueline Chen

Mar 14, 2016 |

At the 2016 ISC High Performance conference this June, distinguished Sandia computational combustion scientist Jacqueline H. Chen will deliver a keynote highlighting the latest advances in combustion modeling and simulation. In this interesting and informative Q&A, Chen describes the challenges and opportunities involved in preparing combustion codes for exascale machines.

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Mar 10, 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. Here's what a single rack (with a single chassis) of Cray XC-40 looks like pic.twitter.com/m89vKNLu5o — Glenn Read more…

Dell to Sponsor EnterpriseHPC’16

Mar 9, 2016 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 9 — EnterpriseHPC’16, the market-leading, live hosted summit dedicated to exploring the emergence of advanced scale computing in commercial settings, today announced that Dell has joined the summit as a sponsor. EnterpriseHPC’16, scheduled for March 20-22, 2016 at the Paradise Point Resort in San Diego, California, will once again host executives in Read more…

SC16 Panel Submissions Due by April 24

Mar 9, 2016 |

March 9 — Panels at SC16 will be, as in past years, among the most important and heavily attended events of the Conference. Panels will bring together the key thinkers and producers in the field to consider in a lively and rapid-fire context some of the key questions challenging high performance computing, networking, storage and Read more…

ISC 2016 Now Open for Registration

Mar 8, 2016 |

FRANKFURT, Germany, March 8 — Early registration at reduced rates is now open for ISC High Performance, the largest high performance computing forum in Europe. By registering between now and May 11, attendees can save over 45 percent off the onsite registration rates. Now in its 31st year, the ISC High Performance conference and exhibition will be Read more…

XSEDE16 Tutorial Deadline Approaching

Mar 7, 2016 |

March 7 — 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…

ASRock Rack Joins Open Compute Project U.S. Summit 2016

Mar 7, 2016 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 7 — ASRock Rack is showcasing its OCP3-1L and OCP3-6S at the Open Compute Project (OCP) U.S. Summit. The event is the annual gathering for industry’s top leaders to discuss the new developments of OCP technology – an open design for datacenter products initiated by Facebook. As OCP solutions continue to Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Mar 3, 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. #oghpc Stanzione's view of emerging user requirements for #HPC @TACC pic.twitter.com/LLaqHVBnr3 — Andrew Jones (@hpcnotes) March 3, Read more…

South Africa Maps HPC Future as SKA Plans Take Shape

Mar 1, 2016 |

The South African Center for High Performance Computing’s (SA-CHPC) Ninth Annual National Meeting was held Nov. 30 – Dec. 4, 2015, at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) International Convention Center in Pretoria, SA. The award-winning venue was the perfect location to host what has become a popular industry, regional and educational showcase.

Students Invited to Sign Up for Tenth Annual Student Cluster Competition at SC16

Mar 1, 2016 |

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, March 1 — Students interested in demonstrating their high-performance computing skills on a global stage are invited to team up and sign up to compete in the tenth annual Student Cluster Competition at the SC16 Conference to be held Nov. 13-18, 2016, in Salt Lake City. SC16 is the premier international Read more…

SGI Joins EnterpriseHPC’16 as Sponsor

Mar 1, 2016 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March. 1 — EnterpriseHPC’16, the market-leading, live hosted summit dedicated to exploring the emergence of advanced scale computing in commercial settings, today announced that SGI has joined the summit as a sponsor. EnterpriseHPC’16, scheduled for March 20-22, 2016 at the Paradise Point Resort in San Diego, California, will once again host executives Read more…

CSCS Announces Second GPU Hackathon

Mar 1, 2016 |

March 1 — General-purpose Graphics Processing Units (GPGPUs) potentially offer exceptionally high memory bandwidth and performance for a wide range of applications. The challenge in utilizing such accelerators has been the difficulty in programming them. Today, these devices can be programmed with the CUDA/C++ programming platform or with OpenACC Directives for Accelerators, which offer straightforward extensions to Read more…

IBM Joins EnterpriseHPC’16 as Sponsor

Feb 29, 2016 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 29 — EnterpriseHPC’16, the market-leading, live hosted summit dedicated to exploring the emergence of advanced scale computing in commercial settings, today announced that IBM has joined the summit as a sponsor. EnterpriseHPC’16, scheduled for March 20-22, 2016 at the Paradise Point Resort in San Diego, California, will once again host executives Read more…

EMC Joins EnterpriseHPC’16 as a Sponsor

Feb 26, 2016 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 26 — The EnterpriseHPC’16 summit, the market-leading live hosted summit dedicated to exploring the emergence of advanced scale computing in commercial settings, today announced that EMC has joined the summit as a Sponsor. EnterpriseHPC’16, scheduled for March 20-22, 2016 at the Paradise Point Resort in San Diego, California, will once again host Read more…

IU to Host International Conference for Big Data Biological Researchers

Feb 26, 2016 |

BLOOMINGTON, Ind., Feb. 26 — Since its inception seven years ago, the Galaxy Community Conference has been a well-attended gathering of biologists, genome researchers, bioinformaticians and others in data-intensive biomedical research around the world. This year, Indiana University Bloomington will play host to the conference’s hundreds of loyal attendees. Galaxy is an open, web-based platform for Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Feb 25, 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. Jack Dongarra at HPC-TS: "My smartphone is faster than the world's fastest computer in the mid 80s" Read more…

Keynote Speakers Announced for EnterpriseHPC’16 Summit on Advanced Scale Computing for the Enterprise

Feb 24, 2016 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 24 — The EnterpriseHPC’16 summit, the market-leading live hosted summit dedicated to exploring the emergence of advanced scale computing in commercial settings, today announced the final lineup of end-user speakers for its summit program aimed at arming senior technology business executives in cross-vertical corporate organizations with core knowledge on advanced scale Read more…