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Alan El Faye, Tabor Communications Inc. President, Passes Away

Apr 17, 2015 |

The Tabor Communications family lost a dear member and the world lost a true gentleman yesterday when Alan El Faye, our President, passed away having fought cancer vigorously and with the unyieldingly positive attitude only someone like Alan brings to such a struggle. All of Tabor Communications extends deep condolences to Alan’s family and to Read more…

Argonne’s Paul Messina on Training for Extreme-Scale

Mar 12, 2015 |

Paul Messina, director of science for the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), discusses the primary objectives, curriculum and importance of the Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing (ATPESC), now in its third year. HPCwire: Can you give us an overview of the Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing (ATPESC)? Paul Messina: Absolutely, Tiffany. The ATPESC Read more…

SC15 Chair on HPC Transforms, Diversity Outreach, and Austin

Mar 3, 2015 |

SC15 General Chair Jackie Kern is hardly new to the HPC community. A member of the SC planning committee since 2003, Kern led the building of SCINET in 2007. The largest network in the world for a week, it delivered multicast video conferencing, among other things, onsite and around the world. As general chair this Read more…

DOE Seeks to Mend HPC Talent Gap

Jan 27, 2015 |

Get a group of HPC stakeholders in a room and it won’t be long before they are bemoaning the talent shortage, the gap between the demand for a well-trained HPC workforce versus the number of qualified candidates available to fulfill these positions. Despite the attention paid to this topic, the HPC talent gap has been Read more…

Helping Experimental Scientists Take Supercomputers to the Max

Dec 30, 2014 |

Doug Baxter is a capability lead for the Molecular Science Computing Facility in the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory (EMSL) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. He and his team are responsible for the software side of the operation, and they help experimental scientists get the most out of EMSL’s supercomputing resources. The facility is the home Read more…

Short Takes

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Apr 16, 2015 |

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. "Cloud computing will experience steady growth and Read more…

Automotive Supercomputing Pioneer Myron Ginsberg Dies at 71

Apr 14, 2015 |

The staff at HPCwire sends its deepest condolences to the family and friends of Myron Ginsberg, who died on April 10, 2015, at the age of 71. A long-time researcher and independent consultant in the field of high-performance computing, Dr. Myron Ginsberg was credited with the first in-house installation of a supercomputer in the auto industry during Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Apr 9, 2015 |

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. Total of $525 million announced by @Energy Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Mar 26, 2015 |

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. #GTC15 @cray_inc is by far the #HPC Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Mar 19, 2015 |

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. RT @KAUST_News After much anticipation KAUST’s @cray_inc Read more…

Off the Wire

CASC Announces New Director

Apr 16, 2015 |

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 16 — The Coalition for Academic Scientific Computation (CASC) is pleased to announce that Ms. Lisa Arafune will be joining the organization as Director. Ms. Arafune comes to the position with a wealth of experience in government relations, including more than a decade representing higher education and university-based research interests on Capitol Read more…

Automotive HPC Pioneer Myron Ginsberg Passes

Apr 14, 2015 |

April 14 — It is with great sorrow that we report that Dr. Myron Ginsberg has passed away. Myron Ginsberg had over thirty years of high-performance computing (HPC) experience in private industry, government research labs, and academia. He was an independent consultant in HPC, a Consultant Systems Engineer for EDS, and prior to that was Read more…

Speakers Announced for Industry Leading EnterpriseHPC’15 Summit

Apr 14, 2015 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 14 — The EnterpriseHPC’15 summit, the market leading live hosted summit dedicated to exploring the emergence of advanced scale computing in commercial settings, today announced the line-up 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 and Read more…

D-Wave Executive, Bill Blake, Passes

Apr 2, 2015 |

April 2 — The HPC industry has lost one of its gifted leaders. It saddens us to report that Bill Blake passed away on March 31 after suffering from a heart attack. While many of you will remember Bill from his work as CTO of Cray, Mr. Blake was most recently Executive Vice President of R&D Read more…

Tabor Communications Announces the Hire of Veteran Enterprise IT Journalist, Alison Diana as Managing Editor for EnterpriseTech

Apr 2, 2015 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 2 — Tabor Communications Inc. (TCI), a leading international media and services company, and publishers of industry leading online advanced computing publications including HPCwire, EnterpriseTech, and Datanami, today announced the appointment of Alison Diana as Managing Editor for EnterpriseTech. Alison Diana brings with her over 20 years’ experience at some of Read more…