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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…

Thursday Twitter Roundup

Nov 21, 2014 |

In celebration of SC14, we’ve decided to put together a daily list of some the top tweets from the event. For those unable to attend, we hope this gives you a window into the happenings of SC14. Check back in tomorrow to see what’s new and perhaps you’ll even see your own tweets at some Read more…

Wednesday Twitter Roundup

Nov 19, 2014 |

In celebration of SC14, we’ve decided to put together a daily list of some the top tweets from the event. For those unable to attend, we hope this gives you a window into the happenings of SC14. Check back in tomorrow to see what’s new and perhaps you’ll even see your own tweets at some Read more…

Tuesday Twitter Roundup

Nov 19, 2014 |

In celebration of SC14, we’ve decided to put together a daily list of some the top tweets from the event. For those unable to attend, we hope this gives you a window into the happenings of SC14. Check back in tomorrow to see what’s new and perhaps you’ll even see your own tweets at some Read more…

Short Takes

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Feb 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.   Team South Africa Preps for "Three-peat" Read more…

NERSC Realigns for Enhanced Data Focus

Feb 26, 2015 |

The National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC), one of the nation’s primary HPC facilities for scientific research, has implemented several organizational changes, which it says will help its 6,000 users “more productively manage their data-intensive research.” NERSC’s Storage Systems Group will move under the Services Department, in order to foster greater synergy with the Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Feb 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.   Quote of the day! "The general problem Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Feb 13, 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.   Next-gen #supercomputing scientists? #OaklandTech students touring Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Feb 5, 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.   Team South Africa of @ISChpc 2015 Read more…

Off the Wire

ISC Introduces Hans Meuer Award

Feb 27, 2015 |

Feb. 27 — ISC is pleased to be introducing the Hans Meuer Award to honor the most outstanding research paper submitted to the conference’s research paper committee. This award has been introduced in the memory of the late Dr. Hans Meuer, general chair of the ISC conference from 1986 through 2014, and co-founder of the TOP500 Read more…

Ace Computers Brings on Regional Sales Director

Feb 25, 2015 |

CHICAGO, Ill., Feb 25 — Ace Computers, one of the leading custom computer builders and HPC specialists in the U.S., just announced that they hired industry-leading technology sales expert John McCormack as a Regional Sales Director. During his 37 years in sales — 25 in technology sales — he has won multiple president’s club and incentive Read more…

Adaptive Computing Appoints Marty Smuin as CEO

Feb 24, 2015 |

PROVO, Utah, Feb. 24 — Adaptive Computing, the company that powers many of the world’s largest private/hybrid cloud and technical computing environments with its Moab optimization and scheduling software, today announced it has named Marty Smuin, the former head of business development and worldwide sales, as CEO. A technology visionary and proven leader with more than Read more…

CRC Press Introduces “The End of Error: Unum Computing”

Feb 23, 2015 |

BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb. 23 — CRC Press is pleased to announce the publication of “The End of Error: Unum Computing,” which unveils an innovative number representation system that can solve problems that have vexed. “This is a ground-breaking book about numbers, but it is not aimed at mathematicians: It is for everyone who uses Read more…

Michael Flynn Receives 2015 IEEE Computer Society Computer Pioneer Award

Feb 18, 2015 |

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., Feb. 18 — Early IBM designer and Stanford University professor emeritus Michael Flynn has been awarded IEEE Computer Society’s 2015 Computer Pioneer Award. Flynn is well known for Flynn’s Taxonomy, a classification of computer architectures he developed in 1966. He is currently Board Chairman at Maxeler Technologies. With offices in London and Read more…