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Call for Submissions Issued for HPCAC-ISC 2016 Student Cluster Competition

Aug 31, 2015 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 31 — The HPC Advisory Council (HPCAC), a leading organization for high-performance computing research, outreach and education, and the ISC High Performance Conference, formerly known as the International Supercomputing Conference, today announced the return of the widely successful HPCAC-ISC Student Cluster Competition in next year’s ISC program of events. In a real-time competition, 11 teams Read more…

Silicon Mechanics Continues Fourth Consecutive Year of Rapid Growth

Aug 31, 2015 |

BOTHELL, Wash., Aug. 31 — Silicon Mechanics, a leading provider of servers, storage and high-performance computing solutions to the world’s most innovative organizations, today announced that its average annual growth rate of over 27 percent, and four-year cumulative annual growth rate of 111 percent, has helped position the company on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s Read more…

Supermicro Exhibits All-NVMe Server and Storage Offerings at VMworld

Aug 31, 2015 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 31 — Super Micro Computer, Inc., a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing exhibits its latest all-NVMe SuperServer, SuperBlade, MicroBlade and SuperStorage solutions optimized for VMware HCI this week at VMworld 2015. Solutions cover a wide range of workloads from VDI to virtualized and automated data Read more…

Mellanox Simplifies Cloud Deployments With CloudX Hyper-Converged Platforms

Aug 31, 2015 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 31 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions, today announced the availability of hyper converged platforms for enterprise private clouds and telecom service providers. The reference platforms utilize VMware vSphere 6’s advanced features, including VMware Virtual SAN 6’s all-flash, and the VMware NSX network virtualization platform, connected over Read more…

Extreme Networks Appoints John Kispert to be Chairman of the Board of Directors

Aug 31, 2015 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 31 — Extreme Networks, Inc. today announced the appointment of John Kispert, a highly successful technology executive and proven leader in Silicon Valley, to chairman of the board of directors, effective Aug. 25, 2015. Kispert has served as a member of the board for the previous six years, and with a unanimous decision, will now assume the Read more…

Mellanox to Showcase Ethernet Technology at VMworld

Aug 31, 2015 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 31 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions, announced today that it will showcase cloud connectivity over 25, 50 and 100Gb/s Ethernet at the Mellanox booth during VMworld 2015. The demonstration utilizes VMware vSphere 6, VMware Virtual SAN 6 all flash and network virtualization platform, and VMware NSX, Read more…

Dot Hill AssuredSAN Hybrid Storage Arrays Receive ENERGY STAR Certification

Aug 31, 2015 |

LONGMONT, Colo., Aug. 31 — Dot Hill Systems Corp. the real-time hybrid storage company, today reports its AssuredSAN 3004 and 4004 hybrid storage arrays have been ENERGY STAR certified for proven energy efficiency. By maintaining high performance with reduced energy and cooling requirements, the systems provide cost savings with less environmental impact. Coupled with Dot Hill’s RealStor next-generation, real-time storage Read more…

IBM’s HPC Strategy is to “Connect the Dots” Globally

Aug 31, 2015 |

On Friday IBM announced a formal collaboration with GENCI to prepare scientific codes for the path to exascale. In July IBM announced its second European POWER Acceleration and Design Center (PADC), this one in Montpellier, France. It’s also the locus for the GENCI work. Last November IBM opened the first PADC, this one in Germany Read more…

Calling Anyone Interested in High-Performance, Low-Latency Networks!

Aug 31, 2015 |

Intel® Omni-Path Architecture – the latest generation of network technology backed by Intel’s pervasive Enterprise and HPC market X86 processor presence – is described in detail in the new technical whitepaper Intel® Omni-Path Architecture: Enabling Scalable, High Performance Fabrics released last week at IEEE Hot Interconnects. The Omni-Path specs mentioned in the white paper are Read more…

IBM and GENCI Team to Drive Supercomputing Closer to Exascale

Aug 28, 2015 |

PARIS, France, Aug. 28 — IBM and GENCI, the high performance computing agency in France, today announced a collaboration aimed at speeding up the path to exascale computing – the ability of a computing system to perform at least one exaflop, or a billion billion calculations, in one second. Currently the fastest systems in the world perform Read more…

Call for Research Papers Issued for ISC 2016

Aug 28, 2015 |

Aug. 28 — The ISC research paper sessions provide first-class open forums for engineers and scientists in academia, industry and government to present and discuss issues, trends and results that will shape the future of high performance computing. The Research Paper Sessions will be held Monday, June 20, through Wednesday, June 22. Important Dates Full Read more…

Conference Call Taking Place Today to Discuss Opportunity for Women Innovators and Entrepreneurs

Aug 28, 2015 |

Aug. 28 — SBA officials will host a press conference call today to discuss the opportunity for organizations in your community to host a competition that aims to unearth products and services that impact and empower the lives of women and their families. During the InnovateHER Finals, up to 10 Finalists will compete for the Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

Aug 27, 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. #TBT '10: When Louisiana Gov Read more…

Podcast: Industry Leaders on the Promise & Peril of NSCI

Aug 27, 2015 |

Five senior executives from Cray, HP, IBM, Intel and SGI weigh in on the new National Strategic Computing Initiative’s (NSCI) prospects in this exclusive HPCwire podcast. Discussion ranged widely from the need for long-term funding for leading edge technology, to the software industry’s past slowness to get involved with advancing hardware technology development, to fostering Read more…

Exploring Large Data for Scientific Discovery

Aug 27, 2015 |

A curse of dealing with mounds of data so massive that they require special tools, said computer scientist Valerio Pascucci, is if you look for something, you will probably find it, thus injecting bias into the analysis.

XSEDE Campus Champions Program Hits 200 Institutions

Aug 27, 2015 |

Aug. 27 — The Campus Champions program, a collaborative effort between XSEDE and campus representatives to promote the use of cyberinfrastructure in education and research, has reached two new benchmarks: 200 institutions across the United States now participate in the program, and all 50 states and all EPSCoR jurisdictions (except Guam) are represented with the Read more…

Argonne Team Tackles Uncertainties in Engine Simulation

Aug 27, 2015 |

As we head deeper into the digital age, computers appropriate an ever greater share of the work of designing and testing physical systems, spanning the gamut from nuclear components to personal care products. Engine design is another important, but very complex, application that is benefiting from computational modeling. To optimize the performance of combustion engines, chemical models are incorporated into computer simulations. Read more…

Rescale Announces Launch of Europe Region Cloud HPC Platform

Aug 27, 2015 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 27 – Rescale, the industry-leading simulation and high performance computing (HPC) platform provider, announced today that the Europe region simulation and HPC platforms are now publicly available. Rescale’s Europe region deployment of ScaleX Enterprise, ScaleX Pro, and ScaleX Developer provides European companies with the ability to instantly scale out their computer-aided engineering Read more…

Micron Steers Roadmap Around Memory Scaling Obstacles

Aug 27, 2015 |

In a packed session at IDF 2015 in San Francisco last week, Scott Graham, Micron’s general manager of Hybrid Memory, discussed some of the key themes occurring in the memory landscape from Micron’s perspective. “It’s an exciting time in the industry and there’s a lot going on with memory development in system architecture and software Read more…

Blue Waters and Titan Help SCEC Gain Insights About Earthquakes

Aug 27, 2015 |

Aug. 27 — Earthquakes occur on a massive scale and often originate deep below the surface of the Earth, making them notoriously difficult to predict. The Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC) and its lead scientist, Thomas Jordan, use massive computing power made possible by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to improve our understanding of earthquakes. In doing Read more…

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