2022 Readers’ & Editors’ Choice Awards – Best Use of HPC in the Cloud (Use Case)

Best Use of
HPC in the Cloud

(Use Case)

Readers’ Choice Awards

The IceCube Neutrino Observatory is a gigaton-scale neutrino detector located at the South Pole. In a collaboration between the San Diego Supercomputer Center and the Wisconsin IceCube Particle Astrophysics Center at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, the team used Google Cloud, Google Kubernetes Engine, and GPU sharing with Nvidia GPUs in Google Kubernetes Engine to expand the Open Science Grid to help detect neutrinos at the South Pole. Sharing increased job throughput by about 40%.

Editors’ Choice Awards

By migrating EDA workloads to AWS, Arm can now run more than 53 million jobs per week and up to 9 million jobs per day utilizing more than 25,800 Amazon EC2 instances, thereby optimizing compute costs, resulting in increased engineering productivity and accelerated speed to market for its users.

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