How the Cloud Is Falling Short for HPC

The last couple of years have seen cloud computing gradually build some legitimacy within the HPC world, but still the HPC industry lies far behind enterprise IT in its willingness to outsource c

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Facilitating the Deployment of Computing Resources to Non-Traditional HPC Users

Building upon the success of Intel® Cluster Ready and Intel® Scalable System Framework (Intel® SSF), Intel is enabling HPC for a broader set of users with the recently announced Intel® Select

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Stephen Hawking, Legendary Scientist, Dies at 76

Stephen Hawking passed away at his home in Cambridge, England, in the early morning of March 14; he was 76. Born on January 8, 1942, Hawking was an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, aut

By Tiffany Trader

Hyperion Tackles Elusive Quantum Computing Landscape

Quantum computing - exciting and off-putting all at once - is a kaleidoscope of technology and market questions whose shapes and positions are far from settled. Hyperion Research (formerly IDC’

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Mellanox Reacts to Activist Investor Pressures in Letter to Shareholders

March 16, 2018

Activist investor Starboard Value has been exerting pressure on Mellanox Technologies to increase its returns. In response, the high-performance networking company on Monday, March 12, published a letter to shareholders outlining its proposal for a May 2018 extraordinary general meeting (EGM) of shareholders and highlighting its long-term growth strategy and focus on operating margin improvement. Read more…

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Quantum Computing vs. Our ‘Caveman Newtonian Brain’: Why Quantum Is So Hard

March 15, 2018

Quantum is coming. Maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but soon enough. Within 10 to 12 years, we’re told, special-purpose quantum systems will enter the commercial realm. Assuming this happens, we can also assume that quantum will, over extended time, become increasingly general purpose as it delivers mind-blowing power. Read more…

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European LEGaTO Project Seeks to Develop Energy Efficient Stack

March 14, 2018

A new European project – Low Energy Toolset for Heterogeneous Computing (LEGaTO) – seeks to develop a software stack that improves energy management in supp Read more…

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Jeff Dean Thinks AI Can Solve Grand Challenges–Here’s How

March 13, 2018

In 2008, the National Academy of Engineering presented 14 Grand Challenges that, if solved, had the potential to radically improve the world. Thanks to recent b Read more…

By Alex Woodie

Intel, Microsft Partner on Machine Vision, AI

March 9, 2018

Intel and Microsoft are reuniting to support the chip maker’s vision processing unit on the software giant’s machine learning platform. The partners said th Read more…

By George Leopold

Startup Seeks CAE Shake Up with Cloud HPC Solvers-as-a-Service

March 5, 2018

Coming out of stealth, a startup is out to overturn the CAE industry with a combination of AWS-based HPC capabilities and what it says is superior multi-physics Read more…

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NSF Elevates Irene Qualters and Manish Parashar

March 5, 2018

The National Science Foundation announced two significant appointments today. Irene Qualters was named Senior Science Advisor within the CISE Office of the Assi Read more…

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2018 HackerRank Report Shows Progress and Challenge for Women Coders

March 5, 2018

The gender gap among coders is slowly shrinking according to the 2018 Women in Technology Report from HackerRank released last week. Women are learning to code Read more…

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From mismatches between compute and storage capabilities to colossal data volumes, data storage presents a number of challenges for scientific research. And as silos pop up and challenges expand, the pace of research often suffers.

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