At ISC, the Green500 Witnesses a New Frontier in Efficient Computing

June 8, 2022

Back in 2008, the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) set an ambitious target: an exascale supercomputer in a 20-megawatt envelope. That targ Read more…

Thomas Sterling’s ISC Keynote Celebrates Frontier and the Exascale Tour de Force

June 1, 2022

For a change, said Thomas Sterling, long-time ISC keynoter and HPC pioneer, picking a theme for his 2022 talk wasn’t a challenge. “What is the word you need that everyone will remember and agree to about a particular year? This was easy. It's exaflops. I mean real exaflops, you know, the kind you can get your teeth into exaflops, not words like exascale or low-precision exaflops, or 'we know what an exaflops is, right... Read more…

Top500: Exascale Is Officially Here with Debut of Frontier

May 30, 2022

The 59th installment of the Top500 list, issued today from ISC 2022 in Hamburg, Germany, officially marks a new era in supercomputing with the debut of the first-ever exascale system on the list. Frontier, deployed at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, achieved 1.102 exaflops in its fastest High Performance Linpack run, which was completed... Read more…

The Final Frontier: US Has Its First Exascale Supercomputer

May 30, 2022

In April 2018, the U.S. Department of Energy announced plans to procure a trio of exascale supercomputers at a total cost of up to $1.8 billion dollars. Over the ensuing four years, many announcements were made, many deadlines were missed, and a pandemic threw the world into disarray. Now, at long last, HPE and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have announced that the first of those... Read more…

ECP Director Doug Kothe Named ORNL Associate Laboratory Director

May 16, 2022

The Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has selected Doug Kothe to be the next Associate Laboratory Director for its Computing and Computational Sciences Directorate (CCSD), HPCwire has learned. Kothe will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Jeff Nichols, whose last day is July 1. Kothe will transition into the position on June 6. As director of the United States' Exascale Computing Project... Read more…

Ahead of Frontier’s Deployment This Year, 1.5 Cabinet ‘Crusher’ Serves Science

March 28, 2022

The Frontier supercomputer was installed at Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory in 2021, with the final cabinet rolled into place in October. While shakeout of the full 2-exaflops peak system continues – we have heard off-record about troubles with the fabric technology that connects the massive system – the Frontier project is running with a smaller testbed system of the same core design. Read more…

15 Slides on Right and Wrong Ways to Program GPU-based US Leadership Supercomputers

March 2, 2022

U.S. leadership computers today are giant GPU-based machines, whether you’re talking about the pre-exascale Summit supercomputer in operation today at the Oak Read more…

Jack Dongarra on SC21, the Top500 and His Retirement Plans

November 29, 2021

HPCwire's Managing Editor sits down with Jack Dongarra, Top500 co-founder and Distinguished Professor at the University of Tennessee, during SC21 in St. Louis to discuss the 2021 Top500 list, the outlook for global exascale computing, and what exactly is going on in that Viking helmet photo. Read more…

  • arrow
  • Click Here for More Headlines
  • arrow

Whitepaper

5 HPC Optimization Techniques

For many organizations, decisions about whether to run HPC workloads in the cloud or in on-premises datacenters are less all-encompassing and more about leveraging both infrastructures strategically to optimize HPC workloads across hybrid environments. From multi-clouds to on-premises, dark, edge, and point of presence (PoP) datacenters, data comes from all directions and in all forms while HPC workloads run in every dimension of modern datacenter schemes. HPC has become multi-dimensional and must be managed as such.

This white paper explores several of these new strategies and tools for optimizing HPC workloads across all dimensions to achieve breakthrough results in Microsoft Azure.

Download Now

Sponsored by Altair

Advanced Scale Career Development & Workforce Enhancement Center

Featured Advanced Scale Jobs:

Receive the Monthly
Advanced Computing Job Bank Resource:

HPCwire Resource Library

HPCwire Product Showcase

Subscribe to the Monthly
Technology Product Showcase:

HPCwire