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How Meltdown and Spectre Patches Will Affect HPC Workloads

There have been claims that the fixes for the Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerabilities, named the KPTI (aka KAISER) patches, are going to affect application performance by 10-30 percent. The

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Momentum Builds for US Exascale

2018 looks to be a great year for the U.S. exascale program. The last several months of 2017 revealed a number of important developments that help put the U.S. quest for exascale on a solid found

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URISC@SC17 and the #LongestLastMile

January 11, 2018

A multinational delegation recently attended the Understanding Risk in Shared CyberEcosystems workshop, or URISC@SC17, in Denver, Colorado. URISC participants and presenters from 11 countries, including eight African nations, 12 U.S. states, Canada, India and Nepal, also attended SC17, the annual international conference for high performance computing, networking, storage and analysis that drew nearly 13,000 attendees. Read more…

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Intel, Micron to Go Their Separate 3D NAND Ways

January 10, 2018

The announcement on Monday (Jan. 8) that Intel and Micron have decided to “update” – that is, end – their long-term joint development partnership for 3D Read more…

By Doug Black

Activist Investor Ratchets up Pressure on Mellanox to Boost Returns

January 9, 2018

Activist investor Starboard Value has sent a letter to Mellanox CEO Eyal Waldman demanding dramatic operational changes to boost returns to shareholders. This i Read more…

By John Russell

Mixed-Signal Neural Net Leverages Memristive Technology

January 8, 2018

Memristive technology has long been attractive for potential use in neuromorphic computing. Among other things it would permit building artificial neural networ Read more…

By John Russell

Microsoft Extends Hybrid Cloud Push with Avere Deal

January 3, 2018

Microsoft continued its foray into the high-end cloud storage sector with a deal this week to acquire hybrid cloud data storage and management vendor Avere Systems. The deal announced on Wednesday follows Microsoft's acquisition last August of Cycle Computing to bolster its "big compute" initiatives on the Azure cloud. Read more…

By George Leopold

Hyperion Sets Agenda for HPC User Forum in Europe

January 3, 2018

Regional HPC strategies, including the perennial jostling for sway among Europe, the U.S., and Japan, will highlight the HPC User Forum, Europe, scheduled for M Read more…

By John Russell

Intel to Take More Risks, Declares CEO in Memo

December 20, 2017

In a year-end call-to-arms memo sent to all Intel employees, CEO Brian Krzanich declared that “the new normal” at Intel will be change and risk-taking. Acco Read more…

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CHPC National Conference in Pretoria, South Africa

December 20, 2017

The 11th South African Centre for High Performance Computing (CHPC) Annual National Conference convened Dec. 3-7, 2017 at the Velmore Estate Hotel south of Pret Read more…

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