IBM Debuts Qiskit Runtime for Quantum Computing; Reports Dramatic Speed-up

In conjunction with its virtual Think event, IBM today introduced an enhanced Qiskit Runtime Software for quantum computing, which it says demonstrated 120x speedup in simulating molecules. Qiski

By John Russell

Bristol Researchers Develop ML Method to Characterize Quantum Systems

Researchers from the University of Bristol have developed an algorithm that leverages machine learning to help characterize quantum systems. Building models of quantum systems has long been compu

By John Russell

MLPerf Issues New Inferencing Results, Adds Power Metrics, Nvidia Wins (Again)

MLPerf.org, the young ML benchmarking organization, today issued its third round of inferencing results (MLPerf Inference v1.0) intended to compare how well various systems and accelerators perfo

By John Russell

GTC21: Nvidia Launches cuQuantum; Dips a Toe in Quantum Computing

Yesterday Nvidia officially dipped a toe into quantum computing with the launch of cuQuantum SDK, a development platform for simulating quantum circuits on GPU-accelerated systems. As Nvidia CEO

By John Russell

  • Off The Wire

  • Breaking News

More Off The Wire

Subscribe to HPCwire's Weekly Update!

Be the most informed person in the room! Stay ahead of the tech trends with industy updates delivered to you every week!

Nvidia Debuts BlueField-3 – Its Next DPU with Big Plans for an Expanded Role

April 12, 2021

Nvidia today announced its next generation data processing unit (DPU) – BlueField-3 – adding more substance to its evolving concept of the DPU as a full-fledged partner to CPUs and GPUs in delivering advanced computing. Nvidia is pitching the DPU as an active engine... Read more…

AI Systems Summit Keynote: Brace for System Level Heterogeneity Says de Supinski

April 1, 2021

Heterogeneous computing has quickly come to mean packing a couple of CPUs and one-or-many accelerators, mostly GPUs, onto the same node. Today, a one-such-node system has become the standard AI server offered by dozens of vendors. This is not to diminish the many advances... Read more…

Rice Oil and Gas Keynote Offers Exascale Lessons and Thoughts on Technology Uptake

March 11, 2021

For the better part of a decade the U.S. Exascale Computing Initiative (ECI) has been churning along vigorously. The first exascale supercomputer – Frontier – is expected this year, with Aurora and El Capitan to follow. How much of the exascale-derived technology will diffuse through the broader HPC landscape... Read more…

ORNL’s Jeffrey Vetter on How IRIS Runtime will Help Deal with Extreme Heterogeneity

March 3, 2021

Jeffrey Vetter is a familiar figure in HPC. Last year he became one of the new section heads in a reorganization at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He had been f Read more…

IBM Continues Mainstreaming Power Systems and Integrating Red Hat in Pivot to Cloud

February 23, 2021

As IBM continues its massive pivot to the cloud, its Power-microprocessor-based products are being mainstreamed and realigned with the corporate-wide strategy. Read more…

SYCL 2020 Launches with New Name, New Features, and High Ambition

February 9, 2021

The Khronos Group today formally launched SYCL 2020, the parallel programming framework based on IS0 standard C++ that has been gaining traction in HPC and will Read more…

Think Big: IBM Shows Ambitious Roadmap for Quantum Computing Ecosystem

February 4, 2021

IBM today laid out a more detailed roadmap for bringing quantum computing to practical usefulness. Last fall, IBM spelled out its hardware plans. Today, it spelled out its software ecosystem plans including, among other things, new tools and cloud initiatives. Perhaps wisely, IBM... Read more…

Visualization and Filesystem Use Cases Show Value of Large Memory Fat Nodes on Frontera

February 2, 2021

Frontera, the world’s largest academic supercomputer housed at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC), is big both in terms of number of computational nodes and the capabilities of the large memory “fat” compute nodes. A couple of recent use cases demonstrate how academic researchers... Read more…

Leading Solution Providers

Contributors

  • arrow
  • Click Here for More Headlines
  • arrow

Whitepaper

Next-Generation Sequencing Application with WASAI on QCT POD for Medical (QPM)

In this age of AI and DL, medical researchers are focusing on real time health data capture, precise data analysis, as well as machine assisted analysis. Due to the trend of increasing data volumes, a scalable storage and data management system is more important than ever. Time and cost efficiency of resources are also critical issues when addressing complex tasks. Modernizing the infrastructure of servers, racks, storage, and networking is key to realizing medical innovation. The QPM (QCT POD for Medical), a Platform on Demand (POD) solution, provides the infrastructure and data management needed to meet the processing and storage requirements of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) and DNA sequencing.

Download Now

Sponsored by QCT

Whitepaper

HPE APOLLO 80: Get Immediate Performance Boost By Giving CPUs High Bandwidth Memory

The recently introduced HPE Apollo 80 from Hewlett Packard Enterprise is a new addition to the arsenal of high-performance computing (HPC) systems tools that an organization can opt for when there are memory-bound and bandwidth-sensitive workloads. The adoption of the Apollo 80 is driven by the fact that many such applications can run dramatically faster on the system and this performance boost is accessible with lightweight porting and minimal tuning. Download this white paper to learn how organizations that are running memory bandwidth-bound applications can use the system to accelerate those workloads with a purpose-built CPU that is accessible to existing applications.

Download Now

Sponsored by HPE

Whitepaper

HPC Data Storage Enables Microbiome Research and Understanding of COVID-19 and Other Diseases

In this webinar, Martijn de Vries, CTO at Bright Computing and Robert Stober, Director of Product Management at Bright Computing, discuss the convergence of HPC and AI in the context of current industry trends and practices being used by organizations. They will discuss and demonstrate the convergence of HPC and AI on a shared infrastructure using Bright auto-scaler to enable efficient use of compute resources based on workload demand and policies, and also cover how to extend HPC/A.I. infrastructure to edge locations. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to gain valuable insight into innovative ways HPC and AI are being used together today.

Download Now

Sponsored by Panasas

SpotlightON

Popular AI Use Cases

In this SpotlightON we take a look at the fast-expanding world of AI use cases. In some sense it’s harder to identify what won’t be a potential use case for AI. Today, finance, internet commerce, healthcare, energy discovery and management, and IoT applications are all hot beds of AI development and deployment. Many more will follow. Learn how your work day and business may benefit from these experiences.

Download Compendium

Sponsored by NetApp

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