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TACC Announces 15th Anniversary and the Opening of a New Building

May 31, 2016 |

May 31 — It is fitting that the 15th anniversary of TACC coincides with the opening of a new building: if there has been one consistent hallmark of TACC over the last 15 years, it is growth. TACC was founded in 2001 on the premise that computational simulation was becoming the “third mode of science”, Read more…

Supermicro to Exhibit Range of Server, Storage, and Networking Solutions at Computex 2016

May 31, 2016 |

TAIPEI, Taiwan, May 31 — Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), the leading innovator in total infrastructure solutions for Intelligent Computing Ecosystems will exhibit its full range of server, storage and networking solutions this week at Computex 2016 in Taipei, Taiwan. Supermicro’s showcase highlights the advantages of their broad product portfolio to address the growing performance, efficiency, density and Read more…

SGI to Participate in D.A. Davidson 8th Annual Technology Forum

May 27, 2016 |

MILPITAS, Calif., May 27 — SGI (NASDAQ: SGI), a global leader in high-performance solutions for compute, data analytics and data management, today announced that management will be participating in the D.A. Davidson 8th Annual Technology Forum on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York, NY, and will be presenting at the Stifel Technology, Internet Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

May 26, 2016 |

Here at HPCwire, we aim to keep the HPC community apprised of the most relevant and interesting news items that get tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are presented below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. A before and after illustrating the positive influence @NVIDIATesla has had on modern technology #NVIDIA #HPC #GPU Read more…

UMass Dartmouth Hosts Massachusetts-Wide HPC Day

May 26, 2016 |

May 26 — Today, major advances in nearly all types of science and engineering are aided by computation. Indeed, high-performance computing (HPC) or supercomputing is now considered as the third pillar of scientific discovery alongside experiment and theory. Massachusetts universities (both public and private) excel in this emerging area and have a strong and diverse Read more…

Details Announced for Teratec Forum Workshop

May 26, 2016 |

May 26 — Big Data and HPC applications never cease to amaze! For this Teratec Forum 2016 “technology” workshop, we turn the spotlight on “HPC, Connected Objects, and IIoT Infrastructures“. This workshop will focus on the new high performance infrastructure and simulation technologies integrated into the IIoT infrastructures that will increasingly be used in the complex systems of tomorrow.  Objective: Read more…

Call for Participation Issued for Women in IT Networking at SC16

May 25, 2016 |

May 25 — The Women in IT Networking at SC (WINS) program, introduced in November 2015 at the SC15 conference in Austin, Texas, developed as a means for addressing the prevalent gender gap that exists in Information Technology (IT) particularly in the fields of network engineering and high performance computing (HPC). The 2015 program enabled Read more…

Jack Dongarra Named ISC Program Chair for 2017

May 23, 2016 |

FRANKFURT, Germany, May 23 — The ISC Group, the organizer of ISC High Performance, is pleased to announce the appointment of Prof. Dr. Jack Dongarra of University of Tennessee, USA, as the program chairman for ISC 2017. This appointment underlines the international dimension of this conference. As the program chair, Dongarra will be actively involved in Read more…

HPC Advisory Council Kicks Off Fourth Annual RDMA Programming Competition

May 23, 2016 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 23 — Focused on supporting STEM student development, the HPC Advisory Council (HPCAC), a leading non-profit organization focused on High Performance Computing (HPC) education and outreach, officially launched its Fourth Annual RDMA Programming Competition in China this week. Designed to support undergraduate curriculum and talent development, this unique hands-on competition furthers students study, Read more…

SC16 Student Cluster Competition to Mark Tenth Year With 14 Teams Competing

May 20, 2016 |

May 20 — The application reviews have been completed and the SC16 Student Cluster Competition (SCC) committee has invited 14 teams to compete in this year’s event in Salt Lake City. The teams hail from across the U.S., as well at Asia, Europe and South America. The competition will feature six universities competing for the Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

May 19, 2016 |

Here at HPCwire, we aim to keep the HPC community apprised of the most relevant and interesting news items that get tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are presented below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. #ISC16 registration numbers are looking good. We might as well reach 3,000 attendees 🙂 Looking forward to Read more…

XSEDE16 Announces Plenary Speaker

May 19, 2016 |

May 19 — Dr. Pamela McCauley has been named a plenary speaker for the XSEDE16 conference taking place July 17-21, 2016 in Miami. In this dynamic keynote address, McCauley will discuss the impact of innovation on individuals, nations, and the global society. McCauley will highlight her State Department HIV/AIDS Health Care Service Delivery work as an application Read more…

SC16 Student Volunteer Deadline Quickly Approaching

May 19, 2016 |

May 19 — For those undergraduate and graduate students interested in being a Student Volunteer at SC16 time is quickly running out. Benefits include making mentor connections, attending workshops, access to world-class technical sessions, and forging relationships that will last your entire career. Student Volunteers play a key role in supporting the overall conference and conference Read more…

PRACEdays16 Concludes

May 18, 2016 |

May 18 — PRACEdays16 was held from Tuesday, May 10, to Thursday, May 12, 2016, in Prague, Czech Republic. More than 220 participants joined the plenary and parallel sessions for keynote presentations and discussions about and between science, industry and HPC. This year for the first time, PRACEdays16 became the center point of the European Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

May 12, 2016 |

Here at HPCwire, we aim to keep the HPC community apprised of the most relevant and interesting news items that get tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are presented below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. "Nothing is impossible to a willing heart." Great reminder by Olga Baeva! #HPC #IBM pic.twitter.com/0Ls5GYo5uz — Colleen Read more…

XSEDE16 Registration is Open

May 11, 2016 |

May 11 — XSEDE16 takes place July 17-21 at the Intercontinental Hotel & Resort Miami — the hotel rises 34 stories with views of the Atlantic Ocean, Biscayne Bay, and the Port of Miami. XSEDE16, the 5th annual conference, will showcase the discoveries, innovations, challenges and achievements of those who use and support XSEDE resources and services, Read more…

Novetta Joins Leverage Big Data 2016 as a Sponsor

May 9, 2016 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 9 — The Leverage Big Data 2016 summit, the market-leading, live hosted summit aimed at exploring the panoply of Big Data phenomena and how businesses are leveraging these technologies to establish ROI, today announced that Novetta has joined the summit as a sponsor. Leverage Big Data 2016 is an exclusive, invitation-only, hosted Read more…

Early Bird Registration for ISC 2016 to Close May 11

May 6, 2016 |

FRANKFURT, Germany, May 6 — The early bird registration period for the 31st annual ISC High Performance conference will close next Wednesday, May 11, thus bringing the opportunity for attendees to save over 45 percent off the on-site registration rates to an end. The organizers encourage participants not to wait until the last minute to register. This year the conference will Read more…

Weekly Twitter Roundup

May 5, 2016 |

Here at HPCwire, we aim to keep the HPC community apprised of the most relevant and interesting news items that get tweeted throughout the week. The tweets that caught our eye this past week are presented below. Check back in next Thursday for an entirely updated list. Phenomenal evening with @hms_rc @fasrc and @MichaelDell We truly appreciate our amazing partnership!#HPC #storage pic.twitter.com/Reg5ERvdmk — James Read more…

Keynote Speakers Announced for Leverage Big Data 2016 Summit on “Establishing ROI in the Big Data Frontier”

May 5, 2016 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 5 — The Leverage Big Data 2016 summit, the market-leading, live hosted summit aimed at exploring the panoply of Big Data phenomena and how businesses are leveraging these technologies to establish ROI, today announced the final lineup of end-user speakers for its summit program aimed at arming senior technology business executives in Read more…