Microsoft Wants to Speed Quantum Development

Quantum computing continues to make headlines in what remains of 2017 as tech giants jockey to establish a pole position in the race toward commercialization of quantum. This week, Microsoft took

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Intel® Omni-Path Architecture and Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processor Family Enable Breakthrough Science on 13.7 petaFLOPS MareNostrum 4

In publicly and privately funded computational science research, dollars (or Euros in this case) follow FLOPS. And when you’re one of the leading computing centers in Europe with a reputation a

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HPC Iron, Soft, Data, People – It Takes an Ecosystem!

Cutting edge advanced computing hardware (aka big iron) does not stand by itself. These computers are the pinnacle of a myriad of technologies that must be carefully woven together by people to c

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IBM Begins Power9 Rollout with Backing from DOE, Google

After over a year of buildup, IBM is unveiling its first Power9 system based on the same architecture as the Department of Energy CORAL supercomputers, Summit and Sierra. The new AC922 server pai

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Glimpses of Today’s Total Solar Eclipse

August 21, 2017

Here are a few arresting images posted by NASA of today’s total solar eclipse. Such astronomical events have always captured our imagination and it’s not ha Read more…

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Researchers Recreate ‘El Reno’ Tornado on Blue Waters Supercomputer

March 16, 2017

The United States experiences more tornadoes than any other country. About 1,200 tornadoes touch down each each year in the U.S. with most occurring during torn Read more…

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CPU-based Visualization Positions for Exascale Supercomputing

March 16, 2017

In this contributed perspective piece, Intel’s Jim Jeffers makes the case that CPU-based visualization is now widely adopted and as such is no longer a contrarian view, but is rather an exascale requirement. Read more…

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New File System from PSC Tackles Image Processing on the Fly

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Processing the high-volume datasets, particularly image data, generated by modern scientific instruments is a huge challenge. Last week, a team of researchers f Read more…

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Inside the Fire: TACC Image of Rapidly Spinning Star

December 11, 2015

A computer generated image of visualized variables from a star simulation dataset generated with Anelastic Spherical Harmonic code on the Ranger supercomputer a Read more…

Contrary View: CPUs Sometimes Best for Big Data Visualization

December 1, 2015

Contrary to conventional thinking, GPUs are often not the best vehicles for big data visualization. In this commentary, I discuss several key technical reasons Read more…

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Big Data Reveals Glorious Animation of Antarctic Bottom Water

November 30, 2015

A remarkably detailed animation of the movement of the densest and coldest water in the world around Antarctica has been produced using data generated on Austra Read more…

NSF-Funded CADENS Project Seeking Data and Visualizations

November 24, 2015

The NSF-funded Centrality of Advanced Digitally ENabled Science (CADENS) project is looking for scientific data to visualize or existing data visualizations to Read more…

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