Here are the HPC News Bits for March 18, 2011:
- HPC Clouds over St. Louis. Hexagrid Computing has partnered with the University of Missouri at St. Louis to provide HPC cloud computing to St. Louis startups. If User Groups are more your thing, join your HPC colleagues in St. Louis.
- Full House for Big Data. The Structure Big Data show is almost SOLD OUT. The March 23 conference in New York has only 20 tickets left. Fortunately, sessions will be streamed live from the Conference Site.
- Britsh Racing Green. The University of Durham has fired up a 25 Teraflop Cosmology machine that happens to be the Greenest super in the U.K.
- LONI Workshop. LSU will host a LONI High Performance Computing Workshop at Tulane University on March 24 & 25, 2011.
- Gas from Greens. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory has teamed with the Texas Advanced Computing Center to explore designer enzymes for renewable fuels.
- Nuclear Option. According to KnoxNews, ORNL’s nuclear-simulation project could shift focus, depending on what happens next in Japan.
- Taiwan: HPC’s Sleeping Dragon? Taiwan is getting ready to fire up a 170 Teraflop supercomputer from Acer this summer. Some say the ‘sleeping dragon’ is awakening in the world of high-performance computing.
- SC11 Seeking Student Volunteers. Students, apply to volunteer for SC11 starting April 1, 2011. Perks: free registration, housing, meals, and travel money!