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Archives for August 2013

SC13 Seeks Your Best Visualizations

SC13 is seeking submissions for their “Walk-in Video Loop” of scientific visualizations. Displayed on the big screen before and after the plenary sessions, these videos will showcase the state-of-the-art in simulation footage. These videos will be projected on a 32’ by 18’ high definition surface and should have at least a 1920×1080 pixel resolution at […]

A New Look for insideHPC

insideHPC features a fresh, new design.

Video: Interconnect for Tightly Coupled Accelerators Architecture

The Tightly Coupled Accelerators (TCA) architecture is designed to reduce the communication latency between accelerators over different nodes.

Argonne Hosts Workshop on Resource Intensive Open Clouds

Argonne National Labs hosted a one-day workshop last week to surface unmet needs for Open Cloud research.

Tom Edsall on the Changing Data Center

Tom Edsall from stealth startup Insieme Networks discusses some of the current trends in the data center from changing topologies to an applications focus.

US and UK to Collaborate on HPC for Competitiveness

Over at Lawrence Livermore, Donald B Johnston writes that the US National Labs are collaborating with their counterparts in the UK to help increase industrial competitiveness. As part of a memorandum of understanding signed this week by LLNL Director Parney Albright and Chief Executive John Womersley of the United Kingdom’s STFC, Livermore will share technology […]

Hacker Sells Root Access to U.S. Supercomputers

A 24-year-old Pennsylvania hacker pleaded guilty today to accusations he tried to sell access to Energy Department supercomputers he unlawfully accessed.

Bursting Data between Data Centers: Case for Transport SDN

Abhinava Sadasivarao from Infinera makes the case for Transport SDN.

Biotech Companies Seeing ROI in HPC Systems

Over at BizTech, Kym Gilhooly writes that a growing number of businesses are acknowledging “to compete, you must compute,” turning to HPC systems to supercharge modeling, simulation and data analysis. The commoditization of technologies used within HPC systems puts them within reach of SMBs, says James Lowey, vice president of technology at the Translational Genomics […]

Video: Heterogeneous Multi-processor Coherent Interconnect

This talk describes a multi-core shared memory controller interconnect with up to 12 processors and high-bandwidth IO to the SoC infrastructure.