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Podcast: Supercomputing Synthetic Transporter Proteins

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articleIn this podcast, Michael Grabe from the University of California – San Francisco describes how scientists designed completely from scratch a protein molecule that behaves like a slice of life.

Video: There and Back Again – The Battle of Lustre at LANL

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“A little over a year ago LANL’s HPC Division purchased and fielded our first general purpose InfiniBand-based Lustre parallel file system. This new Lustre deployment, being the first of several similar planned deployments, gave us the opportunity to design a new storage backbone from the ground up and to gain in depth experience with and insight into Lustre technology in order to facilitate the installment and configuration of future systems.”

Learn HPC Cluster Administration at LCI workshop

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Early bird registration rates end soon for the LCI workshop in Oklahoma. If you are a Linux system administrator new to HPC, this is the workshop for you!

Video: SDSC’s Data Oasis Gen II: ZFS, 40GbE, and Replication

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“The second generation of SDSC’s Data Oasis Lustre storage is coming online to support Comet, a new XSEDE cluster targeted at the long tail of science. The servers have been designed with Lustre on ZFS in mind, and also update the network to use bonded 40GbE interfaces. The raw storage totals 7.7 PB and are again based on commodity hardware provided by Aeon Computing, maintaining our focus on cost.”

Video: Cray’s Storage History and Outlook – Lustre+

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In this video from LUG 2015 in Denver, Jason Goodman from Cray presents: Cray’s Storage History and Outlook – Lustre+. “As a leader in open systems and parallel file systems, Cray builds on open source Lustre to unlock any industry-standard x86 Linux compute cluster using InfiniBand or 10/40 GbE utilizing proven Cray storage architectures.”

Video: OpenSFS Update

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In this video from LUG 2015, Charlie Carroll from Cray presents an OpenSFS update. “An important new trend is Lustre file system usage in the enterprise environment. Through community input and new or existing working groups, OpenSFS is moving to support this trend as required by the community.”

Interview: Software Defined Storage for Bridging HPC and Big Data Analytics

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Recently, insideHPC featured an interview with IBM’s Jay Muelhoefer on the topic of software defined infrastructure. To learn more about the storage sign of that coin, we caught up with Jim Gutowski and Scott Fadden from IBM.

Final SC15 Technical Papers due Friday, April 17

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Full paper submissions for SC15 Technical Papers are due by Friday, April 17.

Video: Lustre Development Update from LUG 2015

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Lustre Development Update

Video: EOFS Update from LUG 2015

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In this video from LUG 2015, Hugo Falter presents an EOFS Update. “The EOFS (European Open File System) was founded in 2010 too promote the establishment and adoption of open source parallel file systems, sustain and enhance its quality, capabilities and functionality and ensure that specific requirements of European organizations, institutions and companies are upheld.”