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Video: Allinea Forge Demo

Mark O'Connor (left) and Rich Brueckner (right)

In this video from SC14, Mark O’Conner from Allinea demonstrates the company’s new Forge software development suite. “A shared, intuitive user interface between the debugger and profiler with a single, shallow learning curve ensures scientific developers and HPC experts alike get the maximum value from your tools investment.”

Video: Deep Learning on GPU Clusters

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“Deep neural networks have recently emerged as an important tool for difficult AI problems, and have found success in many fields ranging from computer vision to speech recognition. Training deep neural networks is computationally intensive, and so practical application of these networks requires careful attention to parallelism. GPUs have been instrumental in the success of deep neural networks, because they significantly reduce the cost of network training, which then has allowed many researchers to train better networks. In this talk, I will discuss how we were able to duplicate results from a 1000 node cluster using only 3 nodes, each with 4 GPUs.”

Register Now for Rice University Oil and Gas HPC Workshop

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Registration is now open for the Rice University Oil and Gas High Performance Computing Workshop.

Radio Free HPC Looks at Network Security in Light of 2014 Data Breaches

Linda Millis, Senior VP for Business Development, Sol-Pass

In this episode, the Radio Free HPC team looks at Network Security in light of the recent series of breaches at places like Sony, Home Depot, and Target. Our special guest this week is Security Expert Linda Millis, who has a day job as Senior VP of Sol-Pass.

Video: DDN Service Strategy and Satisfaction Results

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In this video from the DDN User Group at SC14, Mark Canepa presents: DDN Service Strategy and Satisfaction Results.

Bright Computing Powers Denmark’s Most Powerful Supercomputer for Life Sciences

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Today Bright Computing announced that the company has helped launch Denmark’s most powerful supercomputer dedicated to Life Sciences. With more than 16,000 cores, 92 TeraByte of memory, and 7.5 PetaByte of storage, the container-based supercomputer is called Computerome.

City University Powers Research with Big Memory SGI UV 300

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This week SGI announced that the City University of New York (CUNY) has selected an SGI UV 300 supercomputer to support the university’s interdisciplinary research and educational activities through SGI’s platinum partner Comnetco, Inc.

Call for Participation: EASC2015 Exascale Conference

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The Exascale Applications and Software Conference (EASC2015) has issued its Call For Participation.

Video: Optimizing Lustre and GPFS Solutions with DDN

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In this video from the DDN User Group at SC14, Robert Triendl presents: Optimizing Lustre and GPFS Solutions with DDN.

Women in HPC to be Featured in PRACE Digest

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The European PRACE initiative is collaborating with the Women in HPC organization to publish two magazines dedicated to Women in High Performance Computing. The cover of at least one of these magazines will include a mosaic or collage of pictures of women working in HPC in Europe, and they need to collect as many photographs as possible.