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Job of the Week: HPC Benchmarking Engineer at Mellanox

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Mellanox is seeking an HPC Performance Engineer in our Job of the Week.

Cray Bets Big on Lustre with Sonexion 2000 Storage

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Today Cray announced the launch of the Cray Sonexion 2000 system — the latest addition to its line of scale-out Lustre-powered storage solutions.

AMD Awarded $32 Million FastForward2 Contract

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Today ​AMD announced that for the third straight year it was awarded research grants for development of critical technologies needed for extreme-scale computing in conjunction with projects associated with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Extreme-Scale Computing Research and Development Program, known as “FastForward 2.”

Interview: Adrian Cockcroft on What Matters for Startups

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“Broadly speaking, Battery invests globally in cutting-edge, category-defining businesses in markets including enterprise IT, software and services, e-commerce, digital media and industrial technologies. And we invest at every stage of a company’s lifecycle from seed to buyout. From there, we are looking for big markets. Entrepreneurs who are building a great team and attacking a huge market opportunity are always of interest to us. We are also watching the tectonic shifts brought on by trends like cloud computing, big data and mobile, and working to identify the companies that are taking advantage of those trends to help define, or in many cases re-define, industries.”

Slidecast: Nvidia/IBM to Build Two Coral 100+ Petaflop Supercomputers in 2017

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In this slidecast, Sumit Gupta from Nvidia describes the company’s big win with IBM for two DOE supercomputers for deployment in 2017. The two machines will feature IBM POWER9 processors coupled with Nvidia’s future Volta GPU technology. NVLink will be a critical piece of the architecture as well, along with a system interconnect powered by Mellanox.

StartupHPC to Gather Technology Visionaries at SC14

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StartupHPC’s inaugural conference features an all-star roster of speakers and panelists that includes CEOs, CTOs, Founders, senior executives, serial entrepreneurs, attorneys, marketers, journalists, and industry analysts. Sharing first hand experiences and advice will illuminate the requirements for, and the practical paths towards, the successful creation and growth of startups.

insideHPC Founder John West Moves to TACC to Head Strategic Initiatives

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High performance computing veteran and leader, John West has been named director of Strategic Initiatives for the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin.

Asetek to Showcase Liquid Cooling at SC14

Today Asetek announced that the company will showcase its full range of RackCDU liquid cooling systems for HPC data centers at SC14.

ScaleMP Continues Momentum With New Release and Innovative Customers

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Today ScaleMP announced the release of its vSMP Foundation software, Version 6.0.

Video: Time-Lapse Installation of Cielo Supercomputer at LANL

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In this video, Los Alamos National Labs installs Cielo, the current stalwart of National Nuclear Security Administration capability computing. The system is currently ranked #32 on the TOP500.