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Key Benefits of SGI UV 2000 Architecture for Life Sciences

InsideHPC Guide to HPC in Life Sciences

The SGI UV system is uniquely suited for bioinformatics and genomics by providing the computational capabilities and global shared memory architecture needed for even the most demanding sequencing and analytic tasks, including post sequencing and other data intensive workflows.

OLCF Moves Forward on Application Readiness for Summit Supercomputer

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Today the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) announced a significant step forward in the delivery of Summit, the next-generation supercomputer IBM will deliver in 2017 to greatly advance the nation’s energy and science agenda. Following a formal call for proposals and a review process, ORNL revealed 13 science application readiness projects selected as part of the Center for Accelerated Application Readiness (CAAR) program.

OCF Deploys Lenovo Arcus Cluster at University of Oxford

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Today the University of Oxford unveiled its new Arcus Phase B cluster. Integrated by OCF in the UK, the 5000 core Lenovo cluster will support research across all four Divisions at the University; Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences; Medical Sciences; Social Sciences; and Humanities.

Hurry! Enter SC15 Student Cluster Competition by April 17

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The clock is ticking down for teams to submit their applications for the SC15 Student Cluster Competition. The deadline to apply for a spot in this year’s competition is Friday, April 17.

Terascala Powers Bioinformatics at SDSU

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Today Teracala announced that San Diego State University is using a Terascala-powered HPC storage solution to study the DNA of viruses and bacteria.

Job of the Week: HPC Software Engineer at SchedMD

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SchedMD in Livermore, California is seeking an HPC Software Engineer in our Job of the Week.

Podcast: Michael Papka and Susan Coghlan on the 180 Petaflop Aurora Supercomputer

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In this Tech Shift podcast, Michael Papka and Susan Coghlan from Argonne National Laboratory discuss the 180 Petaflop Aurora supercomputer scheduled for deployment in 2018.

Intel to Deliver Nation’s Most Powerful Supercomputer at Argonne

Congressman Dan Lipinski

Today Intel announced that the company will deliver two next-generation supercomputers to Argonne National Laboratory. “The contract is part of the DOE’s multimillion dollar initiative to build state-of-the-art supercomputers at Argonne, Lawrence Livermore and Oak Ridge National Laboratories that will be five to seven times more powerful than today’s top supercomputers.”

SGI Solutions for Next Generation Sequencing

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The SGI UV system allows computational biologists to take a different, far more effective approach to dealing with the huge data sets generated by contemporary Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) and analytic applications.

Optimizing Chilled Water Systems at ORNL

Chillers at the OLCF help keep supercomputers running efficiently by cooling water to 42 degrees. Recent findings indicate the OLCF can raise the temperature of water running through Titan to 48 degrees.

Staff members at Oak Ridge National Laboratory are evaluating how supercomputers can be cooled more efficiently.