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Interview: ISC’14 Exhibitors Innovation Forum to Share Stories of Product Development

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ISC’14 has announced the first-ever Exhibitors Innovation Forum, an exciting opportunity to help first-time exhibitors share the stories behind their product development. Their goal is to bring the successful candidates face to face with users, collaborators and the media. To learn more, we caught up with Nages Sieslack from ISC and Steve Conway from the Exhibitors Innovation Forum Steering Committee. […]

iRODS 4.0 Data Management Tool Broadens Appeal

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This week the iRODS Consortium announced the release of the iRODS 4.0 data management platform.

Project CoolEmAll Collaboration Delivers Next-Gen Datacenter Management Tools

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Today European Commission funded CoolEmAll project announced significant progress on a range of holistic datacenter management technologies thanks to a collaboration with Future Facilities and TSO Logic.

RSC PetaStream Delivers 1.2 PFLOPS Per Rack with Xeon Phi

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Today Russian supercomputer vendor RSC Group announced record single-rack performance with their last RSC PetaStream ultra-high density system.

Mira Supercomputer Powers Plasma Turbulence Simulations for Fusion Energy

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Researchers from Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory are using supercomputing power from Argonne to tackle the daunting challenge of fusion energy.

Piz Daint – Europe’s Most Powerfull Supercomputer Cleared for Users

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Today CSCS inaugurated the Piz Daint supercomputer in Lugano, Switzerland. As part of the the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre, Piz Daint is currently the most powerful computer in Europe.

OpenACC Touts Growing Adoption at Upcoming GPU Technology Conference

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“OpenACC is gaining momentum and adoption,” said Duncan Poole, President of the OpenACC Standards Group. “Developers benefit because using OpenACC directives makes parallel programming more productive and collaboration easier. Large, legacy codes are easier to maintain and accelerated code is more portable across HPC systems.”

OpenFabrics Developer Workshop Coming Up March 30 – April 2

The 10th annual OpenFabrics Alliance International Developer Workshop takes place March 30–April 2 at the Monterey Marriott in Monterey, CA. “This isn’t the usual industry conference with one-way presentations. It’s a workshop featuring discussions on the development and improvement of OpenFabrics Software (OFS), the open-source software foundation of all RDMA enabled fabrics, and the strategic opportunities and advancements within the OFA. “

Sponsored Post: Utilization vs. Efficiency – How to Have Them Both on your HPC System

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“We all want maximum utilization from our HPC systems but do we really know how efficiently this time is being used? With Allinea Performance Reports, you now have the information you need without changing the source code or the application to drive smarter computing.”

NeCTAR Research Cloud to Grow to 30,000 Cores

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The NeCTAR Research Cloud in Australia will be expanded considerably during 2014 with more research cloud nodes joining and the existing cloud nodes expanding their offerings.