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XSEDE Industry Challenge Bridges the Gap to Manufacturing

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Over at the XSEDE blog, Scott Gibson writes that the organization is collaborating with industrial partners to both advance open science and improve companies’ bottom lines. The “Industry Challenge” is a new XSEDE program designed to bring the scientific and industrial communities together in multidisciplinary collaborative teams and connect them with world-class advanced digital services. […]

Lucera Announces On-demand Infrastructure for Global Electronic Trading

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Today Lucera Financial Infrastructures announced the availability of its high-performance infrastructure to power electronic trading by financial institutions and high-frequency trading (HFT) firms.

UberCloud HPC Experiment: Paving the Way for HPC as a Service

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Burak Yenier presented this talk at the Stanford HPC Conference. “The UberCloud HPC Experiment brings together over 1000 participants to pave the way for HPC as a Service. Active project teams explore the end-to-end process of accessing remote computing resources in HPC centers and in HPC Clouds to study and overcome the potential roadblocks for industry applications such as CAE, Bio, and Life Sciences.”

New Mellanox CloudX Platform for Building Efficient Public, Private, and Hybrid Clouds

Today Mellanox announced CloudX, a reference architecture for building efficient cloud platforms.

The Push to Exascale

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Over at TechRadar, Julian Fielden from OCF writes that the users faced with almost insurmountable energy and cooling challenges will likely avoid owning and housing their own Exascale computing facilities and look to the “cloud” and on-demand services provided by much larger international suppliers.

Supercomputing as a Trump Card for Finance and Manufacturing

Over at the Connect Blog, Adriana Hamacher writes that the attractions of big data and necessity for increased computing power are pulling HPC out of its academic cloisters and into business. These new developments can open up the world of supercomputers to expanding organisations that want to quickly take on more work and exceed capacity […]

Discovering HPC Power with the UberCloud Marketplace

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In this video, Burak Yenier from the HPC Experiment describes the new UberCloud Marketplace. As a One-Stop-Shop for HPC as a Service, the Marketplace is a place where engineers and scientists can discover, try and buy the computing power and expertise on demand they need for their computational and data-intensive tasks.

Windows Azure Adds New High Performance Capabilities

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Over at the Windows HPC Team Blog, Alex Sutton writes that Azure now offers new compute intensive VM sizes for Cloud Services.

New UberCloud Marketplace is a One-Stop-Shop for HPC as a Service

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Advocates of Cloud Computing for HPC Workloads got a huge potential boost for their cause this week with the announcement that opening of the new UberCloud Marketplace. As a One-Stop-Shop for HPC as a Service, the Marketplace is a place where engineers and scientists can discover, try and buy the computing power and expertise on demand they need for their computational and data-intensive tasks.

Could Apps be the Future of Informatics?

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In this special feature from Scientific Computing World, Sean Ekins from Collaborative Drug Discovery explains to Robert Roe how science apps can be used for cheminformatics workflows. Delegates attending the SLAS2014 Conference in San Diego California from 18 to 22 January were able to download a conference app – available free from the iTunes store […]