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Rob Farber Launches TechEnablement Blog

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Industry Analyst Rob Farber has launched his new TechEnablement Blog. With in-depth features and tutorials on HPC topics, TechEnablement is designed to enable you to work with the latest technology. As part of the new site, Farber has posted study guides on CUDA, OpenACC, OpenCL, and Intel Xeon Phi.

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.

Fostering Innovation with Intel Parallel Computing Centers

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Intel Parallel Computing Centers are focusing on modernizing applications to increase parallelism and scalability. By enabling the advancement of parallelism, the Intel Parallel Computing Centers will accelerate discovery in the fields of energy, finance, manufacturing, life sciences, weather, and beyond.

Intel Xeon Phi Boosts Helios Supercomputer to 2 Petaflops for ITER Fusion Project

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The French CEA is expanding the power of the Helios supercomputer in Japan with additional Intel Xeon Phi coprocessors.

New Whitepaper Looks at Peer-to-Peer Communications with Intel Xeon Phi

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Fans of the Intel Xeon Phi coprocessors should be interested in a new whitepaper by Colfax International: Configuration and Benchmarks of Peer-to-Peer Communication over Gigabit Ethernet and InfiniBand in a Cluster with Intel Xeon Phi Coprocessors. Intel Xeon Phi coprocessors allow symmetric heterogeneous clustering models, in which MPI processes are run fully on coprocessors, as […]

Ghent University Speeds Genome Analysis with TimeLogic

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Using FPGA-based accelerators, TimeLogic’s DeCypher systems greatly increase the speed of sequence comparison.

Bristol Joins Intel Parallel Computing Center Program

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The University of Bristol has announced a collaboration with Intel to develop parallel algorithms and optimize HPC applications for the Intel Xeon Phi.

Slidecast: COSMIC Middleware for Xeon Phi Servers and Clusters

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“Now in Beta, COSMIC is NEC’s system software that enables seamless Xeon Phi coprocessor sharing. It is completely transparent to applications and all other system software components. COSMIC is useful in organizations where several users share one or more Xeon Phi-based servers, and it can thus reduce capital cost by efficiently utilizing fewer servers.”

Radio Free HPC Looks at HPC Datacenter Evolution

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In this slidecast from Radio Free HPC, Fritz Ferstl from Univa leads a discussion on the continuing HPC Datacenter Evolution.

Learn to Redefine Scalable OpenMP and MPI Price-to-Performance

Learn to redefine your HPC investment by delivering all necessary compute capabilities while enjoying the ease of scalable shared memory computing!