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Managing GPUs by SLURM

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“SLURM is an open-source workload manager designed for Linux clusters of all sizes. It provides workload management on many of the most powerful computers in the world and its design is very modular with dozens of optional plugins. This talk will present an overview of SLURM and an analysis of the Consumable Resource Allocation Plugin and its utilization in connection with GPUs.”

Video: Introduction to GPUs

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“This talk will provide a general introduction to the GPU Development ecosystem by example of typical data processing tasks, compared to other solutions. It will give an overview of key architecture aspects that make amazingly high GPU performance possible.”

Nvidia’s Steve Oberlin on his New Role as CTO for Accelerated Computing

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In this video from GTC 2014, Steve Oberlin from Nvidia describes his new role as Chief Technical Officer for Accelerated Computing. Along the way, he discusses: the HPC lessons learned from the CRAY T3E and other systems, Nvidia’s plans to tackle the challenges of the HPC Memory Wall, the current status on Project Denver, and how Nvidia plans to couple to the POWER architecture in future systems.

Radio Free HPC Looks at GTC 2014 Technology Announcements

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With their upcoming Pascal generation of GPUs, Nvidia plans to bring NVLink and 3D stacked memory to market in their ongoing battle against the HPC memory wall. “This is our 50th episode of Radio Free HPC, so I’d like to offer a Tip of the Hat to my co-hosts, Henry Newman and Dan Olds!”

Video: Rich and Dan Test Drive a Tesla at GTC 2014

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In this video, Dan Olds and Rich Brueckner from Radio Free HPC take a Tesla Motors electric sedan for a test drive. Dan has a lead foot, so hang on and come along for the ride!

This Week in HPC: Highlights from GTC and the National HPCC Conference

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In this episode of This Week in HPC, Michael Feldman and Addison Snell from Intersect360 Research compare notes on GTC and the National HPCC Conference, which took place this week on opposite coasts.

Video: Rob Farber Looks at Nvidia’s New NVLink Technology

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In this video, industry analyst Rob Farber shares his perspectives on the recent GPU technology announcements from Nvidia. “At the 2014 GPU Technology Conference, Nvidia announced a new interconnect called NVLink which enables the next step in harnessing the full potential of the accelerator, and the Pascal GPU architecture with stacked memory, slated for 2016.”

Video: Penguin Computing Steps up to the Enterprise

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“Penguin Computing is the largest private supplier of complete high performance computing (HPC) solutions in North America and has built and operates the leading specialized public HPC cloud service Penguin Computing on Demand (POD). Penguin Computing also applies its core expertise in the field of distributed large-scale enterprise computing delivering scale-out compute, storage, virtualization, and cloud solutions for organizations looking to take advantage of modern open data center architectures.”

Video: Dr. Adam Gazzaley on the Future of Cognitive Enhancement

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“I will describe an approach developed in our lab that uses custom-designed video games to achieve meaningful and sustainable cognitive enhancement, as well the next stage of our research program, which uses video games integrated with technological innovations in software (e.g., brain computer interface algorithms, GPU computing) and hardware (e.g., virtual reality headsets, mobile EEG, transcranial electrical brain stimulation) to create a novel personalized closed loop system.”

Silicon Mechanics Adds Tesla K40 to Product Lineup

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Today Silicon Mechanics announced that the company now offers the Nvidia Tesla K40 as part of its GPU Solutions product line.