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Podcast: Supermicro Tunes up with New Intel Xeon D-1500

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In this Chip Chat podcast, John Nguyen from Supermicro discusses the new “System on a Chip” Intel Xeon Processor D-1500 and how Supermicro is integrating this new solution into their products.

ARM Joins OpenMP ARB

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ARM has joined the OpenMP Architecture Review Board (ARB), a group of leading hardware and software vendors and research organizations creating the standard for the most popular shared-memory parallel programming model in use today.

Interview: E4 Computer Engineering Gears Up for ISC High Performance

Simone Tinti

The E4 Computer Engineering team has garnered a solid reputation in Europe with high performance computing solutions for customers like CERN. To learn more, we caught up with Simone Tinti, who heads up the E4 HPC Team.

OpenPOWER Summit Announces Speaker Lineupfor March Conference

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This week the OpenPOWER Foundation announced their lineup of speakers for the inaugural OpenPOWER Summit at the GPU Technology Conference in San Jose, March 17-19.

The Energy Challenge for Datacenters and HPC

Fabio Gallo, VP and GM, Eurotech

“As long as setting up an energy inefficient datacentre is an economically viable option for IT equipment owners, it is unlikely that substantial progress will be made towards reversing a dangerous trend. While the issue is a planetary one, now is a good time for Europe to take it in its own hands and show the planet the way towards a more responsible and energy conscious future for the IT industry and High Performance Computing.”

Hartree Centre Collaborates with Lenovo on ARM-based HPC

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Today Lenovo announced that the company is collaborating with the STFC Hartree Centre in the U.K. on improving the energy-efficiency of HPC systems.

Video: How to Build a Cheap Supercomputer

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In this video, Rasim Muratovic shows you how to to build a cheap super computer using Raspberry Pi devices. In related news, the $35 Raspberry Pi 2 is out with a faster processor and twice the memory.

Bright Computing Powers Denmark’s Most Powerful Supercomputer for Life Sciences

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Today Bright Computing announced that the company has helped launch Denmark’s most powerful supercomputer dedicated to Life Sciences. With more than 16,000 cores, 92 TeraByte of memory, and 7.5 PetaByte of storage, the container-based supercomputer is called Computerome.

Podcast: RCE & Rex Computing Look at the Open Compute Project

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In this RCE Podcast, Brock Palen and Jeff Squyres discuss the Open Compute Project with Thomas Sohmers from Rex Computing. “Thomas Sohmers is the founder and CEO of REX Computing. His experience includes working at the MIT Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies for 3 years as both an end user of HPC systems, and later transitioning into designing and building them at the lab. This experience led to starting REX Computing in 2013 as a recipient of the Peter Thiel ’20 under 20′ Fellowship, where he leads the architectural design and business operations.”

Video: Nvidia’s Path to Exascale

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“The end of Dennard scaling has made all computing power limited, so that performance is determined by energy efficiency. With improvements in process technology offering little increase in efficiency innovations in architecture and circuits are required to maintain the expected performance scaling. The large scale parallelism and deep storage hierarchy of future machines poses programming challenges. Future programming systems must allow the programmer to express their code in a high-level, target-independent manner and optimize the target-dependent decisions of mapping available parallelism in time and space. This talk will discuss these challenges in more detail and introduce some of the technologies being developed to address them.”