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Call for Papers: Hot Interconnects 2015

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The Hot Interconnects 2015 Conference has issued its Call for Papers. The event takes place Aug. 26-28 in Santa Clara.

Video: The Future of the Intel Mic Architecture

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In this video, Intel’s James Reinders and Vadim Karpusenko from Colfax International discuss the future of parallel programming and Intel MIC architecture products.

SC15 Seeking More Teams for the Student Cluster Competition

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Sign up your team today! “The Student Cluster Competition is a high energy event featuring young supercomputing talent from around the world competing to build and operate powerful cluster computers. Created as an opportunity to showcase student expertise in a friendly yet spirited competition, the Student Cluster Competition aims to introduce the next generation of students to the high-performance computing community. Over the last couple of years, the competition has drawn teams from around the world, including Australia, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Germany, Russia, Taiwan and the United States.”

HPC User Forum Returns to Norfolk April 13-15

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IDC has published the agenda for their next HPC User Forum. The event will take place April 13-15 in Norfolk, VA. “Don’t miss the chance to hear top experts on these high-innovation, high-growth areas of the HPC market. You’ll also hear about government initiatives in the works for future-generation supercomputers.”

ClusterStor Solution for HPC and Big Data

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The ClusterStor SDA is built on Seagate’s successful ClusterStor family of high performance storage solutions for HPC and Big Data, providing unmatched file system performance, optimized productivity and the HPC industry’s highest levels of efficiency, reliability, availability and serviceability. Taking full advantage of the Lustre file system, Seagate ClusterStor is designed for massive scale-out performance and capacity, with the ability to support from hundreds to tens-of-thousands of client compute nodes delivering data intensive workload throughput from several GB/sec to over 1TB/sec.

Video: Bill Kramer on How Blue Waters Advances Science

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In this video, Bill Kramer from NCSA describes the ground-breaking science enabled by the Blue Waters supercomputer.

NSF Grant to Expand Indiana University GlobalNOC in Asia-Pacific

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Today the Indiana University Global Research Network Operations Center (GlobalNOC) today announced the award of a major new five-year, $4.8 million grant from the NSF.

Video: Students Shoot a Visual Tour of SC14 in New Orleans

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In this video from SC14, Arni Mittal and Ethan Oayne from the John Monash Science School in Melbourne embark on a journey to New Orleans to uncover the world of supercomputing.

Supercomputing Frontiers to Explore Exascale in Singapore, March 17-20

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The inaugural Supercomputing Frontiers conference has announced its agenda and keynote speakers. The event will take place March 17 – 20, 2015 in Singapore.

Cray XC40 Hornet Supercomputer Scales to 96K Cores on Scientific Applications

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Today GCS in Germany announced that their new Hornet supercomputer at HLRS is ready for extreme-scale computing challenges. “To test its mettle, Hornet successfully completed six “XXL-projects” from computationally demanding scientific fields such as planetary research, climatology, environmental chemistry, and aerospace. All six XXL Projects utilized all of Hornet’s available 94,646 compute cores–results that more than satisfied the HLRS HPC experts and scientific users.”