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Video: Large Scale Debugging on Titan and Mira with Allinea DDT

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In this video from the 2014 Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing, David Lecomber presents: Large Scale Debugging on Titan and Mira with Allinea DDT.

SGI Wins Big at HPCMP

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Today SGI announced that the Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded SGI a supercomputer contract as part of a technology insertion for their High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP).

Mellanox NICs to Support Microsoft Open CloudServer for Hyperscale

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Today Mellanox announced its 10 and 40GbE NIC will support the new Microsoft Open CloudServer (OCS) specification “version 2”.

IU to Develop Data Analysis Tools with NSF Grant

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The NSF has awarded $5 million to a team of Indiana University Bloomington computer scientists working to improve how researchers across the sciences empower big data to solve problems.

E4 Computer Engineering to Resell Bright Computing Manager

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Today Bright Computing announced that E4 Computer Engineering is joining the company’s reseller network.

Unleashing the Power of Parallel Storage

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From Wall Street to the Great Wall, enterprises and institutions of all sizes are faced with the benefits – and challenges – promised by ‘Big Data’. But before users can take advantage of the near limitless potential locked within their data, they must have affordable, scalable and powerful software tools to manage the data.

DDN Launches New S3 Gateway to WOS Object Storage

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Today DDN introduced WOS S3, which adds support for the industry standard Amazon S3 API. With this latest release, DDN offers the broadest range of supported interfaces to an object storage platform in the industry, enabling users from Enterprise to Academia and Research to Government, Private and Public Cloud the optimal connectivity choices for their existing datacenters.

BSC Can Now Analyze Tumor Genomes in Just Hours

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A new computational method has made it possible to detect genetic changes responsible for the onset and progression of tumors in a simple, quick and precise way. The SMUFIN (Somatic Mutations Finder) method is capable of analyzing the complete genome of a tumor and identifying its mutations in a few hours. In addition, it is able to identify alterations which had previously not been revealed, even using methods which require the use of supercomputers over several weeks.

Video: Computer Architecture and Structured Parallel Programming

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In this video from the 2014 Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing, James Reinders presents: Computer Architecture and Structured Parallel Programming. “At ATPESC 2014, we captured 67 hours of lectures in 86 videos of presentations by pioneers and elites in the HPC community on topics ranging from programming techniques and numerical algorithms best suited for leading-edge HPC systems to trends in HPC architectures and software most likely to provide performance portability through the next decade and beyond.”

ESnet to Channel Big Data Under the Atlantic

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The US Department of Energy (DoE) has boosted its high-speed research communications network by extending 100G connectivity across the Atlantic.