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Slidecast: Deep Learning – Unreasonably Effective

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“Deep Learning is a new area of Machine Learning research, which has been introduced with the objective of moving Machine Learning closer to one of its original goals: Artificial Intelligence. At the 2015 GPU Technology Conference, you can join the experts who are making groundbreaking improvements in a variety of deep learning applications, including image classification, video analytics, speech recognition, and natural language processing.”

Call for Papers: ISC Cloud & Big Data

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The inaugural ISC Cloud & Big Data conference has announced its Call for Research Papers. The event takes place Sept. 28-30 in Frankfurt, Germany. The organizers are looking forward to welcoming international attendees – IT professionals, consultants and managers from organizations seeking information about the latest cloud and big data developments. Researchers in these two […]

Performance Challenges Using OpenACC to Port O&G Apps

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“John Levesque is the Director of the Cray’s Supercomputer Center of Excellence based at Oakridge National Laboratory. He is responsible for the group performing application porting and optimization for break-through science projects. Levesque has been in High Performance computing for 40 years. Recently Levesque was promoted to Cray’s Chief Technology Office, heading the companies efforts in application performance.”

DDN Powers Fight Against Ebola at VBI

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Today DDN announced that the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute is using the company’s GRIScaler storage solutions to perform rapid, accurate Ebola outbreak modeling for the U.S. Department of Defense’s Defense Threat Reduction Agency.

Penguin Computing Launches Scyld ClusterWare for Hadoop

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Today Penguin Computing announced Scyld ClusterWare for Hadoop, adding greater capability to the company’s existing Scyld ClusterWare high performance computing cluster management solution.

Video: Assisting User’s Transition to Titan’s Accelerated Architecture

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In this video from the University of Houston CACDS HPC Workshop, Fernanda Foertter from ORNL presents: Leveraging Leadership Computing Facilities: Assisting User’s Transition to Titan’s Accelerated Architecture.

Cray XC30 Powers LS-DYNA at Stalprodukt

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Today Cray announced that Stalprodukt S.A., a leading global steel processor, purchased a Cray XC30 supercomputer for structural analysis modeling used in the testing of steel designs.

Open Fabrics Workshop to Focus on Application Performance, NVM, and SoCs

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Today the Open Fabrics Alliance announced that their upcoming International OFS Developers’ Workshop will center around three major themes: Applications Performance, Non-Volatile Memory, and Systems-on-a-Chip (SoCs).

Video: OpenACC Interoperability with CUDA C and Fortran

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“Developed by PGI, Cray, and NVIDIA, the OpenACC directives are a shared vision of how directives can simplify the programming model for accelerators, where each vendor is committed to support a common programming standard.”

UMBC Powers Climate Research with Dell | Terascala HPC Storage

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Today Terascala announced that the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) HPC Facility is using the company’s software to manage Lustre-based parallel storage.