STFC Hartree Becomes Latest Intel Parallel Computing Center

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The STFC Hartree Centre in the UK is now an Intel Parallel Computing Center (IPCC).

Satoshi Matsuoka Presents: A Look at Big Data in HPC

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In this video from the DDN User Group at ISC’14, Satoshi Matsuoka from the Tokyo Institute of Technology presents: A Look at Big Data in HPC. “HPC has been dealing with big data for all of its existence. But it turns out that the recent commercial emphasis on big data, has coincided with a fundamental change in the sciences as well. As scientific instruments and facilities produce large amounts of data in an unprecedented rate, the HPC community is reacting to this, with revisiting architecture, tools, and services to address this growth in data.”

International Exascale Workshop Culminates with US-Japan Collaboration Agreement

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On June 22, the US Department of Energy (DOE) and Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) signed an agreement to collaborate on exascale supercomputing technologies for the scientific community. In a nutshell, the plan is to build a common OS kernel that can be used by all post-petascale systems, regardless of hardware eccentricities.

Allinea Tools Boost HPC Productivity at KAUST

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In this video from ISC’14, Sabre Feki from KAUST University describes how Allinea’s unified programing environment enables greater HPC productivity for users and developers.

Intel Enterprise Edition for Lustre Software at ISC’14

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“The Intel Enterprise Edition for Lustre software unleashes the performance and scalability of the Lustre parallel file system for HPC workloads, including technical ‘big data’ applications common within today’s enterprises. It allows end-users that need the benefits of large–scale, high bandwidth storage to tap the power and scalability of Lustre, with the simplified installation, configuration, and management features provided by Intel Manager for Lustre software, a management solution purpose-built by the Lustre experts at Intel for the Lustre file system.”

HPC Wales Adds Local Access Stations to Supercomputing Resources

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HPC Wales announced the launch of 17 local access workstations across the country, along with the software, training and support to fully exploit them.

High Power Computing and the Effects on Bandwidth Usage

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“Regardless of the application, it is important to have adequate bandwidth to support your network. With so many carriers out there, it can be difficult to choose the right one. Fortunately, there are bandwidth brokers with industry expertise that can help any company make the right decision based on size, location, bandwidth requirements and budget.”

IBM Platform Computing Offers Cloud Service

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Life sciences, finance, government and numerous other organizations are relying on their HPC clusters for their daily operations. But how can you powerfully scale this type of environment? Learn how cloud services offer you dynamic control over both workloads and resources.

How PBS Pro Maximizes HPC Utilization at the Weizmann Institute

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“The Weizmann Institute replaced Moab with PBS Professional to manage a 3,096-core HP cluster shared among hundreds of users. The transition process was easy, thanks to Altair’s excellent customer services and support. Now, the Institute enjoys higher cluster usage rates and greater productivity from their award-winning scientists.”

HPCAC Announces 3rd Annual Spain Supercomputing Conference

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Today the HPC Advisory Council announced it will host the 3rd Annual HPC Advisory Council Spain Conference 2014 at the University of Cantabria in Spain on September 24th, 2014.