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Video: Intro to Compiler Directives for Accelerators

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“Geoscientists need tools to allow them to rapidly develop algorithms that run fast on accelerators, while at the same time deliver portability and improve productivity. They demand a single source code, with no need to maintain multiple code paths, using a high-level approach that presents a low learning curve. OpenACC provides directives-based approaches to rapidly accelerating applications for GPUs and other parallel architectures. This talk will serve as an introduction to programming with OpenACC 2.0.”

Video: Panel Discussion on OpenACC Requirements

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In this video from the University of Houston CACDS HPC Workshop, Duncan Poole from the OpenACC Standards Group moderates a panel discussion on OpenACC.

CloudyCluster Moves HPC out of the Data Center and Into the Cloud

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CloudyCluster allows you to quickly set up and configure a cluster on Amazon Web Services (AWS) to handle the most demanding HPC and Big Data tasks. You don’t need access to a data center and you don’t have to be an expert in the ins and outs of running computationally intensive workloads in a cloud environment.

Satisfying Safety Standards Through Simulation

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Because the requirements in terms of energy, emissions, and fuel efficiency have not been globally standardized, vehicle manufacturers are making use of increasingly sophisticated simulation to get new vehicles developed as quickly and cheaply as possible while making sure their newest models meet these standards.

Podcast: XSEDE Spurs on HPC at University of South Dakota

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In this podcast, Computer scientist Doug Jennewein discusses how the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) has enhanced his work as USD’s research computing manager.

Driving NVH Simulation at Volvo

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Volvo is pushing the boundaries of NVH (noise, vibration and harshness) simulation in order to improve the quality of new automobiles.

Pointwise Adds Overset Grid Assembly to CFD Meshing Software

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Today Pointwise announced the latest release of its computational fluid dynamics (CFD) meshing software featuring direct integration with overset grid assembly (OGA) software.

UberCloud Community and Marketplace for Technical Computing

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“The UberCloud Community brings together over 3,000 participants to pave the way for the Technical Computing Cloud. UberCloud Experiment teams explore the end-to-end process of accessing remote computing resources in HPC centers and in the Cloud to study and overcome the potential roadblocks for industry applications such as CAE, Bio and Life Sciences.”

HPC|Music Update – An Advanced Research Project for Enabling HPC in Music Creation and Reproduction

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“Through the advent of cinema, video games, in-vehicle Infotainment and virtual reality, the industry has created a roadmap for the future. A true quality upgrade of the overall audience experience is on-going. HPCmusic is here to keep music and sound on par with those innovations and exceed the expectations of the audience. We introduce the Aural Computing Engine to bring Digital Audio 2.0 to life.”

iPlant Collaborative Bridges the Atlantic with Big Data

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“Scientists from all over the world use iPlant to share data and computational methods,” said Matt Vaughn, Co-Principal Investigator of the iPlant Collaborative and site lead at TACC. “iPlant UK is a natural extension of our platform to support plant scientists in the U.K.”