MailChimp Developer

Sign up for our newsletter and get the latest HPC news and analysis.
Send me information from insideHPC:

PGI and NNSA to Open Source Fortran Compiler


Today the NNSA and its three national labs announced they have reached an agreement with Nvidia’s PGI software to create an open-source Fortran compiler designed for integration with the widely used LLVM compiler infrastructure.

Berkeley Lab to Optimize Spark for HPC


Today LBNL announced that a team of scientists from Berkeley Lab’s Computational Research Division has been awarded a grant by Intel to support their goal of enabling data analytics software stacks—notably Spark—to scale out on next-generation high performance computing systems.

Seagate Launches Government Solutions Group


Today Seagate announced the formation of Seagate Government Solutions, a new U.S.-based business entity dedicated to helping address the growing data-management needs of government agencies.

CEA in France Upgrades Storage to DDN SFA14KE


Today DDN announced that the French CEA has selected DDN’s SFA14KE as the core storage for this year’s comprehensive refresh of the agency’s data management infrastructure, “GS1K”.

Podcast: Dell Panels on NSCI and the Convergence of Big Data Coming to SC15


In this podcast, Stephen Sofhauser from Dell describes what’s coming up at the company’s exhibit at SC15 in Austin. With a 50×50 exhibit and two booth theaters, Dell will showcase how customers are using their technology to solve their toughest computational problems. “Our own Rich Brueckner from insideHPC will host a pair of panel discussions in the Dell booth #1009 on Wednesday, Nov. 18.”

Los Alamos Orders D-Wave 2X Quantum Computer


Today D-Wave Systems announced that Los Alamos National Laboratory will acquire and install the latest D-Wave quantum computer, the 1000+ qubit D-Wave 2X system. Los Alamos, a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security, will lead a collaboration within the Department of Energy and with select university partners to explore the capabilities and applications of quantum annealing technology, consistent with the goals of the government-wide National Strategic Computing Initiative.

ESnet and NERSC Build 400G Production Network


The Department of Energy’s Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) and the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) have built a 400 gigabit-per-second (Gbps) super-channel, the first-ever 400G production link to be deployed by a national research and education network.

With APEX, National Labs Collaborate to Develop Next-Gen Supercomputers


Today Los Alamos, Lawrence Berkeley, and Sandia national laboratories announced the Alliance for Application Performance at Extreme Scale (APEX). The new collaboration will focus on the design, acquisition and deployment of future advanced technology high performance computing systems.

HPC Thought Leaders Headline Intel Community Hub at SC15


“Looking for the HPC community thought leaders at SC15? You will find many of them at the Intel Community Hub where hourly interactive discussions will feature more than 35 community thought leaders over three-days. Speakers from organizations such as CERN, ANL, LANL, LLNL, TACC, and NERSC, along with updates on the U.S. National Strategic Computing Initiative, a talk from Nielsen on ‘Bridging the Worlds of HPC and Big Data’, and community discussion groups addressing topics on diversity in HPC, lessons learned from many code modernization efforts, the changing landscape of HPC storage, the latest HPC initiatives in Europe, and the latest views from the Lustre* community.”

Video: Chapel – Productive, Multiresolution Parallel Programming

Brad Chamberlin, Cray

Brad Chamberlain from Cray presented this talk at the recent Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing. “We believe Chapel can greatly improve productivity for current and emerging HPC architectures and meet emerging mainstream needs for parallelism and locality.”