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Airbus Boosts HPC Capacity with HP POD Containers

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Airbus has deployed a pair HP POD containerized datacenters to boost its HPC capabilities.

Video: Industrial Supercomputing, Why Do We Care?

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“NCSA has worked with more than one-third of the Fortune50, in sectors including manufacturing, oil and gas, finance, retail/wholesale, bio/medical, life sciences, astronomy, agriculture, technology, and more. NCSA’s Private Sector Program currently boasts 26 partners. PSP’s core mission is to help its partner community gain a competitive edge through expert use of modern, high-performance digital and human resources.”

French Announce HPC Plans at Teratec Forum

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A new supercomputing plan for France was announced at Forum Teratec in Paris this week. “A major goal of the plan is to ensure that digital simulation is available to small and medium companies, and not just larger ones. This means not just access to HPC hardware, but also training in the use of the associated software so these companies can get the best from the tools.”

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.

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.

IDC Announces HPC Innovation Excellence Awards

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Today IDC announced the seventh round of recipients of the HPC Innovation Excellence Awards at the ISC’14.

Video: Announcing the Ubercloud Technical Computing Marketplace and Appstore

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In this video from ISC’14, Wolfgang Gentzsch announces the new Ubercloud Technical Computing Marketplace and Appstore.

Materials Genome Initiative Steps Forward with Shared Data Facility

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The National Data Service Consortium is launching a materials data facility for the advancement of materials science research through open data access and sharing.

Best Practices Selecting an HPC Cluster

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Everything from life sciences to the financial industry are relying on HPC clusters to perform complex and critical operations. Moving forward, there will be a lot more reliance on various HPC systems. So the all-important question comes in – How do you select, deploy and manage it all? Fortunately, IBM, Intel and NCAR have teamed up to explain their view on best practices selecting an HPC cluster using the process behind building the NCAR Wyoming Supercomputing Center.

Boosting Electric Car Batteries with Simulation

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“Over the past two and half years, the team worked on a DOE-funded project, Computer-Aided Engineering for Electric Drive Vehicle Batteries (CAEBAT), to combine new and existing battery models into engineering simulation software to shorten design cycles and optimize batteries for increased performance, safety and lifespan. In order to achieve these goals the team has been modeling thermal management, electrochemistry, ion transport and fluid flow.”