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What’s Missing from the Missing Middle’?

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In this special guest feature from Scientific Computing World, David Hudak thinks there is a lesson from the movie Soylent Green for anyone trying to encourage the uptake of HPC by manufacturing industry.

Mellanox Achieves World-Record ANSYS Performance

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Today Mellanox announced world-record performance for ANSYS Fluent 15.0.7, exceeding previous results submitted by more than 25 percent.

NCSA Relies on HPC to Help Manufacturers Gain a Competitive Edge

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The National Center for Super Computing Applications (NCSA) Private Sector Program has built a readily accessible, HPC system to help manufacturing and engineering companies increase their competitiveness. NCSA’s client list reads like a Who’s Who of Tier One manufacturers.

Titan Supercomputer Powers Semiconductor Research

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Researchers studying iron-based superconductors are combining novel electronic structure algorithms with the power of the Titan supercomputer at ORNL to predict spin dynamics, or the ways electrons orient and correlate their spins in a material.

Radio Free HPC Looks at the IBM Global Foundries Deal

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In this episode, the Radio Free HPC team looks at IBM’s plans to hand off its microelectronics unit to Global Foundries. “Is Big Blue on the right track? While Dan believes they’re doing what they need to do, Henry thinks they need to completely retool the company like they did back in 1993.”

Crafting an HPC Solution for Manufacturing

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This week we explore strategies for crafting an HPC Solution for manufacturing looking at Dell technology powered by Intel and how it is dedicated to maximizing the existing CAE software license investments made by Backbone and Tier One manufacturers.

This Week in HPC: IBM Hands Off Fabs to Global Foundries and Poland Gets its First Petaflop Super

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In this episode of This Week in HPC, Michael Feldman and Addison Snell from Intersect360 Research discuss recent news that IBM is handing off the company’s chip fabs to Global Foundries. After the break, they look at the new Petaflop Apollo 8000 supercomputer coming to Cyfronet in Poland.

HPC Wales and Fujitsu Launch Northern Ireland’s First Supercomputing Service

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HPC Wales has partnered with global technology firm Fujitsu to launch Northern Ireland’s first high performance computing service.

InsideHPC Guide to HPC in Manufacturing

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IDC reports many companies are struggling with costly development cycles, delays to market, poor product life cycle planning, and a shortage or misappropriation of highly skilled engineering resources. The adoption of HPC by manufacturers, both large and small, can help alleviate these problems.

New Report: Scaling Ansys in the Cloud

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A newly published report by Techila Technologies and Cargotec‘s MacGregor looks at reducing the cost of ANSYS HPC system ownership with cloud services integrated to the enterprise IT.