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PRACE Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

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Today the PRACE Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe celebrated its fifth anniversary. In the past five years, PRACE has come a long way, growing from a project-based consortium into a fully-fledged international association of 25 countries.

NCSA’s Merle Giles Publishes New Book on Industrial HPC

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“Industrial Applications of High-Performance Computing: Best Global Practices offers a global overview of HPC for industrial applications, along with a discussion of software challenges, business models, access models (e.g., cloud computing), public-private partnerships, simulation and modeling, visualization, big data analysis, and governmental and industrial influence.”

NCDS Takes Action on Big Data

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In this special guest feature from Scientific Computing World, Stan Ahalt from the National Consortium for Data Science discusses how and why the organization came into being.

Open Computing Benefits Many Industry Segments

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The Open Compute Project is a way for organization to increase computing power while lowering associated costs with hyper-scale computing. This article is the 4th in a series from insideHPC that showcases the benefits of open computing to specific industries.

Video: IT4Innovations National Supercomputing Center

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In this video from the 2015 HPC Advisory Council Switzerland Conference, Branislav Jansík from the Technical University of Ostrava presents: IT4Innovations National Supercomputing Center. “Our mission is to deliver scientifically excellent and industry relevant research in the fields of high performance computing and embedded systems.”

PRACE Days15 to Spotlight European Exascale Projects

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The development of exascale computing in Europe will be on display at the upcoming PRACE Days conference to be held in Dublin, Ireland, in May.

The Future of Cars and Computers On Deck at ISC High Performance

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The application of HPC in the automotive industry will be featured at this year’s ISC High Performance conference in Frankfurt. Both location and date have changed this year – previous conferences have been held most recently in Leipzig and have taken place a month earlier in June. The opening keynote by Jürgen Kohler will explore how Mercedes-Benz makes use of supercomputing to deliver competitive advantage.

OCF Builds CFD-ready Lenovo HPC Appliance

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Lenovo is now offering the UK’s first ANSYS CFD-ready HPC appliance designed to ease cluster deployment while boosting engineering productivity.

HPC Market Update from Intersect360 Research

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“The drive toward exascale computing, a renewed emphasis on data-centric processing, energy efficiency concerns, and the limitations of memory and I/O performance are all working to reshape High Performance Computing platforms. Many-core accelerators, flash storage, 3D memory, integrated networking, and optical interconnects are just some of the technologies propelling these future architectures. In concert with those developments, the HPC vendor landscape has been churning in response to broader market forces, and these events are going to drive some interesting changes in the coming year.”

Internet of Things & What it Means to Fabrics

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In this video from the 2015 OFS Developer’s Workshop, Guy Ailee from Intel presents: Internet of Things & What it Means to Fabrics.