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Ada Lovelace Competition to Inspire Female Programmers

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Marking the 200th anniversary of the birth of Ada Lovelace, the woman widely regarded as the first computer programmer, a competition aims to inspire female students by asking what they would most like to communicate to Lovelace about 21st century technology.

Video: Data Storage Infrastructure at Cyfronet

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“Cyfronet recently celebrated the launch of Poland’s fastest supercomputer. As the world’s largest deployment of the HP Apollo 8000 platform, the 1.68 Petaflop Prometheus system is powered by 41,472 Intel Haswell cores, 216 Terabytes of memory, and 10 Petabytes of storage.”

BlueBEAR HPC Service Supports Proton Therapy Research

A new generation of particle detectors uses tiny scintillating fibers (photo) in combination with ultrasensitive photomultipliers made of silicon to detect a proton's path.

Researchers at the University of Lincoln in the U.K. are using the BlueBEAR HPC service to simulate the use of protons for CT imaging. Generally reliant on X-rays to image the body’s composition and healthy tissue location before treatment, doctors are looking to the the project to build a device capable of delivering protons in a clinical setting.

Allinea Training Coming to XSEDE15 Conference

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Training on Allinea Software will be a featured segment at the XSEDE15 conference in St. Louis next week. The event is designed to help scientists and developers make more efficient use of their time and system allocations.

Inova Powers Genomics with SGI

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Today SGI announced that Inova Translational Medicine Institute (ITMI) has selected the company’s supercomputing solutions to enable researchers to obtain insights from its premier genomic databases. With the ability to diagnose patients with more accuracy and speed, ITMI will enable a higher level of treatment and care for the diverse population it serves.

Gauss Centre in Germany Shows Strong in TOP500

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The Gauss Centre for Supercomputing (GCS) in Germany writes that the most recent TOP500 list reflects its status of a global heavyweight in HPC.

Radio Free HPC Looks Back at ISC 2015

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In this video, Dan Olds and Rich Brueckner from Radio Free HPC discuss the latest news in High Performance Computing from the ISC 2015 conference in Frankfurt, Germany.

KTH Presents: Building Virtual Product Modeling for Scania

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Daniel Ahlin from KTH (Sweden’s Royal Institute of Technology) presented this talk at the DDN User Group at ISC 2015. “The PDC Center for High Performance Computing at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology provides leading HPC services to Swedish academia as part of the Swedish National Infrastructure for Computing (SNIC) as well as internationally via the PRACE infrastructure.”

MVAPICH User Group Returns to Ohio Aug. 19-21

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The MVAPICH team has posted their agenda for the 3rd annual MVAPICH User Group (MUG) meeting. Sponsored by Mellanox and the Ohio Supercomputer Center, MUG will take place August 19-21 in Columbus, Ohio, USA.

Eurotech QPACE2 Supercomputer Ranks 379 on TOP500

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Last week at ISC 2015, Eurotech announced that the company has completed the installation of a new supercomputer prototype at the University of Regensburg. With 15,872 compute cores, the QPACE2 supercomputer is ranked #370 on the June 15 TOP500 list.