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Boston Deploys Supermicro Memory Channel Storage for Big Data

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Boston LTD has announced it plans to deploy application accelerating SSDs using Memory Channel Storage technology within Supermicro server and storage platforms suited Big Data applications.

DoE Awards AltaSim Funds to Develop Additive Manufacturing

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The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded AltaSim Technologies nearly $150,000 to further develop the technologies that drive additive manufacturing – adding momentum to a public-private initiative based in Ohio to boost industrial use of modeling and simulation.

Nvidia to Offer Full CUDA Support for OpenPOWER in 4Q2014

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“Nvidia is adding CUDA software support for GPUs with IBM POWER CPUs. IBM and Nvidia are demonstrating the first GPU accelerator framework for Java, showing an order of magnitude performance improvement on Hadoop Analytics applications compared to a CPU-only implementation.”

Spectra Logic Teams with CommVault to Lower the Cost of Data Management

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This week Spectra Logic announced a collaboration with CommVault to significantly lower the cost of data protection, management and access. To remove the complexities of tiered storage, the combined solution provides data management and movement by CommVault Simpana software coupled with exceptionally affordable disk and tape tiers from Spectra Logic.

Newest Intel Parallel Computing Centers: NCAR & CU Boulder

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Today the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and the University of Colorado Boulder announced that they will join the Intel Parallel Computing Centers program.

Allinea Software Tools Speed Computing at University of Nebraska

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The Holland Computing Center HPC support team at the University of Nebraska is using Allinea Software’s unified debugging and profiling tools to help users speed up their scientific computing. With the need to support four clusters and total of 20,000 compute cores, Nebraska’s HPC support team provides assistance to many users of large MPI applications […]

Supercomputing the Link Between Alzheimer’s and Cancer

Lead investigator: Stephen Wong, Houston Methodist Research Institute

Researchers from the Houston Methodist Research Institute used supercomputers to discover a shared genetic pathway between Alzheimer’s and cancer.

Radio Free HPC Looks at the Seven Myths of SSD vs. HDD Pricing

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  In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team looks at the Seven Myths of SSD vs. HDD Pricing, one of Henry’s recent features at Enterprise Storage Forum. It got picked up on Slashdot, and the comments are flying all over the industry. In a nutshell, Henry thinks that the notion of SSDs replacing spinning […]

Rob Farber Launches TechEnablement Blog

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Industry Analyst Rob Farber has launched his new TechEnablement Blog. With in-depth features and tutorials on HPC topics, TechEnablement is designed to enable you to work with the latest technology. As part of the new site, Farber has posted study guides on CUDA, OpenACC, OpenCL, and Intel Xeon Phi.

NCSA 2014 Private Sector Partner Annual Meeting

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NCSA will host its 2014 Private Sector Partner Annual Meeting in Urbana, IL May 13-15.