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OpenPOWER Summit Announces Speaker Lineupfor March Conference

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This week the OpenPOWER Foundation announced their lineup of speakers for the inaugural OpenPOWER Summit at the GPU Technology Conference in San Jose, March 17-19.

Optalysys to Power Genomics with Optical Computing

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Today the TGAC Genome Analysis Centre and Optalysys announced a collaboration to develop and implement an energy-efficient optical processing device for large-scale DNA sequence searches.

ARCHER Scales 118K Cores with Allinea MAP

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Today the ARCHER national supercomputing service in the U.K. announced that it has deployed the Allinea MAP profiling tool to enable computational scientists and developers to tackle scalability and performance in key scientific applications that run on their 2.5 Petaflop Cray XC30 system.

Katie Antypas to Keynote OFA Developer’s Workshop

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The OpenFabrics Alliance has announced the keynote talk for their Developers’ Workshop on Sunday, March 15 at 7.30 PM at the Marriott in Monterey CA.

IBM Redefines Storage Economics with New Software

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“A new approach is needed to help clients address the cost and complexity driven by tremendous data growth,” said Tom Rosamilia, Senior Vice President, IBM Systems. “Traditional storage is inefficient in today’s world where the value of each piece of data is changing all the time. IBM is revolutionizing storage with our Spectrum Storage software that helps clients to more efficiently leverage their hardware investments to extract the full business value of data.”

Hartree Centre Collaborates with Lenovo on ARM-based HPC

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Today Lenovo announced that the company is collaborating with the STFC Hartree Centre in the U.K. on improving the energy-efficiency of HPC systems.

Radio Free HPC Looks at Archive Debacle at WGBH

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“Does your archive strategy match up with today’s storage economics? Henry contends that this is really worth a look as the notion that “write once to tape and forget” is a recipe for disaster. In an era where this WGBH archive could easily fit on 38 hard drives, does migration to tape still make sense?”

Video: Michigan State’s HPCC Celebrates 10 Years of Supercomputing

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“In 2015, the HPCC will begin plans to acquire a new machine that will singularly increase our available compute power at MSU. With MSU’s continuing commitment to iCER, the HPCC, the creation of a new department focused on the computational sciences, and a new Datacenter on the horizon, the future of HPC at MSU is bright.”

Pointwise Adds Overset Grid Assembly to CFD Meshing Software

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Today Pointwise announced the latest release of its computational fluid dynamics (CFD) meshing software featuring direct integration with overset grid assembly (OGA) software.

DDN Joins OpenPOWER Foundation

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This week DDN announced that the company has joined the OpenPOWER Foundation. DataDirect Networks Joins the OpenPOWER Foundation. Formed last year, the OpenPOWER Foundation seeks to create an open ecosystem using the IBM POWER architecture to serve the evolving needs of customers.