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HPC People on the Move: January Edition

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You may be surprised to hear who’s jumping ship and moving on up in high performance computing. Nicole Hemsoth and Timothy Prickett-Morgan have left Tabor Communications, while Galen Shipman has moved on to Los Alamos.

SC15 Workshop Proposals Due Feb 7

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The SC15 conference is now accepting proposals for independently planned full- or half-day workshops.

Cray Lands Two Christmas Deals

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In a final seasonal burst of good cheer, Cray has announced two big new orders for its computers following immediately on from the start-up of a newly installed machine at the University of Hawaii, just ahead of Christmas.

Nvidia Rolls Tegra X1: Supercomputer on a Chip

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The new Tegra X1 provides more power than a supercomputer the size of a suburban family home from 15 years ago.

NOAA to Acquire 5 Petaflops of Weather Forecasting Power

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This week NOAA announced an increase supercomputing capacity to provide more timely, accurate, reliable, and detailed forecasts.

Video: Bull Atos Announces Exascale Program at SC14

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“With one of the largest teams dedicated to High-Performance Computing – now able to leverage the international strength of Atos, with its 86,000 employees worldwide – Bull is experiencing a paradigm shift that will give it the critical mass to address vertical market sectors across the entire world. Exascale will increase the competitiveness and innovation capabilities of industries and address the industrial, scientific and societal challenges of the 2020s, from nanoscience and genomics to climatology, aeronautics and energy.”

Call for Participation: OpenPOWER Summit, March 17-19 at GTC 2015

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The First Annual OpenPOWER Summit will take place March 17-19 at the San Jose Convention Center in conjunction with the GPU Technology Conference (GTC).

Using Advanced MPI: Modern Features of the Message-Passing Interface

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“These authors are experts in MPI, but more importantly, they are experts at teaching MPI. If you want to master MPI, there no better guides than this book and its companion.”

HP to Release Beta OS for The Machine in 2016

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Over at MIT Technology Review, Tom Simonite writes that Hewlett-Packard’s ambitious plan to reinvent computing will begin with the release of a prototype operating system next year.

NSF Funds Jetstream Cloud for Science and Engineering

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The Pervasive Technology Institute at Indiana University has received this grant to create NSF’s first science and engineering research cloud, Jetstream.