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Supercomputing New Materials with HPC Wales

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HPC Wales has partnered with the engineering team at Deregallera Ltd to develop new materials that will make better use of the planet’s resources.

UK Met Office to Debug New Cray Systems with Allinea DDT

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The UK Met Office is rolling out the Allinea DDT debugger on its newest supercomputers. The debugging tool will be used to help the scientists and developers to develop their widely used forecasting software for the new Cray XC40 systems.

LANL Supercomputer Finds New Life at UNM

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In this KRQE video, the University of New Mexico readies the Ulam supercomputer for deployment. Named after famed mathematician and Manhattan Project scientist Stanislaw Ulam, the 13-rack system was previously used at Los Alamos National Lab.

2015 High Performance Computing Trends

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In this video from the 2015 Stanford HPC Conference, Addison Snell from Intersect360 Research presents: High Performance Computing Trends. “Intersect360 Research’s deep knowledge of HPC, coupled with strong marketing and consulting expertise, results in actionable intelligence for the HPC industry – insights and advice that allow customers to make decisions that are measurably positive to their business.”

New Seagate EVault BTA Appliance Backs Up to the Cloud

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Today Seagate announced a new backup device for large enterprises and service providers seeking data protection for multiple operating systems and appliances.

PRACE Opens 11th Call for Proposals

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Today the Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe issued their 11th Call for Proposals.

ISC Events to Sponsor Session on Cluster Computing at CeBIT

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This week ISC Events announced a forum on cluster computing in conjunction at the upcoming CeBIT exhibition. This forum is dedicated to educating industry users on the benefits of deploying computer simulation technology.

China Sponsors New HPC Center in Zimbabwe

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With financial help from the Chinese government, Zimbabwe this week launched the Zimbabwe High Performance Computing Center (HPCC). Described as a major step forward for technological and economic development in the region, the new center be a “world-class hub” for high performance computing that will support high-end research in multiple disciplines.

Come to Portland! MPI 3.1 is Just Around the Corner

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Over at Cisco’s High Performance Computing Networking Blog, Jeff Squyres writes that MPI 3.1 is coming soon.

Better Healthcare with High performance Parallelized Genomics Analysis

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Over at Scalability.org, Joe Landman writes that we are on the cusp of a healthcare revolution that will be sparked by high performance parallelized genomics analysis. Much of the awesomeness is in the algorithm, a massively parallel system that is described in depth here: “Churchill: an ultra-fast, deterministic, highly scalable and balanced parallelization strategy for the discovery of human genetic variation in clinical and population-scale genomics.”