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This Week in HPC: High-Frequency HPC and Japan Space Agency Preps for Petaflops

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In this episode of This Week in HPC, Michael Feldman and Addison Snell from Intersect360 Research discuss high frequency trading and the High Performance on Wall Street Conference. After that, they look at a Fujitsu’s Petascale upgrade at the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. The novel architecture for this Sparc-powered FX10 follow-on system will feature Micron’s Hybrid Memory Cube technology.

This Week in HPC: HPCAC Swiss Conference and the HPC Search for Flight 370

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In this episode of This Week in HPC, Michael Feldman and Addison Snell from Intersect360 Research discuss the HPC Advisory Council Swiss conference. After the break, the topic turns to HPC and the Search for Flight 370.

This Week in HPC: Highlights from GTC and the National HPCC Conference

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In this episode of This Week in HPC, Michael Feldman and Addison Snell from Intersect360 Research compare notes on GTC and the National HPCC Conference, which took place this week on opposite coasts.

This Week in HPC: Japan’s Exascale Plans and HPC Conference March Madness

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In this episode of This Week in HPC, Michael Feldman and Addison Snell from Intersect360 Research discuss Japan’s Exascale plans from the Big Data and Extreme-scale Computing (BDEC) conference. After that, the topic switches to the coming Springtime Tsunami of HPC conferences.

This Week in HPC: Cray Scales Up Manufacturing Capacity and NetApp Sheds 600 Employees

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In this episode of This Week in HPC, Michael Feldman and Addison Snell from Intersect360 Research discuss Cray’s newly opened plant that will effectively double the company’s supercomputing manufacturing capacity. Times may not be so good at NetApp, where the company is in the midst of layoffs.

This Week in HPC: 2014 Oil & Gas HPC Workshop and DDN Goes All-Out for Object Storage

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In this podcast, Michael Feldman and Addison Snell from Intersect360 Research discuss the 2014 Oil & Gas Workshop at Rice University. Following that, they take a look WOS 360, the latest in Object Storage technology from DDN.

This Week in HPC: CORAL’s 200 Petaflop Supercomputers and Maxeler HPC Debut at Daresbury

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In this podcast, Michael Feldman and Addison Snell discuss the CORAL collaboration to procure a trio of 200 Petaflop supercomputers. In other news, our intrepid hosts look at the new energy efficient Maxeler supercomputer that will soon be deployed at the STFC Daresbury Laboratory.

This Week in HPC: Intel Goes Big Memory and Lucera Brings High Frequency Trading to the Cloud

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In this episode of This Week in HPC, Michael Feldman from Intersect360 Research and Rich Brueckner from insideHPC discuss Intel’s new Xeon E7 V2 processors designed for in-memory analytics. Following that, they take a look a the secret sauce behind Lucera’s new cloud for High Frequency Trading.

This Week in HPC: Jack Dongarra Talks Algorithms for Exascale

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In this episode of This Week in HPC, Addison Snell and Michael Feldman from Intersect360 Research discuss a recent presentation on Exascale by Jack Dongarra from the University of Tennessee. After that, Addison and Michael preview Karlheinz Meier’s ISC’14 keynote on the topic of “Brain-derived computing beyond Von Neumann – achievements and challenges.”

Podcast: This Week in HPC Looks at IBM’s High Performance Plans and AMD’s ARM Debut

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In this episode of This Week in HPC, Addison Snell and Michael Feldman look at IBM’s plans for high performance computing now that the company has exited the x86 server business. It was also a milestone week for AMD, who rolled out their first ARM chip.