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InfiniBand Principles Every HPC Expert MUST Know

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In this video from the HPC Advisory Council Swiss Conference 2014, Oded Paz from Mellanox Global Education Services presents: InfiniBand Principles Every HPC Expert MUST Know.

GTC 2014 Keynote Time Lapse from insideHPC

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I produced this time lapse video featuring clips from the opening keynote at GTC 2014. “Nvidia really knows how to wow the audience with a blend of showmanship, state-of-the-art graphics, and dazzling technology.”

Video: Introduction to GPUs

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“This talk will provide a general introduction to the GPU Development ecosystem by example of typical data processing tasks, compared to other solutions. It will give an overview of key architecture aspects that make amazingly high GPU performance possible.”

Nvidia’s Steve Oberlin on his New Role as CTO for Accelerated Computing

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In this video from GTC 2014, Steve Oberlin from Nvidia describes his new role as Chief Technical Officer for Accelerated Computing. Along the way, he discusses: the HPC lessons learned from the CRAY T3E and other systems, Nvidia’s plans to tackle the challenges of the HPC Memory Wall, the current status on Project Denver, and how Nvidia plans to couple to the POWER architecture in future systems.

Video: Rich and Dan Test Drive a Tesla at GTC 2014

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In this video, Dan Olds and Rich Brueckner from Radio Free HPC take a Tesla Motors electric sedan for a test drive. Dan has a lead foot, so hang on and come along for the ride!

Video: Rob Farber Looks at Nvidia’s New NVLink Technology

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In this video, industry analyst Rob Farber shares his perspectives on the recent GPU technology announcements from Nvidia. “At the 2014 GPU Technology Conference, Nvidia announced a new interconnect called NVLink which enables the next step in harnessing the full potential of the accelerator, and the Pascal GPU architecture with stacked memory, slated for 2016.”

Video: Penguin Computing Steps up to the Enterprise

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“Penguin Computing is the largest private supplier of complete high performance computing (HPC) solutions in North America and has built and operates the leading specialized public HPC cloud service Penguin Computing on Demand (POD). Penguin Computing also applies its core expertise in the field of distributed large-scale enterprise computing delivering scale-out compute, storage, virtualization, and cloud solutions for organizations looking to take advantage of modern open data center architectures.”

Video: Dr. Adam Gazzaley on the Future of Cognitive Enhancement

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“I will describe an approach developed in our lab that uses custom-designed video games to achieve meaningful and sustainable cognitive enhancement, as well the next stage of our research program, which uses video games integrated with technological innovations in software (e.g., brain computer interface algorithms, GPU computing) and hardware (e.g., virtual reality headsets, mobile EEG, transcranial electrical brain stimulation) to create a novel personalized closed loop system.”

Nvidia’s Ian Buck on NVLink and the New Jetson TK1 Development Kit

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In this video, Nvidia’s Ian Buck describes the company’s Pascal GPU technology. Slated for delivery in 2016, Pascal includes NVLink, a point-to-point interconnect enables fast data exchange between GPUs and CPUs as well. After that he gives us a sneak peek at the Jetson TK1 development platform.

Video: GTC Keynote – Using GPUs at Pixar

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Today’s GTC keynote features Pixar’s Dirk Van Gelder and Danny Nahmias. While you may not think of Pixar in terms of HPC, the company is an undisputed leader in computing graphics. In fact, the first Academy Award ever given to a computer generated movie was Pixar’s Luxo Jr. in 1986.