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SGI Japan Delivers Large Scale Visualization System to Nagoya University

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Today SGI Japan announced Nagoya University has deployed a major visualization system based on the SGI UV 2000 in-memory computing system.

SysFera and Kitware Integrate their HPC Technologies

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Today SysFera and Kitware announced that the two companies are integrating their core products.

NICE Remote Vizualization Comes to the UberCloud Marketplace

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Today the UberCloud announced the pending availability of Cloud-enabled NICE software solutions for the UberCloud Marketplace.

This Week in HPC: HPC Gets the Drop on Design Simulation: Collaboration with Dell, Intel, and Altair

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“Impact analysis or drop testing is one of the most important stages of product design and development, and software that can simulate this testing accurately yields dramatic cost and time-to-market benefits for manufacturers. Dell, Intel and Altair have collaborated to analyze a virtual drop test solution with integrated simulation and optimization analysis, delivering proven gains in speed and accuracy. With this solution, engineers can explore more design alternatives for improved product robustness and reliability.”

Nvidia Unveils Quadro GPUs for Visual Computing

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Today Nvidia announced its next generation series of Quadro GPUs for visual computing. With up to twice the application performance and data-handling capability of the previous generation, the new line comprises the K5200, K4200, K2200, K620 and K420 model GPUs.

Why Chapel for Parallel Programming?

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“The failure of one parallel language — even a high-profile, well-funded, government-backed one — does not dictate the failure of all future attempts any more than early failures in flight or space travel implied that those milestones were impossible. As I’ve written elsewhere, I believe that there are a multitude of reasons that HPF failed to be broadly adopted. In designing Chapel, we’ve forged our strategy with those factors in mind, along with lessons learned from other successful and unsuccessful languages. Past failures are not a reason to give up; rather, they provide us with a wealth of experience to learn from and improve upon.”

Altair To Acquire Visual Solutions, Makers of VisSim

Altair has announced plans to acquire Visual Solutions, Inc., makers of VisSim, an innovative visual language for mathematical modeling, simulation, and model-based embedded system development.

Job of the Week: Executive Director at Brown University Center for Computation and Visualization

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Brown University in Rhode Island is seeking an Executive Director for their Center for Computation and Visualization in our Job of the Week.

PASC14 Visualization Winner Shows Coaxial Jet Flow

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This simulation visualizes a coaxial jet flow as it can be found in the exhaust of modern jet engines that are used for aircraft propulsion. The visualization highlights the flow instability process and the transition from laminar to turbulent flow. Intensive mixing between the heated primary jet and the cold bypass flow lead to strong noise radiation.

How Collaboration is Driving Simulation Software at Airbus

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“The goal at Airbus is to create a single fully integrated simulation-driven design process. He explained that they are developing simulation to the point where it is implemented from “conceptual design, to detailed design, all the way to the certification of the aircraft and finally to the continued development of the aircraft.”