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Job of the Week: Research HPC Systems Programmer

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The University of Delaware is seeking a Research HPC Systems Programmer in our Job of the Week.

True Scale Fabric Powers HPC Efficiency for VSC-3 Project in Austria

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With an emphasis on energy efficiency, VSC-3 has a mission to put Austria’s most powerful supercomputer at the forefront of the Green500 with help from ClusterVision, Green Revolution Cooling, and Intel True Scale InfiniBand.

HPC People on the Move, April Edition

Dr. Lewey Anton

Our intrepid investigative reporter, Dr. Lewey reports on who’s jumping ship and moving on up in high performance computing. Familiar names with new gigs include Tim Carroll, Mark Fernandez, Irene Qualters, and Karl Schulz.

X-ISS Updates DecisionHPC Cluster Analytics

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Today X-ISS released Version 14.1 of its DecisionHPC business analytics software for complete HPC cluster management.

This Week in HPC: Altera Gives FPGAs a Floating Point Makeover and IBM Previews Power8 Portfolio

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In this episode of This Week in HPC, Michael Feldman and Addison Snell from Intersect360 Research look at Altera’s FPGA floating-point makeover. After the break, they discuss IBM’s new POWER8 servers.

400 GbE and HPC

John D’Ambrosia

“The need for 400 GbE goes beyond its actual use in the development of systems for the TOP500.” As noted by the TOP500 itself, as justification for the list, “These people wish to know not only the number of systems installed, but also the location of the various supercomputers within the high performance computing community and the applications for which a computer system is being used. Such statistics can facilitate the establishment of collaborations, the exchange of data and software, and provide a better understanding of the high performance computer market.”

Why the Industry Needs More HPC Performance Tool Developers

Dr. Ing. Bernd Mohr

Over at the ISC Blog, Bernd Mohr writes that HPC programmers are still in demand thanks to the complexity of today’s hybrid supercomputers. So, in reality programming HPC systems is still very complex and if you manage to create a correctly working program, it does not automatically mean you get a very efficiently working program. […]

How European HPC Shops Can Unleash True Performance

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Your HPC environment is critical to helping you quantify data and correlate results — now find out how to unleash the true performance capabilities of your environment!

Radio Free HPC Looks at the Seven Myths of SSD vs. HDD Pricing

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  In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team looks at the Seven Myths of SSD vs. HDD Pricing, one of Henry’s recent features at Enterprise Storage Forum. It got picked up on Slashdot, and the comments are flying all over the industry. In a nutshell, Henry thinks that the notion of SSDs replacing spinning […]

#HPC Matters: TACC Enters the SC14 Video Challenge

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“High Performance Computing is fundamental to science and society, allowing scientists and researchers to push the boundaries of human knowledge and tackle the biggest challenges we face today. HPC matters because these challenges affect each and every one of us from where we live, to how we lead healthier lives, to how we protect people in the face of violent weather, changing climate, and unpredictable seismic activity. HPC matters because people matter.”