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Webinar: Storage Solutions for Big Data Apps

Clipped from: (share this clip) Mellanox and DDN will host an August 23 webinar on the concepts, challenges and performance options for Big Data analytics applications. This webinar will explore methods for minimizing latency and accelerating Big Data processing, analytics, and distribution using high performance, InfiniBand-connected storage systems, specifically in web scale data centers. […]

Researchers Encouraged to take XSEDE Cloud Use Survey

Clipped from: (share this clip) The good folks at XSEDE are conducting a Cloud Use Survey for educators and researchers. We encourage researchers and educators to participate in the XSEDE Cloud Use Survey so that the National Science Foundation and XSEDE management can better understand cloud use cases and plan accordingly for the seamless […]

Model-based Design Reduces Development Time by 25 Percent

The SAIC Motor Corporation has developed the hybrid control unit (HCU) for the Roewe 750 hybrid sedan in 25 per cent less time than originally estimated, by using model-based design with MathWorks’ Simulink, Stateflow and Embedded Coder. With this design approach, SAIC Motor engineers were able to model and refine the control algorithms for the […]

PBS Works User Group to Feature Top Minds in HPC

Clipped from: (share this clip) The upcoming PBS Works User Group Conference will offer engineers the opportunity to learn and collaborate with the best minds in supercomputing. The meeting takes place Oct. 2-3, 2012 in San Jose, California and is designed specifically for current customers and partners who rely on solutions from PBS Works. […]

Infographic: Sequoia – The Fastest Supercomputer on the Planet

Clipped from: (share this clip) The HPC 4 Energy Blog brings us this infographic on #1 ranked Sequoia supercomputer. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s Sequoia supercomputer, an IBM BlueGene/Q system, was ranked as the world’s fastest supercomputer on June 18, 2012. Sequoia boasts 16.32 petaflops using 1,572,864 cores, but how fast can it complete calculations? […]

On the Road to ARM Supercomputing, Mont-Blanc Project Releases First Newsletter

Clipped from: (share this clip) The European Mont-Blanc project has released their first newsletter. Launched in October 2011, the three-year project aims to leverage commodity ARM processors for high performance computing. Energy efficiency is already a primary concern for the design of any computer system and it is unanimously recognized that future Exascale systems […]

Submissions Open for ISC’13 Student Cluster Competition

Clipped from: (share this clip) Student team submissions are now open for the ISC’13 Student Cluster Competition. Entering its second year at the International Supercomputing Conference, the Student Cluster Challenge will take place June 16-19, 2013 as an opportunity to showcase student expertise in a friendly yet spirited competition. The competition will feature small […]

New NASA Supercomputer Facility Set To Advance Earth Research

Clipped from: (share this clip) NASA is planning a new high-performance computing and data access facility called NASA Earth Exchange (NEX) to process enhanced Landsat Earth-observing data. The science community is under increasing pressure not only to study recent and projected changes in climate that likely impact our global environment and natural resources, but […]

SC12 Registration Opens – Join SIGHPC and Save

Clipped from: (share this clip) Registration is now open for SC12. The conference takes place Nov. 10-16 in Salt Lake City. SC12 will be the 25th consecutive year of the SC Conference series – once again featuring an exceptional Technical Program, industry and research exhibits, Education Program and many other activities. SC12 is the […]

More Details on Allan Snavely Memorial

Clipped from: (share this clip)   Some members of the HPC community have written in to share that a memorial service for Allan Snavely will be held in San Diego on Aug. 12, in coordination with the Self-Realization Fellowship. Snavely, who was recently named CTO of LLNL, suffered a heart attack over the weekend […]