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.

Intel Adds Vector Instructions for Knights Landing

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James Reinders writes that additional vector instructions have now been documented for Intel AVX-512, which will be first implemented in the future Intel Xeon Phi processor and coprocessor known by the code name Knights Landing.

ARM as an Enabler for HPC Co-Design

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In this video from ISC’14, Dr. James Ang of Sandia National Laboratories presents: ARM as an Enabler for HPC Co-Design.

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.

Virtualization Breaks HPC Efficiency Barrier

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The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory migrated independent grids into a fully virtualized environment that reduced idle computing cycles while a providing a big jump in throughput when pushing millions of calculations through the system.

Video: EULER – Different Levels of Virtualization on an HPC-Cluster

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In this video from the Forum on Cloud Computing and Virtualization for HPC, Christian Bolliger from ETH Zurich presents: EULER – Different Levels of Virtualization on an HPC-Cluster.

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.”

Increasing the Efficiency of Your GPU-enabled Cluster with rCUDA

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“The use of GPUs to accelerate applications is mainstream nowadays, but their adoption in current high performance computing clusters is primarily impaired by the trend of including accelerators in all the nodes of the cluster, as this presents several drawbacks related with increased costs. In this talk we introduce the remote GPU virtualization mechanism, intended to address the drawbacks of GPU computing. The rCUDA remote GPU virtualization framework will also be presented.”

Cycle Computing Adds Tim Carroll and Rob Futrick to Management Team

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Today Cycle Computing announced that the company has added HPC executive and startup veteran Tim Carroll as Vice President of Business Development and Ecosystem; and has also promoted Rob Futrick to Chief Technical Officer (CTO).

Bull to Install Supercomputer at GENCI as Company Enters Reseller Agreement with Xyratex

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Today Bull Information Systems announced two major new international agreements that reflect the company’s momentum in the HPC market.