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Earthquake Prediction Using the Blue Waters Supercomputer

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The Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC), using the power of the petascale Blue Waters Supercomputer at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has developed a physics-based model called CyberShake that simulates how an earthquake works rather than approximating the tremors based on observations.

Bill Gropp to Teach Designing and Building Applications for Extreme-Scale Systems

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NCSA’s Blue Waters project will offer of an online graduate course on Designing and Building Applications for Extreme-Scale Systems in spring 2015.

Industrial Achievements on Blue Waters Using CPUs and GPUs

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In this video from the 2014 HPC User Forum in Seattle, Seid Koric from NCSA presents: Industrial achievements on Blue Waters Using CPUs and GPUs.

Video: Industrial Supercomputing, Why Do We Care?

Merle Giles

“NCSA has worked with more than one-third of the Fortune50, in sectors including manufacturing, oil and gas, finance, retail/wholesale, bio/medical, life sciences, astronomy, agriculture, technology, and more. NCSA’s Private Sector Program currently boasts 26 partners. PSP’s core mission is to help its partner community gain a competitive edge through expert use of modern, high-performance digital and human resources.”

Torsten Hoefler on How the SC13 Best Paper Came Together

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“In this work, we develop scalable bufferless protocols that implement the MPI-3.0 specification. Our protocols support scaling to millions of cores with negligible memory consumption while providing highest performance and minimal overheads.”