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Apply Now for 2015 HPC Summer School in Toronto

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Graduate students and postdoctoral scholars from institutions in Canada, Europe, Japan and the United States are invited to apply for the sixth International Summer School on HPC Challenges in Computational Sciences, to be held from June 21-26 in Toronto.

HPCAC Swiss Conference Issues Call for Participation

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The HPC Advisory Council Swiss Conference has issued its Call for Participation. The event will take place March 23-25 in Lugano, Switzerland.

Video: High Performance Quantum Computing

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In this video, Matthias Troyer speaks at Google on the topic of “High Performance Quantum Computing.” The presentation took place on December 2, 2014.

Dedicated Computing Goes Cluster Ready for Bioinformatics

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This week Dedicated Computing announced its participation in the Intel Cluster Ready program to deliver integrated HPC cluster solutions to the Life Sciences market.

Video: The History of HPC at the DOE – A LANL Perspective

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“The DOE OCIO Technology Summit began with a high-level overview of how HPC came into existence followed by presentations of how HPC is being used in the community, and the challenges facing the technology’s use.”

HPC News with Snark for the Week of Jan. 12, 2015

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The news has started to pile up this post-Holiday Season, so here is the HPC News with Snark for Friday, January 16, 2014. We’ve got podcasts on everything form self-driving cars to Data Breaches resulting from North Korean satire films. There’s even some big financial surprises from Intel.

Bright Computing Powers Denmark’s Most Powerful Supercomputer for Life Sciences

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Today Bright Computing announced that the company has helped launch Denmark’s most powerful supercomputer dedicated to Life Sciences. With more than 16,000 cores, 92 TeraByte of memory, and 7.5 PetaByte of storage, the container-based supercomputer is called Computerome.

Women in HPC to be Featured in PRACE Digest

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The European PRACE initiative is collaborating with the Women in HPC organization to publish two magazines dedicated to Women in High Performance Computing. The cover of at least one of these magazines will include a mosaic or collage of pictures of women working in HPC in Europe, and they need to collect as many photographs as possible.

Video: Genomic Storage – Wide Bands, Long Tails

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In this video from the DDN User Group at SC14, Hanif Khalak from Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar presents: Genomic Storage: Wide Bands, Long Tails. CAC challenged DDN to provide a scalable, centralized storage infrastructure solution for a wide range of departments and applications.