• Video: UberCloud Containers on Kubernetes

    Burak Yenier from the UberCloud gave this talk at the High Performance Container Workshop at ISC 2019. “This workshop will outline the current state of Linux Containers, what challenges are hindering the adoption in HPC/BigData and how containers can foster improvements when applied to the field of HPC, Big Data and AI in the mid- and long-term.” [READ MORE…]

Featured Stories

  • Multiple Endpoints in the Latest Intel MPI Library Boosts Hybrid Performance

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    The performance of distributed memory MPI applications on the latest highly parallel multi-core processors often turns out to be lower than expected. Which is why hybrid applications using OpenMP multithreading on each node and MPI across nodes in a cluster are becoming more common. This sponsored post from Intel, written by Richard Friedman, depicts how to boost performance for hybrid applications with multiple endpoints in the Intel MPI Library.  [READ MORE…]

  • Learn about Migrating HPC Workloads at Univa Cloud Meetups

    Univa is hosting a series of Cloud Meetups September through October in nine cities. “Come and spend a few hours to learn about how to avoid the pitfalls of migrating HPC workloads to the cloud. We will showcase new technology that is designed to replace and automate manual processes. The Meetups exhibit best practice approaches to hybrid and dedicated cloud clusters. Recent survey results of HPC cloud spend will be discussed.” [READ MORE…]

  • NVIDIA Launches U.K. Technology Center to Advance AI Research

    EPCC, Hartree Centre, and the University of Reading are the first to join the NVIDIA AI Technology Center, which provides a collaborative community for world-class talent driving AI adoption and excellence across the UK. “We want to be able to leverage the rapid advances of large-scale machine learning to help traditional supercomputing applications,” said Mark Parsons, EPCC director and associate dean of e-research.” [READ MORE…]

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How Financial Services Can Fuel Innovation with GPU Computing

The financial services and insurance sector is one of the most data-intensive industries in modern business. Unfortunately, that abundance of information has hindered the extraction of business value from data. However, improvements in technology can take data-related challenges that had, until recently, been considered impossible to overcome. Download the new white paper from Penguin Computing that highlights how financial services and insurance firms can benefit from GPU computing and spur innovation and future technological developments. 

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Industry Perspectives

  • Why Containerization was Key to Fueling Innovation at ISC19

    In this special guest feature, Ian Lumb from Sylabs describes containerization was Fueling Innovation at ISC 2019. “Interest in containerization has never been stronger. Although there’s much to extract from ISC19, even if you weren’t able to attend the event, there are alternative approaches for accelerating your uptake of this secure, performant, and portable technology that also ensures reproducibility.” [READ MORE…]

  • Faster Path to HPC Enabled with Intel Select Solutions for Simulation & Modeling

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    HPC clusters used for simulation and modeling today in government, academic, and corporate institutions drive scientific discovery and engineering innovation. This sponsored post from Bill Magro, chief technologist for HPC, and HPC solutions lead at Intel Corp., explores how Intel, OEMs, systems integrators, and ISVs partner to reduce deployment barriers through pre-configured and validated HPC systems.  [READ MORE…]

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    In this contributed article, Prince Kohli, CTO of Automation Anywhere, explores how the digitization of our personal lives, and resulting tsunami of data, is unearthing new possibilities for automating daily life. He highlights the incredible potential for RPA to eliminate the mundane from our personal lives, freeing up time to spend with loved ones, pursue […]

Editor’s Choice

  • GigaIO Steps Up with PCIe Gen 4 Interconnect for HPC

    In this video from ISC 2019, Marc Lehrer from GigaIO describes the company’s innovative HPC interconnect technology based on PCIe Gen 4. “For your most demanding workloads, you want time to solution. The GigaIO hyper-performance network breaks the constraints of old architectures, opening up new configuration possibilities that radically reduces system cost and protect your investment by enabling you to easily adopt new compute or business processes.” [READ MORE…]

  • Video: Tyan Computing Steps Up with Intel Xeon Scalable Processors for HPC at ISC 2019

    In this video, Rich Brueckner from insideHPC tours the Tyan booth at ISC 2019. The company exhibited a full line of HPC, storage and cloud computing server platforms. “TYAN’s leading portfolio of HPC, storage and cloud server platforms are based on the 2nd gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors and are designed to help enterprises and data center service providers capture, process, and analyze big data faster and at a more powerful rate than ever before.” [READ MORE…]

  • Video: Verne Global joins NVIDIA DGX-Ready Program as HPC & AI Colocation Partner

    In this video, Bob Fletcher from Verne Global describes advantages the HPC cloud provider offers through the NVIDIA DGX Ready Data Center program. “Enterprises and research organizations seeking to leverage the NVIDIA DGX-2 System – the world’s most powerful AI system – now have the option to deploy their AI infrastructure using a cost-effective Op-Ex solution in Verne Global’s HPC-optimized campus in Iceland, which utilizes 100 percent renewable energy and relies on one of the world’s most reliable and affordable power grids.” [READ MORE…]

  • Realize the Massive Potential of Your AI Infrastructure with Bright Computing and NVIDIA

    “As organizations continue to leverage GPUs for HPC applications and also host AI workloads on existing HPC clusters, a growing trend is to add DGX servers to these clusters alongside traditional CPU-based Linux servers. Because Bright Cluster Manager is platform independent, combining DGX servers with servers from another vendor is easy and seamless, resulting in a single unified cluster that Bright can centrally manage and monitor.” [READ MORE…]

  • Interview: New Intel Innovations for the Convergence of HPC & AI

    In this video from ISC 2019 in Frankfurt, Raj Hazra from Intel shares highlights from his keynote. “Intel’s disclosures at ISC’19 demonstrate how its data-centric portfolio addresses the unique challenges of HPC systems by bringing together HPC data analytics and AI acceleration into a single computing environment, while delivering a new memory and storage paradigm that feeds the compute engine.” [READ MORE…]

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