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Archives for May 2011

insideHPC Adds HPC Evangelist, John Hengeveld, As Featured Blogger / Columnist

PORTLAND, OREGON — May 27, 2011 — insideHPC, the web’s premier short-format HPC news site, today announced that Intel’s John Hengeveld, a well known HPC evangelist, will be a featured insideHPC blogger / columnist covering a wide variety of topics of interest to the global HPC community. Education and community awareness are priorities for all […]

Interview: Intel Steps up the Pace

Michael McManus sits down with Navin Shenoy, general manager, Asia-Pacific region for Intel, to discuss the company’s recently announced plans to accelerate it’s product roadmap. Every 10 years or so we make a major change to the way we think about our roadmap. In the mid-90s we had a big push around multimedia with Pentium MMX […]

Job of the Week: Sr. Product Manager Tesla

It’s been great to see Cray, MIT, Penguin Computing, ScaleMP, and the University of Chicago take advantage our new insideHPC Job Board. Now, Nvidia has jumped on board with a post for a Sr. Product Manager Tesla in our Job of the Week: We are looking for Product Marketing Managers who can drive go-to-market plans […]

Redux: Supercomputing — Where to From Here?

Clipped from: (share this clip)   Vincent Hindriksen over at Stream Computing has written up a nice summary of Bob Feldman’s panel session entitled Supercomputihng: Where to From Here, which took place at the National HPCC 2011 Conference in Newport. It was a good discussion, so a tip of the hat goes to Hindriksen […]

How to Optimize OpenCL Code with Intel GPA

Clipped from: (share this clip) It is now possible to trace OpenCL commands with the Intel GPA Graphics Performance Analyzer. The Intel GPA Platfrom Analyzer visualizes the execution profile of the various tasks in your code over a period of time. The tool collects real-time trace data during the application run and provides a […]

Video: Dedication of New CASL Facility for Advanced Simulation of Light Water Reactors

Our Video Sunday feature continues with this presentation by DOE Under Secretary for Science Steven Koonin and Department of Energy Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy Pete Lyons. The pair visited Oak Ridge National Laboratory for the dedication of the Consortium for the Advanced Simulation of Light Water Reactors, or CASL, on Tuesday, May 3. ORNL […]

Here Comes the Sun — Exascale Computing to Fuel Fusion Energy

If science is to develop clean, abundant energy from nuclear fusion, it will only be with the power of supercomputer simulations to get us there. We have good ideas how to move forward,” William Tang from the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory. “But to enhance the physics fidelity of the simulation models and incorporate the added […]

Slides Welcome us to the Age of Big Data

Open Source + Big Data = Big Money View more presentations from sogrady As shown is this slide deck, RedMonk co-founder Stephen O’Grady writes that a new Top20 software company hasn’t emerged in over 20 years because the real value today is in big data. In a very real sense, software is becoming a vehicle […]

Datacenter Technologies Academy Wraps in London

The SNIA Datacenter Technologies Academy, which wrapped up last week in London, has published a photo gallery from the event as well a summary of the proceedings. The educational core of the agenda came from the various SNIA Europe presentations which focused this year on the various aspects of Cloud technologies, the latest thinking around […]

HPC Advisory Council a "Great Resource" for Users

Kathleen Ellertson from Intel’s Cluster Ready team writes that the HPC Advisory Council is a great resource for HPC Users: The Advisory Council provides best practice recommendations and installation guides for a variety of HPC applications, as well as training opportunities, an online forum for interacting with HPC experts, and cluster resources you can use […]