HPC News with Snark for Friday, Aug. 19, 2011

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Summer is going by way too fast, so we went out to catch Troll Hunter at the brewhouse cinema for some mindless fun this week. The DVD comes out next week, so don’t miss it! Now back to work; here’s the HPC News with Snark for Friday, Aug. 19, 2011:

  • Hot Conference! We’ll be at Hot Interconnects. There’s still time to register and get a leg up on next-gen networking technologies. The event will be held at Intel’s World HQ in Santa Clara August 24-25, with tutorials on the 25th.
  • A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. The HPC User Forum has a great lineup with speakers from CEA, ERDC, HECToR, LANL, NERSC, ORNL and more. The event will take place September 6-7 in San Diego. Register now.
  • Healthcare’s Big Pain: Big Data. Compliance has made Big Data one giant pain in the butt for the healthcare industry.