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Archives for February 2015

Saul Perlmutter presents: Data, Computation, and the Fate of the Universe

“I think it’s a very interesting period for human cosmology because it’s a golden age in which every ten years we learn breathtaking new parts of the story. We have never before been able to do that in human history – to have the chance we have now to look at and understand the universe we live in.”

Job of the Week: HPC Systems Engineer at Radley James

Radley James in New York is seeking HPC Software and Systems Engineers in our Job of the Week.

Video: DEEP-ER Project Reaches for Exascale

In the video, the DEEP-ER project paves the way to energy-efficient Exascale computing.

Slidecast: Deep Learning – Unreasonably Effective

“Deep Learning is a new area of Machine Learning research, which has been introduced with the objective of moving Machine Learning closer to one of its original goals: Artificial Intelligence. At the 2015 GPU Technology Conference, you can join the experts who are making groundbreaking improvements in a variety of deep learning applications, including image classification, video analytics, speech recognition, and natural language processing.”

HPC News Roundup for February 27, 2015

As we head into the busy event season we like to call HPC March Madness, the past week has had its share of notable news items that didn’t make it to the Features page.

ISC High Performance Announces Hans Meuer Award

“We are pleased to announce that ISC is introducing the Hans Meuer Award to honor the most outstanding research paper submitted to the conference’s research paper committee. This award has been introduced in the memory of the late Dr. Hans Meuer, general chair of the ISC conference from 1986 through 2014, and co-founder of the TOP500 project.”

Spanish Meteorological Procures 168 Teraflop Bull Supercomputer

A new supercomputer, provided by the French company Bull, will be predicting accurately whether or not the rain in Spain falls mainly on the plain.

DownUnder GeoSolutions Dives Into Liquid Submersion Cooling

Today Green Revolution Cooling announced the latest installation of its CarnotJet System at the Australian geosciences company DownUnder GeoSolutions.

Interview: E4 Computer Engineering Gears Up for ISC High Performance

The E4 Computer Engineering team has garnered a solid reputation in Europe with high performance computing solutions for customers like CERN. To learn more, we caught up with Simone Tinti, who heads up the E4 HPC Team.

HP Sports AMD FirePro GPUs in ProLiant DL380 Gen9 Servers

“Featuring the first AMD Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture specifically with compute workloads in mind, the AMD FirePro S9150 server GPU supports enhanced double precision floating point computation and breaks the 2.0 TFLOPS double precision barrier. With 16GB of GDDR5 memory and maximum power consumption of 235 watts, AMD FirePro S9150 server GPUs provide massive compute performance while helping maximize available power budgets.”