Video: Rescale Night Showcases HPC in the Cloud

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Rescale CEO Joris Poort (right) with aerodynamicist Seth Morris of RCR (left)

In this video, Joris Poort from hosts Rescale Night in San Francisco. As a pure-play HPC Cloud vendor, Rescale offers a turn-key platform for running high performance computing and simulations in the enterprise. From engineering design to scientific computing and machine learning, Rescale is all about “scalable, secure, and on-demand HPC to deliver better results faster.”

“Billed as an exposition into ‘The Future of Cloud HPC Simulation,’ the event brought together experts in  high-performance computing and simulation, cloud computing technologists, startup founders, and VC investors across the technology landscape. In addition to product demonstrations with Rescale engineers, including the popular Deep Learning workshop led by Mark Whitney, Rescale Director of Algorithms, booths featuring ANSYS, Microsoft Azure, Data Collective, and Microsoft Ventures offered interactive sessions for attendees.”

The Rescale customer keynote was delivered by Joshua Krall, Founder and CTO of Boom Technologies, whose company is building a supersonic passenger aircraft that is 2.6x faster than aircraft flown by commercial airlines. Krall explained how he is leveraging Rescale’s cloud HPC platform to accelerate innovation while controlling costs. The first test flights of Boom’s XB-1 supersonic aircraft are slated for late 2017.

Additional speakers include:

  • Ray Milhem, VP Enterprise Solutions & Cloud at ANSYS
  • Matthew Thomson, Senior Product Manager, Azure Big Compute
  • Adam McKenzie, CTO, Rescale

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