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AI Demand Pushes against Skills Shortage, Lack of IT Infrastructure – IBM

As with other areas of the economy (chips, workforce), demand isn’t the problem in the AI market, it’s supply: supply of knowledge and skills, and supply of technology. IBM this morning released the results of its Global AI Adoption Index 2021 study, which the company said shows that business adoption of AI slowed over the […]

Altair One Cloud Platform Built for Collaborative Design & Development

Modeling-simulation software vendor Altair today announced GA of new features in Altair One, an integrated platform combining the company’s entire product suite and HPC capabilities. Designed to lower barriers between computer-aided engineering (CAE) and data analytics, according to the company, Altair One is built to be a unified development environment and offers multi-disciplinary teams “the on-demand […]

Kao Data Hosts Civo’s OCP-Ready Kubernetes Cloud Platform

London, May 10, 2021 — Kao Data, operator of advanced, carrier neutral data centres for high performance colocation, today announced a new customer in Civo, a flexible, developer-first cloud platform based on K3s Kubernetes technology. The agreement will see Kao Data deploy the UK Innovation Corridor’s first fully operational OCP-ready system, and enable Civo to […]

Lustre User Group Virtual Event Hosted by OpenSFS and the Univ. of Florida May 19-20

BEAVERTON, Ore., — Open Scalable File Systems (OpenSFS), the non-profit advancing the Lustre file system community, has announced plans for the virtual 2021 Lustre User Group (LUG) conference, May 19-20, 2021, hosted by OpenSFS and the University of Florida. The conference is intended to share the latest Lustre features and roadmaps, as well as establish […]

VAST Data: $83M in Series D Funding

New York – VAST Data, the storage software company, today announced $83 million in Series D funding, led by Tiger Global Management, at a post-money valuation of $3.7 billion – a tripling of the company’s valuation since April 2020. The round features strong participation from NVIDIA and several other existing investors, and is driven by […]

Brytlyt’s Accelerated Analytics – Powered by GPU

This featured whitepaper, “Brytlyt’s Accelerated Analytics – powered by GPU – Why today’s data-driven businesses need GPU acceleration,” discusses the analytics challenges businesses are facing today, and how the Brytlyt platform can transform how people uncover insight from their data.

DOE’s Best Practices for HPC Software Developers Webinar Series — May 12

May 5, 2021 — The IDEAS Productivity project, in partnership with the DOE Computing Facilities of the ALCF, OLCF, and NERSC and the DOE Exascale Computing Project (ECP) will resume the webinar series on Best Practices for HPC Software Developers, begun in 2016. One-hour webinars on topics in scientific software development and high-performance computing, approximately once a […]

Caterpillar and Argonne Use HPC to Simulate Better Efficiency, Reduced Emissions in Diesel Engines

Heavy-duty diesel engines power most large vehicles used in the construction, mining and transportation industries in the United States. To tackle problems of fuel efficiency and pollution, researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory joined forces with Caterpillar Inc., manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, using Argonne’s HPC resources, to develop designs […]

RPI Computer Scientist Wins NSF Award to Match Exascale Systems with Petascale Data Volumes

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute faculty member and computer scientist George Slota has been granted a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award to work on the problem of enabling exascale-class system to handle gigantic, petascale-class volumes of data. “How do we best understand and get insight from this kind of data? To do that, […]

Red Hat Introduces Open Source StackRox Community – Cluster Security for Kubernetes

May 4, 2021 – Red Hat today introduce the StackRox community, the upstream project that will work to open source and manage the code that powers Red Hat Advanced Cluster Security for Kubernetes. The goal is to support innovation within an industry traditionally dominated by proprietary security solutions. “Customers, partners and other interested contributors can learn […]