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Can HPE GreenLake for HPC Deliver a Simpler User Experience than Public Cloud?

[Sponsored Post] When looking for a simple HPC user experience, many of us would naturally think of public cloud. But on-premises solutions like HPE GreenLake for HPC, powered by AMD EPYC processors, have picked up the advantages of public cloud without compromising performance. HPE GreenLake for HPC is designed to help you get the benefits of HPC without the deployment challenges. It’s a consumption-based solution that is fully managed and operated for you, just like public cloud.

DOE Office of Science — Call for Position Papers: ASCR Workshop on Visualization for Science , Dec. 10 Due Date

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science has issued a call for position papers for its ASCR Workshop on Visualization for Sciene: Due Date: 11:59 pm ET on December 10, 2021 Notification of Selection: December 20, 2021 Workshop Date: January 18-20, 2022 WORKSHOP URL: https://www.orau.gov/ASCR_DataVisWS Goal To better understand the open challenges and opportunities and to identify […]

Meet OLCF’s Gina Tourassi, Director of National Center for Computational Sciences

Since Gina Tourassi began her career, computer science has come a long way. Tourassi learned programming in the 1980s starting with QBasic. It’s a programming environment that hasn’t been included with Microsoft operating systems for more than 20 years. When she first discovered her love of computational research, computer scientists were programming artificial intelligence (AI) […]

Thoughts on SC21: Exascale, TOP500, Diversity in HPC, Quantum, the Metaverse

We pulled together a quartet of HPC thought leaders from the technology analyst and national lab communities to gather their reflections on SC21, ranging from big-picture insights on how the event reflects the state of HPC to the keynotes, sessions and announcements they think were particularly notable. Topics covered: The need for diversity in recruiting […]

MLOps Company Comet Raises $50M  

New York – November 18, 2021 – Comet, provider of the development platform for enterprise machine learning (ML) teams, today announced it has raised $50 million in a series B funding round, led by OpenView, with participation from existing investors Scale Venture Partners, Trilogy Equity Partners and Two Sigma Ventures. In addition, Ofer Bengal, Founder and CEO of […]

XTREME-D Launches S3-Compatible Distributed Object Cloud Storage and Roadmap for AXXE-L HPC as a Service

St. Louis, Nov. 17, 2021 – Award-winning Platform as a Service Provider XTREME-D today announced AXXE-L Cloud Storage, an S3-compatible distributed object storage service that offers high performance, erasure coding, end-to-end encryption, and a simple subscription-based consumption model with support for multiple environments. The company also announced new features for its flagship product, AXXE-L by […]

ORNL, Google and Snowflake Formalize Novel Data Stream Processing Concept

A team of collaborators from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Google Inc., Snowflake Inc. and Ververica GmbH has tested a computing concept that could help speed up real-time processing of data that stream on mobile and other electronic devices. The concept explores the function of watermarks, considered the most efficient mechanism […]

Research Team Uses Summit to Earn Gordon Bell Prize Nomination for Simulating Carbon in Extreme Conditions

A research team used machine-learned descriptions of interatomic interactions on the 200-petaflop Summit supercomputer at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to model more than a billion carbon atoms at quantum accuracy and observe how diamonds behave under some of the most extreme pressures and temperatures imaginable. The team was led by scientists […]

Siemens Energy Taps NVIDIA Omniverse for Power Plant Digital Twin

Siemens Energy, a supplier of power plant technology in the worldwide energy market, is relying on the NVIDIA Omniverse platform to create digital twins to support predictive maintenance of power plants. In doing so, Siemens Energy joins companies across industries using digital twins to enhance operations. Among them, BMW Group, which has 31 factories around the […]

SDSC and Fungible Claim Record HPC Storage Performance

SANTA CLARA, Calif. & SAN DIEGO — Fungible Inc., a data-centric computing company, and the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California San Diego, today announced they have shattered the NVMe over TCP storage initiator performance world record, achieving 10M IOPS,* beating the old record of 6.55 IOPS. The tests were administered […]