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NREL Scientists Find Synergy in PET Plastic-degrading Enzymes Using TACC, SDSC HPC Resources

Plastic waste is a big problem in the environment. About 300 million tons is produced every year, according to the United Nations. Much of that is polyethylene terephthalate (PET), used to make single-use plastic bottles, carpets, and clamshell packaging. In the U.S., the Environmental Protection Agency estimates annually that only about 29 percent of PET bottles are recycled. About […]

Cambridge Quantum: Algorithm Solves Combinatorial Optimisation Problems Faster

Cambridge, UK, July 22, 2021 – In a development the company said “is likely to set a new industry standard,” scientists at Cambridge Quantum (CQ) have developed a new algorithm for solving combinatorial optimisation problems that are widespread in business and industry, such as travelling salesman, vehicle routing or job shop scheduling, using near-term quantum […]

Registration Open for LLNL-sponsored Industrial ML Forum

Registration is open through July 29 for the first Machine Learning for Industry Forum (ML4I), a three-day virtual event starting Tuesday, Aug. 10. The event is sponsored by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s High Performance Computing Innovation Center and the Data Science Institute. The forum aims to foster adoption of machine learning methods for practical industrial […]

The Whole World Is Watching: ORNL’s Bernholdt & Programming Environment Team Prepare for Frontier and Exascale

The world’s fastest supercomputer comes with some assembly required. Frontier, the nation’s first exascale computing system, won’t come together as a whole until all pieces arrive at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory to be installed—with the eyes of the world watching—on the data center floor inside the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF). Once those components operate in harmony as advertised, David Bernholdt and his team can take time for a quick bow—and then get back to work.

DOE Funds $13M for Adapting Scientific Software to Run on Exascale Supercomputers

July 21, 2021 — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced more than $13 million for five advanced-computing projects across nine states, including $4.4 million to U.S. universities. The projects will focus on adapting scientific software to run on the coming generation of increasingly powerful supercomputers. The goal is to decrease the effort necessary […]

Kubernetes Data Services Company ionir Names Mike Wall CEO

NEW YORK — July 21, 2021 — ionir, a microservices-based Kubernetes Data Services provider, today announced Mike Wall as CEO. The move comes as the company experiences rapid growth in North America and globally, accelerated by the launch of its CI/CD pipeline acceleration solution. Wall, who has extensive experience leading both public and emerging growth […]

Quobyte Releases Hadoop Native Driver for Analytics, ML, Streaming and Real-time Applications

SANTA CLARA, CA, July 21, 2021 — Quobyte Inc., a developer of scale-out software-defined storage (SDS), today announced availability of its Hadoop Driver. Quobyte’s new native driver for Hadoop addresses the limitations of the Hadoop Distributed File System’s (HDFS) high-capacity design within the enterprise. The new native driver brings significant benefits in optimizing Hadoop clusters for a much wider […]

Aliro Quantum Wins U.S. Air Force Contracts for Quantum Network Simulation and Control

BOSTON — July 21, 2021 – Aliro Quantum today announced it has secured several contracts through AFWERX, a program from the U.S. Air Force focused on expanding technology, talent, and transition partnerships for rapid and affordable commercial and military capability. Aliro is using the funding to advance the development of critical software needed to design and operate […]

NERSC Honors 8 Early Career Scientists with Annual HPC Achievement Awards

The National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) recently announced the recipients of its annual High Performance Computing Achievement Awards, recognizing eight early-career scientists who have made significant contributions to scientific computation using NERSC resources. The NERSC awards pay tribute to the accomplishments of young researchers in scientific fields supported by the U.S. Department of […]

Quantum Software Developer Classiq Technologies Forms Advisory Board

‍Tel-Aviv, ISRAEL — July 20, 2021 — Quantum computing software developer Classiq Technologies announced today that two leading researchers in quantum computing – Prof. Tal Mor and Prof. Robert Wille – are joining its newly-formed Technical Advisory Board. Professor Mor is a Professor of Computer Science at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, and […]