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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 […]

TACC Adopts Intel oneAPI for Remote Visual Analysis

The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin reports it is using the Intel oneAPI Rendering Toolkit for remote analysis capabilities on the center’s supercomputers, “providing high-fidelity visualization tools for all scales of computing.” TACC, which operates the Frontera and Stampede2 supercomputer along with more than a dozen HPC systems, […]

Supermicro Expands GPU System Portfolio for AI, HPC, Cloud Workloads

SAN JOSE, Oct. 12, 2021 — Supermicro has announced new systems based on NVIDIA Ampere architecture GPUs and 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors with built-in AI accelerators (Supermicro X12 series). These servers are designed for demanding AI applications where low latency and high application performance are essential. The 2U NVIDIA HGX A100 4-GPU system is […]

Eni Upgrades HPE HPC Infrastructure via GreenLake

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) today announced the upgrade of the supercomputer system of Eni, the Italian multinational supermajor energy company. The upgrade of the company’s supercomputer, HPC4, will be delivered as a service through the HPE GreenLake edge-to-cloud platform and is intended increase performance and double storage capacity to improve accuracy of image-intensive modeling […]

Chenbro Launches 2U Compact JBOD for High-Density Storage

Taipei, Taiwan, October 7, 2021 – Chenbro (TWSE: 8210), designer and manufacturer of own-brand rackmount systems, has announced the compact 2U JBOD, the DS25224, which supports 24 x 2.5” tool-less SAS or SATA drives, with the 12Gbps redundant expanders, designed for the big data era. Big data and data analytics are driving a continuous demand […]

ExaWind: How Exascale-class HPC Will Help Optimize Skyscraper-sized Wind Turbines of the Future

A wind power revolution is blowing through the U.S. electrical industry, and exascale-class supercomputing is expected to play an increasingly instrumental role in its growth. The Energy Information Administration puts wind power’s share of America’s electricity generation at 8.4 percent in 2020, up from less than 1 percent in 1990. Increasingly competitive on cost and […]

Altair Updates Integrated Simulation and Analysis Portfolio

TROY, Mich., Oct. 5, 2021 — Altair (Nasdaq: ALTR), maker of converged simulation, HPC and AI solutions, announced enhancements to its integrated portfolio of simulation and design tools. This update to Altair’s simulation software suite is focused on accelerating simulation-driven design and unleashing the power of AI by embedding augmented intelligence in the broadest possible range of […]

HPE’s HPC and AI Solutions for the Energy Industry: Driving the Transition from Fossil Fuels to a Renewables Future

{SPONSORED CONTENT]   The oil & gas industry has been a high-rev engine driving HPC growth for more than 40 years. It’s a sector with insatiable demand for supercomputing processing power and high performance, high capacity data storage – demand continually intensified as fossil fuel reserves have become harder to find. In fact, one reason the […]

RENCI Named Partner in NSF Institute’s $15M ‘Imageomics’ Effort

Sept. 29, 2021 — RENCI,  the Renaissance Computing Institute at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, has been named as a partner in a new effort to use images of living organisms as the basis for understanding biological processes of life. The project, to be led by faculty from The Ohio State University’s Translational […]