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DDN Appoints Amy Medeiros SVP Corporate Marketing and Inside Sales for DDN and Tintri

Chatsworth, Calif. – Feb. 9, 2021 –  DDN, an artificial intelligence (AI) and multi-cloud data management solutions company, today announced Amy Medeiros has been named SVP, corporate Marketing and inside sales. She will be responsible for both DDN and Tintri strategic and creative marketing and sales initiatives, with a focus on increasing the profitability of channel partners and enhancing […]

Women in Data Science to Host March 8 Virtual Regional Event Hosted by WiDS Livermore

Women in Data Science (WiDS) will host its fourth WiDS Livermore regional event “to encourage our community of women in computing.” Attendees will watch WiDS Stanford Livestream as well as feature Lab-focused technical talks, mentoring breakout sessions and a career panel.  The program for this one-day virtual technical conference is an opportunity to hear about the latest data science-related research […]

Let’s Talk Exascale: Getting Applications Aurora-Ready

This episode of Let’s Talk Episode from DOE’s Exascale Computing Project is the first in a series on best practices in preparing applications for the upcoming Aurora exascale supercomputer at the US Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory. In these discussions, the emphasis will be on optimizing code to run on GPUs and providing developers […]

RIKEN Center to Hold Annual Symposium on Fugaku and ‘Society 5.0,’ Feb. 15-16

The RIKEN Center for Computational Science (RIKEN R-CCS) will hold its third annual international symposium on Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 15 and 16 focusing on HPC and Fugaku, the world’s top-rated supercomputer, and its role in enabling “Society 5.0,” a future in which cyberspace is integrated with the physical world. Speakers at the online conference […]

WekaIO Launches Hybrid Cloud ‘Limitless Data Platform’

WekaIO (Weka) today announced the Limitless Data Platform — described by the company as a simple, fast and scalable platform for running modern enterprise workloads, such as artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML), life sciences research and high-performance data analytics (HPDA). The Weka data platform offers enterprise features designed to help store, protect and manage data in […]

DOE Office of Science Workshop: Mapping Brain Circuitry at Scale

Jan. 29, 2021 – The National Institute of Health BRAIN Initiative and the Department of Energy’s Office of Science will hold virtual workshops in February and March exploring brain connectivity. Generating complete maps of mammalian brains is a scientific grand challenge that will require a multi-disciplinary, science-at-scale approach, the agencies said in their announcement, bringing […]

UF’s HiPerGator AI: Nvidia Supercomputer Offered to Students and Researchers across State University System

January 27, 2021 – University of Florida’s new supercomputer — the fastest artificial intelligence supercomputer in higher education — will soon be available for students and faculty across the State University System, UF Provost Joe Glover announced today. The computer will give faculty and students from across the state computing power in artificial intelligence (AI) […]

OEMs Join Nvidia-Certified Program – Systems Pre-tested for AI Workloads

Dell Technologies, GIGABYTE, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Inspur and Supermicro are among 11 systems makers engaged in an Nvidia certification program, announced this morning, designed to test hardware across a range of AI and data analytics workloads, including jobs that require multiple compute nodes and tasks that only need part of the power of one GPU. […]

12th JLESC Workshop to Be Held Feb. 24-26

The 12th annual Joint Laboratory for Extreme Scale Computing (JLESC) will be held virtually from Wednesday, Feb. 24 to Friday, Feb. 26. It will bring together researchers in high performance computing from the JLESC partners INRIA, the University of Illinois, Argonne National Laboratory, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Jülich Supercomputing Centre, RIKEN R-CCS and The University of Tennessee to explore […]

The Dell Technologies HPC Community Interviews: Flavio Villanustre Talks Open Source Analytics at LexisNexis

Open source champion Flavio Villanustre is vice president of technology and chief information security officer for LexisNexis Risk Solutions, which is a global developer provider of big data and analytics solutions to help manage risk and improve outcomes. As an active participant in the Dell Technologies HPC Community, he contributes an avid open source perspective. His goal: offering and looking for new HPC and advanced analytics insights, techniques and strategies with Dell managers and customers at the organization’s meetings that will help push forward with Flavio’s open source mission begun 10 years ago.