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HLRS Launches Project to Improve Urgent HPC Computing

Stuttgart, Germany – November 30, 2021 – In a new project called CIRCE (Computational Immediate Response Center for Emergencies), the High-Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS), under the auspices of the Gauss Centre for Supercomputing, will undertake a study to assess the need for and potential applications of high-performance computing (HPC) in crisis situations. The three-year project will identify situations […]

Daimler Selects Green Data Center for HPC

Stuttgart, Germany – November 30, 2021: Daimler has selected consulting firm Infosys (NSE, BSE, NYSE: INFY) to transfer the car maker’s high performance computing (HPC) workloads for designing vehicles and automated driving technologies to the Norwegian green colo, Lefdal Mine Datacenter. The shift to Green Data Center as a Service supports Daimler deliver on its […]

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.

Innovation Accelerated: Step Into Intel’s SC’21 Virtual Experience

[Sponsored Post] Get the latest Intel and community technology updates in the virtual HPC + AI Pavilion for Supercomputing 2021. Catch the demos, fireside chats, partner presentations, developer-led talks and Intel keynote at whatever time works best for you.

DOE: Applications Open for $70M for Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing (SciDAC)

Nov. 23, 2021 — Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced plans to provide $70 million for research in earth system model development, which will contribute to further development of the Energy Exascale Earth System Model (E3SM) through collaborations  that will use DOE high performance computers (HPC) to enable advanced modeling via mathematical and computational solutions. […]

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 […]

LLNL Team Wins SC21 Reproducibility Advancement Award for Approximation Framework

A suite developed by a Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) team to simplify evaluation of approximation techniques for scientific applications has won the first-ever Best Reproducibility Advancement Award at the 2021 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC21). Newly instituted by the conference, the award recognizes outstanding efforts in advancing transparency […]

Cornelis Fabric Tapped by DOE / NNSA for Advanced Sim

Cornelis Networks announced it has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) as an HPC network provider for the NNSA’s Tri-Laboratory Commodity Technology System 2 (CTS-2) system contract. NNSA’s Advanced Simulation and Computing (ASC) program recently awarded Dell Technologies a contract to deliver computing systems totaling more than 40 petaflops to […]