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Linux Foundation Hosts Project for Container Collaboration Between Enterprise and HPC

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 30, 2021 — The Linux Foundation has announced it will host the Apptainer project (formerly the Singularity project) — Apptainer being a widely used container system for high-performance computing (HPC) and one of the container systems suited for both enterprise and HPC use cases. It is designed to execute applications at bare-metal performance […]

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.

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 […]

NVIDIA Long-Haul InfiniBand at Purdue University – Extending Accelerated Research Across Campus

[Sponsored Post] For data-driven researchers, the time-related expense of moving data from machines between data centers slows computation and causes costly delays in results. Plus, data center space can be limited for many organizations, even  well-established academic campuses. To address these issues, Purdue University deployed NVIDIA InfiniBand MetroX across campus in 2011, connecting remote computation clusters to remote storage facilities.

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 […]

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 […]

TOP500: Little Change to HPC Top 10

The newest edition of the twice-yearly TOP500 list of the world’s most powerful supercomputers was released today at SC21 in St. Louis — with little change in the Top10. The Microsoft Azure system called Voyager-EUS2 was the only machine to shake up the top spots, claiming No. 10. Based on an AMD EPYC processor with […]

SC21: Three HPC Thought Leaders’ Planning Suggestions for the Hybrid Conference

SC21, the biggest HPC confab of the year, is upon us, and making the most of the hybrid conference calls for good time management. As an assist to both in-person and virtual attendees we spoke with three industry thought leaders – Katie Antypas of NERSC, Earl Joseph of Hyperion Research and Addison Snell of Intersect360 Research – about conference events they think will be noteworthy.

We cover key technologies to be covered by sessions and BOFs; significant HPC market trends (software, storage and cloud HPC in particular); the explosion of HPC+AI; the coming of exascale supercomputing….