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PBSCloud.io – A new SaaS platform for Deploying HPC Appliances in the Cloud

In this video, Jérémie Bourdoncle from Altair describes the company’s innovative PBSCloud.io, which is a new SAS platform to for deploying HPC Appliances in Public and Private Clouds. “PBScloud.io is a cloud platform that lets you easily create, manage, deploy, and monitor HPC appliances for public clouds, private clouds, and bare metal.”

TACC to Hosts HPC for Managers Institute in Austin

Today the TACC announced that the first High Performance Computing for Managers Institute will take place September 12-14 in Austin. “With course materials by TACC and the Numerical Algorithms Group, this three-day workshop is specifically tailored to managers and decision makers who are using, or considering using, HPC within their organizations. It is also applicable to those with a real opportunity to make this career step in the future.”

Call for Proposals: HPC4Mfg Program has $3 Million to Boost Supercomputing in Industry

Today the Energy Department announced up to $3 million in available support for manufacturers to use supercomputers at the department’s national laboratories to tackle major manufacturing challenges. The High Performance Computing for Manufacturing (HPC4Mfg) Program enables the use of high performance computing (HPC) expertise and resources for the manufacturing sector to address research and development challenges with HPC and investigate its use to support advanced energy and manufacturing issues. “The technologies adopted as a result of the HPC4Mfg Program can have a significant impact with potential to close the knowledge gaps in the manufacturing and energy industry,” said Mark Johnson, director of the Advanced Manufacturing Office. “This program aligns well with the technical focus areas our office is pursuing in early-stage, applied research and development.”

Radio Free HPC Does the Day-by-Day Preview of ISC 2017

In this Radio Free HPC podcast, Rich gives us a day-by-day preview of the upcoming ISC 2017 conference. The event takes place June 18-22 in Frankfurt, Germany. “ISC High Performance focuses on HPC technological development and its application in scientific fields, as well as its adoption in commercial environments. In 2017 we offer you 13 fascinating HPC topics grouped under three categories: systems, applications, and emerging topics. All topics will be addressed in different power-packed sessions. The ISC tutorials, workshops and the exhibition will complement these sessions.”

Using Oracle Bare Metal Cloud Services with PBS Professional

Bruce Burns from Oracle presented this talk at the PBS Works User Group. “In this session you learn how to use PBS Professional with Oracle BMCS for common customer use case scenarios to dynamically scale out, on demand and leverage the price / performance advantages that Oracle BMCS uniquely provides with PBS Works.”

X-ISS Powers Cloud HPC with Dell EMC

In this video, Deepak Khosala describes how X-ISS delivers Cloud HPC with the help of Dell EMC. “Our role in working with customers is to integrate, manage, and maintain HPC cluster systems, as well as monitor, report, and deliver analytics that are important to HPC users. We are a business-driven HPC consulting company that provides exceptional technical computing solutions through management and analytics software.”

One Stop Systems Receives Supplier Excellence Award from Raytheon

Today One Stop Systems announced that Raytheon has recognized One Stop Systems with a Premier Supplier Excellence Award for their outstanding innovation, technical achievement and customer support. “We’re very honored to receive this award from Raytheon,” said Steve Cooper, CEO of OSS. “We believe the relationship and working well together is a very important piece of the successes we’ve had, particularly as technology advances. We’re very excited about this new product and we want to thank Raytheon for their support and trusting us to build the Data Storage Unit to meet all of Raytheon’s and the Navy’s requirements.”

Jay Boisseau on How Dell EMC is Democratizing High Performance Computing

In this video from the Dell EMC HPC Community meeting, Jay Boisseau describes the mission of the community and how Dell EMC is democratizing high performance computing. “​The Dell EMC HPC Community is a worldwide technical forum that fosters the exchange of ideas among researchers, computer scientists, technologists, and engineers and promotes the advancement of innovative, powerful HPC solutions.”

Video: PRACE Powers HPC for European Industry

“Supercomputers are key to industrial and societal progress. The overarching goal of PRACE is to provide a federated Europe with a science-driven supercomputing infrastructure, and support European industries in becoming globally competitive.” In fact, 97% of industrial companies that employ HPC consider it indispensable for their ability to innovate, compete, and survive and it is said today that “To out-compute is to out-compete.”

Ohio Supercomputer Center runs Biggest Calculation Ever

Today the Ohio Supercomputer Center announced that is has run the single-largest scale calculation in the Center’s history. Scientel IT Corp used 16,800 cores of the Owens Cluster on May 24 to test database software optimized to run on supercomputer systems. The seamless run created 1.25 Terabytes of synthetic data.