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Video: How Altair Powers HPC with PBS Works

In this video from SC18 in Dallas, Altair CTO Sam Mahalingam describes how the company’s PBS works software helps manufacturers build better products with design innovation driven by HPC. Now, with advent of Machine Learning and analytics, the company is helping customers move forward to a new age of data-driven design. After that, Chief Scientist . Andrea Casotto from Altair describes how Altairs “obsessively efficient” approach drives EDA automation.

HPE Powers VENTURI Formula E Team

Monaco-based VENTURI Formula E Team recently announced that HPE is now the team’s Official Technology Partner. Through the partnership, HPE is dedicating a number of world-class technical specialists to the VENTURI Formula E Team and developing a technological innovation strategy for the Monaco-based team, incorporating next-generation platforms and world-first artificial intelligence (AI) solutions set to elevate both efficiency and performance. “I’m delighted to welcome Hewlett Packard Enterprise on board. There is no doubt that this partnership will allow VENTURI Formula E Team to grow. Due to their great expertise, I’m convinced that HPE will fast-track the development of the team and enhance the corporate structure. Given that Formula E is a very dynamic and fast-paced environment, I know that HPE will enjoy this unique and hopefully rewarding journey we are embarking on together.”

Video: Oracle Steps Up with Bare Metal for HPC Cloud Infrastructure

In this video from SC18 in Dallas, Taylor Newill from Oracle describes the company’s new Bare Metal for HPC Cloud Infrastructure. “Oracle Bare Metal Cloud Services (BMCS) public cloud infrastructure. Oracle BMCS is a new generation of scalable, inexpensive and performant compute, network and storage infrastructure that combines internet cloud scale architecture with enterprise scale-up bare metal capabilities, providing the ideal platform for demanding High Performance Computing workloads.”

How Quantum Corp. Wrangles Big Data for HPC, Ai, and Autonomous Cars

In this video from SC18 in Dallas, Jason Coari from Quantum Corp. describes how the company wrangles Big Data for HPC, Ai, and Autonomous Cars. “Scientists and analysts today need intelligent data management throughout the entire research workflow, from ingest to HPC processing to archive. With multi-tier storage from Quantum, teams can better harness their data and transform the world.”

Video: Accenture Engineering Compute takes HPC to the Enterprise

The Accenture Engineering Compute (AEC) digital platform is a first mover in the industry with a highly differentiated AIML/analytics based Job-resource prediction and orchestration engine to ensure the most efficient placement of HPC workloads on-prem or in the cloud. The solution delivers dramatic gains in capital equipment utilization (~2x) , job throughput (~30%) and business agility with automated cloud bursting for HPC/Grid computing environments.

Video: Intel Driving HPC on the Road to Exascale

In this video from SC18, Raj Hazra describes how Intel is driving the convergence of HPC and Ai. “To meet the new computational challenges presented by this AI and HPC convergence, HPC is expanding beyond its traditional role of modeling and simulation to encompass visualization, analytics, and machine learning. Intel scientists and engineers will be available to discuss how to implement AI capabilities into your current HPC environments and demo how new, more powerful HPC platforms can be applied to meet your computational needs now and in the future.”

UberCloud Now Available in Microsoft Azure Marketplace

Today the UberCloud announced the availability of UberCloud consulting services in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, an online store providing applications and services for use on Microsoft Azure. UberCloud customers can now take advantage of the scalability, high availability, and security of Azure, with streamlined deployment and management. “UberCloud’s HPC software containers provide engineers with seamless and immediate access to the cloud,” said Wolfgang Gentzsch, President of TheUberCloud Inc.

R Systems Powers Parallel Works in the Cloud at NAFEMS Engineering Event

Today HPC Cloud provider R Systems announced plans to showcase its flexible High Performance Computing solutions at the annual NAFEMS (for engineering analysis & simulation in the automotive industry) conference Nov. 8, 2018 in Troy, Mich. Attendees can learn more about how automotive organizations are using new methods to access HPC resources such as cloud computing (public, private and hybrid) as well as dedicated and managed HPC resources and services by visiting the R Systems booth or by attending the IndyCar case study NAFEMS session.

AMD Powers Mentor Graphics HPC Application Development Environment

Today AMD announced the availability of the Mentor Graphics Sourcery CodeBench Lite Edition development environment for AMD EPYC and Ryzen CPUs and AMD Radeon Instinct GPUs. “AMD’s innovative hardware technologies combined with Mentor’s leading Sourcery CodeBench Lite environment will help the company’s growing customer base in developing high performance computing and embedded products,” stated Dr. Randy Allen, director of Advanced Research, Mentor Embedded Platform Solutions. “This integrated solution will allow AMD customers to build, debug and analyze embedded software for multicore, heterogenous applications with high productivity and optimized performance.”

Job of the Week: HPC Emerging Technology Researcher at Chevron

Chevron is seeking an HPC Emerging Technology Researcher in our Job of the Week. “This position will be accountable for strategic research, technology development and business engagement to deliver High Performance Computing solutions that differentiate Chevron’s performance. The successful candidate is expected to manage projects and small programs and personally apply and grow technical skills in the Advanced Computing space.”