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Five Argonne Researchers Named 2020 Distinguished Fellows

Five leading researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory have been recognized as Argonne Distinguished Fellows, the highest professional scientific rank accorded by the laboratory. The new fellows “have earned international recognition for their work and demonstrate the type of leadership that enables Argonne to accelerate science and technology for U.S. […]

Flow Science Announces FLOW-3D HYDRO CFD for Water & Environmental Industry

Santa Fe, October 29, 2020 – Flow Science has launched FLOW-3D HYDRO, a CFD modeling solution for the civil and environmental engineering industry. FLOW-3D HYDRO features a water-focused user interface and offers new simulation templates for modeling workflows, as well as expanded training materials geared to civil or environmental engineer. FLOW-3D HYDRO’s advanced solver developments […]

German Climate Computing Center Picks StrongLink for 150 PB Data Management Project

The German Climate Computing Center (DKRZ) has selected StrongBox Data Solutions (SBDS), provider of autonomous large-scale data management and archive solutions, for a five-year contract to expand the center’s climate science research data services. The project will be driven by SBDS’s StrongLink software and will replace the existing HPSS Hierarchical Storage Management with a new […]

Intersect360 Research Announces Nov. 4 Pre-SC20 HPC and AI Market Update Webinar

SUNNYVALE, CA—October 29, 2020 — HPC and hyperscale analyst firm Intersect360 Research has announced that CEO Addison Snell will present the latest research and insights for the HPC market at a free webinar on Wednesday, November 4 at 12pm EST / 9am PST. This pre-SC20 webinar will include an up-to-date overview of the latest data and […]

GIGABYTE Releases Motherboards for AMD Platform

  Taipei, Taiwan, October 29, 2020 – GIGABYTE Technology, (TWSE: 2376), a high-performance servers and workstations company, today announced two new server motherboards extending the diversity of boards for dual 2nd Gen AMD EPYC™ 7002 series processors allowing for demanding multi-threaded applications used in AI, scientific computations, and more. The MZ71-CE0 and MZ71-CE1 are very similar to the MZ72-HB0, […]

Cognite Collaborates with Microsoft to Transform Industry through Digitalization, Becomes Independent Software Vendor

OSLO, Norway— Cognite announced it is working with Microsoft to catalyze the full-scale digital transformation of heavy-asset industries. The Cognite Data Fusion platform, hosted on Microsoft Azure, will deliver industrial data operations and OT/IT data contextualization for hybrid AI development, combining human and Artificial Intelligence to collectively achieve superior results and create faster time to value. This collaboration builds […]

RMACC’s 2021 HPC Symposium Scheduled For May 18-20

BOULDER, CO – The Rocky Mountain Advanced Computing Consortium (RMACC) has set May 18-20 as the dates for its 2021 High Performance Computing Symposium and for the second consecutive year will offer it in a multi-track on-line setting free to all who would like to attend. “With the uncertainty of holding in-person meetings due to […]

PRACE Opens Nominations for Ada Lovelace Award for HPC – Deadline: Nov. 26

From 22 to 26 March 2021, PRACE will organise the eighth edition of its Scientific and Industrial Conference – PRACEdays21 – as part of the EuroHPC Summit Week in Porto, Portugal. PRACE initiated the “PRACE Ada Lovelace Award for HPC” four years ago at PRACEdays16, and winners include Dr Zoe Cournia (Greece), Dr Frauke Gräter (Germany), Prof […]

CoEC Targets Combustion Breakthroughs with Exascale Computing

Barcelona, 29 October 2020 – The European Union is committed to achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. To reach this goal, there is a need for coordinated research and innovation efforts to make low and zero-carbon solutions economically viable. The recently launched Center of Excellence in Combustion (CoEC) addresses this challenge using advanced modelling and simulation […]

Zero to an ExaFLOP in Under a Second

In this sponsored post, Matthew Ziegler at Lenovo discusses today’s metric for raw speed of compute. Much like racing cars, servers do “time trials” to gauge their performance relative to a given workload.  There are more Spec or Web benchmarks out there for servers than there are racetracks and drag strips.  Perhaps the most important measure is the raw calculating throughput that a system delivers: FLOPS, or Floating-Point Operations Per Second.