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Exascale Computing Project: Researchers Accelerate I/O with Novel Processing Method

January 25, 2021 — Researchers funded by the Exascale Computing Project (ECP) have delivered a novel method that addresses overloaded communication processes that use MPI-IO by adding a second I/O request aggregation layer, according to ECP. Their method, called TAM for two-phase aggregation method, combines data on a node prior to performing additional internode optimizations […]

QCI Launches QikStar Program for Business Adoption of Quantum Computing

Leesburg, Va., Jan. 26, 2021 – Quantum Computing Inc. (OTCQB: QUBT) (QCI), which works to bridge the power of classical and quantum computing, today unveiled QikStart, a program that partners QCI with selected participants to accelerate adoption of quantum computing for solving mission-critical problems for business. QikStart will provide access to QCI’s industry-leading quantum acceleration platform, expert […]

Kao Data to Host InstaDeep’s HPC and AI Supercomputer, Expanding R&D Capabilities

London, January 26, 2021 – Kao Data, developer and operator of advanced, carrier-neutral data centres for high performance colocation, has today announced a new customer contract with InstaDeep, a global leader in artificial intelligence (AI) powered decision-making solutions for enterprise. The new high performance computing (HPC) installation at Kao Data’s Harlow campus allows InstaDeep to […]

10 Questions to Ask When Starting With AI – Part 2

In this insideHPC Guide, “10 Questions to Ask When Starting With AI,” our friends over at WEKA offer 10 important questions to ask when starting with AI, specifically planning for success beyond the initial stages of a project. Reasons given for these failures include not having a plan ahead of time, not getting executive or business leadership buy-in, or failing to find the proper team to execute the project. Chasing the hot technology trend without having a proper strategy often leads companies down the path of failure.

Micron Delivers 1α DRAM Technology

Boise, Idaho, Jan. 26, 2021 – Micron Technology today announced volume shipment of 1α (1-alpha) node DRAM products that the company said are built using advanced DRAM process technology and offering improvements in bit density, power and performance. “This milestone reinforces Micron’s competitive strength and complements its recent breakthroughs with the world’s fastest graphics memory […]

OEMs Join Nvidia-Certified Program – Systems Pre-tested for AI Workloads

Dell Technologies, GIGABYTE, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Inspur and Supermicro are among 11 systems makers engaged in an Nvidia certification program, announced this morning, designed to test hardware across a range of AI and data analytics workloads, including jobs that require multiple compute nodes and tasks that only need part of the power of one GPU. […]

12th JLESC Workshop to Be Held Feb. 24-26

The 12th annual Joint Laboratory for Extreme Scale Computing (JLESC) will be held virtually from Wednesday, Feb. 24 to Friday, Feb. 26. It will bring together researchers in high performance computing from the JLESC partners INRIA, the University of Illinois, Argonne National Laboratory, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Jülich Supercomputing Centre, RIKEN R-CCS and The University of Tennessee to explore […]

Yash Technologies Partners with ScienceLogic for AIOps, Digital Transformation

Chicago, Jan. 25, 2021 — YASH Technologies, a global technology services and outsourcing provider, announced a partnership with ScienceLogic, an AIOps platform provider. This partnership enables YASH to deliver business service-centric operations aligned with their Intelligent Business Services Monitoring offering, backed by highly differentiated experience-level agreements (XLAs). “We are delighted to partner with ScienceLogic, one […]

Supermicro Unveils Nvidia GPU Server Test Drive Program with Channel Partners

San Jose — Supermicro, an enterprise computing, storage, networking and green computing technology company, released details on a new GPU test-drive program. Called STEP (Supermicro Test drive Engagement with Partners), the program allows customers to remote test drive either Supermicro’s 2U HGX A100 4-GPU or 4U HGX A100 8-GPU system with NVIDIA 3rd Generation NVlink technology. […]

Reading the Intel Tea Leaves: Pat Gelsinger’s HPC Paradox

As he takes charge of Intel, CEO Pat Gelsinger faces a paradox: his new company is both troubled and a revenue geyser; if Intel is to continue its historical growth rates, he’ll need the skills of a corporate turnaround artist. These contradictions surely apply to Intel’s position in HPC/AI/data center server processors, where the company […]