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SDSC Houses Novel Metabolomics Data Repository

September 14, 2021 — How is the “normal” resting heart rate determined? How does the American Diabetes Association establish the “normal” fasting glucose value? Understanding these “normal” ranges for metabolism is complex, especially because the human body may contain tens of thousands of metabolites at any one time; each individual molecule could be tied to […]

Sandia: New 3D-imaging Workflow Could Certify HPC Materials Simulations

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia National Laboratories researchers have announced they have created a method of processing 3D images for computer simulations that could have beneficial implications for several industries, including health care, manufacturing and electric vehicles. At Sandia, the method could prove vital in certifying the credibility of high-performance computer (HPC) simulations used in determining […]

Let’s Talk Exascale: How Flux Software Manages Supercomputing Workflows

This episode of the Exascale Computing Project‘s Let’s Talk Exascale podcast series delves into a software framework developed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), called Flux, which is widely used for scheduling and managing modern supercomputing and HPC workflows. Joining in the discussion are Lawrence Livermore’s Dong Ahn, Stephen Herbein, Dan Milroy and Tapasya Patki […]

Delivering on the Promise of Hybrid Multi Cloud for HPC

[Sponsored Post] HPC cloud usage is expanding across all industry sectors with a strong desire from customers for a flexible hybrid model that can be deployed in a multi-cloud scenario. With the acquisition of Nimbix and the combination of Nimbix JARVICE XE with existing tools and frameworks, Andy Grant, Vice President at Atos describes how the company has created the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio of cloud HPC products and services with which to address the full range of envisaged HPC usage scenarios.

On the Front Lines of AI Automation: Life Sciences and Chip Design

Given the right task, AI-driven machines can be empowered with supercharged IQs that make the smartest humans look dumb, or at least inefficient.  As we watch advances made in task automation, we see it burgeoning into fields previously (last week) thought unimaginable. Two recent reports underline the trend. In one, Carnegie Mellon University is teaming […]

NeoPhotonics Introduces CFP2-DCO Module with 0 dBm Optical Output Power

SAN JOSE — September 8, 2021 – NeoPhotonics Corporation (NYSE: NPTN), a developer of silicon photonics and advanced hybrid photonic integrated circuit-based lasers, modules and subsystems for bandwidth-intensive, high speed communications networks, today announced a high output power version of its 400G Multi-Rate CFP2-DCO coherent pluggable transceiver with 0 dBm output power.  The transceiver is […]

High Performance Data Center Services Provider Verne Global Acquired by Digital 9 Infrastructure for £231M

Verne Global, the Iceland-based data center services provider utilizing that island country’s zero-carbon geothermal energy resources for high intensity computing, announced yesterday it has been acquired by UK-based Digital 9 Infrastructure plc (D9), a new investment trust investing in digital infrastructure assets, in a deal valued at approximately £231 million in cash. Verne Global’s 40 […]

SC21 to Require Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination for In-Person Attendees

Following are excepts from a statement released yesterday by Bronis de Supinski, general chair of SC21, to be held in St. Louis in November. The requirement of proof of COVID-19 vaccination for in-person attendees is a change from the conference’s pandemic policy as of August 16, when we interviewed de Supinski. “As we prepare to […]

DOE Funds $13.7M for Research in Data Reduction for Science

Sept. 2, 2021 — Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $13.7 million in funding for nine research projects that will advance the state of the art in computer science and applied mathematics. The projects – led by five universities and five DOE National Laboratories across eight states – will address the challenges of moving, […]

Japan’s University of Hyogo Selects HPE for Research Supercomputer

HOUSTON– Sept. 1, 2021 –Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) has announced it has built a new supercomputer for the University of Hyogo, Japan’s leading public university. The new supercomputer uses HPE Apollo systems to target modeling, simulation and artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities to advance investigations into society’s most complex and pressing issues. This is the […]