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Xilinx Announces Winners of its First Adaptive Computing Challenge Developer Contest

In summer 2020, Xilinx announced the first Xilinx Adaptive Computing Challenge, teaming with Hackster.io to challenge independent developers to create applications using the Vitis Unified Software Platform and Vitis AI on select Xilinx hardware platforms. The contestants were challenged to solve real word problems in innovative ways. Participants competed in three categories: Intelligent Video Analytics using the […]

Women in HPC: Jan. 20 Online Panel on Data, AI, Bias and Ethics

The Rocky Mountain Advanced Computing Consortium (RMACC) Women in HPC Chapter will host the second of a two-part program on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 1-2 p.m. ET, on problematic datasets, AI, bias and ethics. The presentation and panel discussion will investigate problematic practices of large-scale vision datasets, examining issues such as consent and justice, discussing the […]

The Dell Technologies HPC Community Interviews: BioTeam’s Ari Berman Talks HPC-Driven Life Sciences Research

Both Dr. Ari Berman and the consulting company of which he is CEO, BioTeam, stand at the crossroads of scientific research and HPC. As the company says of itself: “BioTeam is primarily a group of scientists who were forced to learn IT, software development and high performance computing to get their research done.” Why “forced”? […]

Holiday Week Update: HPC Community Funds Rich Brueckner Scholarship Awards to Goal – and Beyond

Last week, we issued an update on a fund drive in memory of one of the HPC community’s most beloved figures, the late Rich Brueckner. We’re happy to report that many generous souls – many of them friends of Rich’s, no doubt – were spurred to drive the fund past its initial goal of $5,000. […]

PRACE: Call for Proposals for HPC Compute Resources from DECI-17 and EUDAT

The PRACE DECI programme provides cross-national access to European Tier-1 HPC resources (national systems). Access will be awarded for a period of 12 months, beginning 1 June 2021. More information is available here. For this call additional resources and services are available from EUDAT for data management. Details: Opening date: 16 December 2020, 12:00 UTC […]

Announcing The Rich Brueckner Scholarship Awards and GoFundMe Account

Rich Brueckner was one of the most influential (and beloved) figures in high performance computing. As editor-in-chief of insideHPC, he touched thousands of lives in our industry. He was a fixture at every HPC event as he walked the show floor in his trademark red hat or held court at a nearby watering hole. “Rich […]

Winners of Student Cluster Competition, Gordon Bell Prize(s) Named at SC20

It was awards day at Virtual SC20, and among the most coveted and closely watched of them ate annual SC Student Cluster Competition and the ACM Gordon Bell Prize. This year’s cluster competition winner: Tsinghaua University, China. The same team won the competition for the highest LINPACK benchmark performance. Now in its 14th year, this […]

At SC20: Hyperion Sees COVID HPC Impact Sharp but Short; HPE in Server Lead; Aurora 12+/- Months Late; Cloud HPC Heating Up

One thing – another thing – regular SC conference attendees have to do without this pandemic year is industry analyst firm Hyperion Research’s annual HPC market update breakfast, always held in a large hotel function room before a well-fed, SRO crowd. Instead, Hyperion delivered its update virtually, and much of the discussion, not surprisingly, revolved […]

HPC Computational Research at New England Colleges on Display at SC20 

Holyoke, MA, Nov. 16, 2020 – Computational research at New England colleges and universities will be on display during SC20, the largest conference in high performance computing (HPC). The Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC) will be highlighting examples of this research, and the collaborations that support it, in a series of SC20 Booth Talks from […]

Wrapping Up a Big Year for HPC at SC20

In this Sponsored Post, our friends over at Altair discuss how for those of us in high-performance computing, fall means gearing up for the annual SC conference — the biggest supercomputing event of the year. SC has gone virtual in 2020, and Altair experts will be on hand November 17–19 with all the details about the monumental updates and additions we’ve made to Altair’s enterprise computing and HPC solutions in 2020 that are helping organizations drive innovation forward, even in a year full of unprecedented challenges.