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HPC User Forum: Virtual Event Coming Up in May

The HPC User Forum has been reconfigured as virtual events for 2021 and registration is now open for the May meeting at: www.hpcuserforum.com or directly at:  https://attendesource.com/profile/form/index.cfm?PKformID=0x121544abcd The following dates/times are available for selection: US-friendly time zone: May 11-13: 1 am – 3 pm CST (each day) Europe/Asia-friendly time zone: May 12-14: 10:00 – 15:00 GMT […]

Gelsinger Speaks: Intel’s New CEO Debuts Today – What Will He Say?

Speculation abounds about Pat Gelsinger’s first public appearance as CEO of Intel at a webinar (5 pm Eastern Time) today that will capture close attention from a host of the company’s core audiences: customers, business partners, employees, industry and financial analysts – and the HPC community. The webinar, confidently called “Intel Unleashed: Engineering the Future,” […]

XSEDE HPC Workshop: Big Data and Machine Learning, April 6-7

XSEDE, the National Science Foundation’s Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment virtual organization that shares HPC, supercomputing and other advanced computing resources, will present a Big Data and machine learning workshop on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 6-7, 2021. The workshop will focus on Spark and Tensorflow. Registration: https://portal.xsede.org/course-calendar, registration deadline is noon Eastern Time on Friday, […]

Radio Free HPC:  Cerebras AI Computing at EPCC and HPE’s Chippewa Falls Remodel

We have a full crew for this wide-ranging episode of RFHPC. We start with a discussion of the new Cerebras and HPE-based supercomputer slated for the Edinburgh Parallel Computing Center in, well, Edinburgh. We talk some feeds-and-speeds for the new boxes, particularly about the 400,000-core wafer Cerebras box, along with some of the workloads that will be […]

BIG COMPUTE 2021 State of Cloud HPC Report

Rescale’s role as an intelligent cloud automation platform means the company has a unique vantage point of how R&D-driven organizations are adopting cloud. This inaugural report, “BIG COMPUTE 2021 State of Cloud HPC Report,” includes insights from over 300  organizations, running 680+ applications, on each of the major cloud providers. Additionally, the report  incorporates survey […]

Supercomputing Frontiers Europe Announces Virtual Event July 19-23

Supercomputing Frontiers Europe’s annual conference will be a free, online event and is scheduled for July 19-23, 2021. Featuring virtual ICM seminars on HPC and computational science, it will be broadcast from Warsaw, Poland. Topics for SCFE21 will be: special architectures, storage class memory, hybrid cloud/HPC, smart systems, hybrid quantum computing and HPC, omics and […]

Scaleway to Hold Breakathon March 25, Stress-test Kubernetes Kapsule’s Performance

Paris – February 25, 2021 – Scaleway, an alternative European infrastructure and platform as-a-service provider, has announced “the Breakathon” centered on its container orchestrator, Kubernetes Kapsule. On March 25, developers and user communities are invited to test the limits of Kubernetes Kapsule clusters, and put their skills to the test, combining web development, multi-cluster management, […]

Intersect360 Research Announces March 2 HPC/AI Technology Trends Webinar

SUNNYVALE, CA—February 18, 2021— HPC and hyperscale analyst firm Intersect360 Research will present its latest research and insights on technology trends in the HPC and AI market at a free webinar on Tuesday, March2 at 12pm EST / 9am PST. The webinar will include data and insights from the firm’s latest HPC Technology Survey, spanning trends […]

MIT Researchers Develop Neural Networks for Computational Chemistry Using SDSC, PSC Supercomputers

Even though computational chemistry represents a challenging arena for machine learning, a team of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) may have made it easier. Using Comet at the San Diego Supercomputer Center at UC San Diego and Bridges at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, they succeeded in developing an artificial intelligence (AI) approach to detect electron correlation – the interaction between a system’s electrons – which is vital but expensive to calculate in quantum chemistry.

AI and Weather Expert Amy McGovern to Keynote RMACC’s HPC Symposium

Boulder, CO – Feb. 10, 2021 — Dr. Amy McGovern, the Lloyd G. and Joyce Austin Presidential Professor in the School of Computer Science and School of Meteorology at the University of Oklahoma, will be the second day keynote speaker for the 11th annual Rocky Mountain Advanced Computing Consortium’s (RMACC) High Performance Computing Symposium, May 19-20. […]