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At SC22: An Update on the Altair-AMD Collaboration

At SC22 we caught up with Altair and AMD on their long-running partnership utilizing AMD data center server chips in support of Altair engineering software. We spoke with Eric Lequiniou, Vice President of RADIOSS Development and Altair Solver HPC, and with AMD’s Kevin Mayo, Director of HPC Engineering. The two spoke about AMD’s latest generation […]

At SC22 with 2 Senior Execs from Penguin Solutions

At Penguin Solutions’ SC22 booth, we caught up with two of the company’s senior executives, Kevin Tubbs, Vice President of the Strategic Solutions Group, and Chief Technology Officer Phil Pokorny Penguin’s booth was a busy place at the conference, offering, among things, live demos of: Its new HPC-in-the-Cloud control plane that enables point-and-click provisioning of […]

At SC22: Atos Updates on the BullSequana XH/3000, Nimbix Cloud Supercomputing Suite and Quantum

At SC22, we caught up with Emmanuel LeRoux, Atos Group SVP and Head of HPC & Quantum for updates on several fronts: LeRoux told us Atos now has its highest number — 43 — of systems in the TOP500 list of the world’s most powerful supercomputers, including the new no. 4 system, Leonardo, installed at […]

At SC22: One Stop Systems’ Jim Ison on ‘AI Transportable’ Liquid Cooled HPC at the Edge

One Stop Systems’ veteran Chief Sales and Marketing Officer Jim Ison talked with us at SC22 about OSS’s unque HPC-class hardware that supports “AI Transportable” applications. These are ruggedized AI workloads at the edge — and by edge, OSS means outside of a data center: in a car or truck, a military vehicle, an aircraft […]

SC22: Jeff McVeigh on Intel’s 3 New Server Chips; oneAPI and Heterogeneity; and an Aurora Update

We caught up with Jeff McVeigh, Corporate Vice President and General Manager of Intel’s Super Compute Group, to learn more about the three new server chips Intel recently announced, the Max CPU and the Max GPU series, along with the 4th Generation Xeon Scalable Processor. We also discussed Intel’s oneAPI and how it supports heterogeneous HPC […]

At SC22: DDN’s Kurt Kuckein Talks Advanced AI Data Management at Scale

At SC22, we caught up with DDN Senior Vice President of Marketing to discuss major trends driving AI data management at scale – trends that include growing adoption of GPUs for AI workloads, the emergence of other accelerator technology, DDN products and services in support of fast integration of these new technologies, along with growing […]

At SC22: Lenovo Discusses its HPC Water Cooling Technologies and Other News at the Conference

In this interview at SC22, Lenovo’s Martin Hiegl, Director, HPC Customer Solutions, discusses the company’s extensive experience with liquid cooling of high-performance servers in HPC cluster environments, he reviews what makes Lenovo’s Neptune line of liquid cooling solution different from other companies’, and he discusses other news and developments highlighted by Lenovo at the conference.

At SC22: New Offerings from NetApp-NVIDIA Partnership for Scalable, Flexible AI Deployments

Managers from two AI powerhouses, NVIDIA and NetApp, sat down with us to talk about the multi-year partnership between the two companies, along with its latest joint solutions, which are considerable. From NetApp we have Firmware Engineer Chris Weber and from NVIDIA we have Shawn Kaiser, Senior Product Manager. They discuss a slew of advancements […]

Aurora Update from Argonne, and a Look at Leadership Supercomputing on the Horizon

These are heady days at Argonne National Laboratory — more particularly, at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility, which we visited earlier this week. To accommodate the ALCF’s new exascale system, Aurora, now undergoing installation, the ALCF built more than a computer room, it added a computer wing — a computer building — to the facility. As system footprints go, Aurora is impressive. We talked with ALCF leaders Rick Stevens and Mike Papka….

At ISC 2022: Microsoft Talks HPC-AI and AMD Chips in the Azure Cloud

We visited with Microsoft Azure during ISC – here is our conversation with two HPC-AI specialists, Alex Jean and Dr. Lukasz Miroslaw, for an update on Azure’s line-up of new capabilities and services in support of advanced AI and machine learning. The discussion highlights the cloud platform’s early adoption of the latest data center processors […]