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HPC DevOps: Powered by the Cloud

In this sponsored article, Bruce Moxon, Sr. HPC Architect, Microsoft Azure Global, discusses a number of developments that are ushering in a new era of HPC with the speed and agility of the Cloud. A well-planned, cloud-native HPC strategy complements traditional on-premises HPC investments.  It leverages a DevOps model to improve access to the right infrastructure at the right time in the development cycle, to opportunistically incorporate rapid technology advances, and to accelerate innovation and improve time-to-results.

Let’s Invent the Future Together!

Join Microsoft Azure and NVIDIA at GTC21! Grow your expertise and help shape what’s next for AI innovation. We’ll demonstrate the collaboration between Microsoft and NVIDIA that brings a new, deep learning-powered experience. There are amazing opportunities for everyone.

Atos HPC Software Suites

This whitepaper, “Atos HPC Software Suites,” from our friends over at Atos explains the main features  and functionalities of the Atos HPC Software Suites and shares the company’s vision for the significant evolutions coming next in the HPC software arena.

Supermicro Delivers World Record Performance

Supermicro’s latest range of H12 Generation A+ Systems and Building Block Solutions®, optimized for AMD EPYC™ processors, offers new levels of application-optimized performance per watt and per dollar, delivering outstanding core density, superior memory bandwidth, and unparalleled I/O capacity.

Stop the Lab Worship: Commercial HPC is Sexy, Too

There’s a trend in the data storage world to call out a growing “divide” between HPC and enterprise storage. We believe that’s an oversimplification. What’s worse, it reinforces popular myths coursing through the HPC landscape that revel in what we call “lab worship” at the expense of more mainstream enterprise customers.  

The New and Evolving Role of the Chief Data Officer

In this sponsored post, Ken Grohe, President and Chief Revenue Officer for WekaIO, discusses the newest title in the C-Suite, the CDO: Chief Data Officer. As of 2018, almost 68 percent of Fortune 1000 companies have a CDO, yet according to Gartner, “The Chief Data Officer role is still new, untested, and amorphous.” More organizations will recognize that a savvy CDO delivers a return on investment, and as enterprise data stores grow, so do the returns.

Scientific Machine Learning and HPC-AI Technology Convergence

Though AI has been widely demystified, its full materialization in real field implementation entails diversified challenges. The article by Dr Cédric Bourrasset (Atos) gives perspective on the hiccups and recommendations on the way to realize “Scientific Machine Learning and HPC-AI technology convergence”

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 […]

Getting More Quantitative Analysis Modeling and Backtesting by Fixing Your Storage

HPC storage is under strain to deliver fast, shared dataset access for backtesting quantitative trading strategies. One solution is Panasas’ ActiveStor Ultra – a scalable, parallel, data storage system for reduced backtest times and higher accuracy modeling.

10 Questions to Ask When Starting With AI – Part 4

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.