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NVIDIA Makes GPU Computing Easier in the Cloud

Setting up an environment for High Performance Computing (HPC) especially using GPUs can be daunting. There can be multiple dependencies, a number of supporting libraries required, and complex installation instructions. NVIDIA has made this easier with the announcement and release of HPC Application Containers with the NVIDIA GPU Cloud.

Job of the Week: Senior Linux System Administrator at Yale

Yale University is seeking a Sr. Linux System Administrator in our Job of the Week. “In this role, you will work as a Linux senior administrator in ITS Systems Administration. Provide leadership in Linux server administration, for mission-critical services in a dynamic, 24/7 production data center environment.”

Oxford Quantum Circuits to Offer Quantum Computing-as-a-Service at Cyxtera Colo Data Center

London and Miami – September 28, 2022 – Oxford Quantum Circuits (OQC) and Cyxtera (NASDAQ: CYXT), a data center colocation and interconnection services company, announced today that customers will soon have access to quantum computing-as-a-service via Cyxtera’s Reading Data Center Campus LHR3 in the UK. This partnership will mark the world’s first integration of a quantum computer in a colocation data […]

Amar Maletira Named CEO of Rackspace Technology

San Antonio – September 26, 2022 – Rackspace Technology (NASDAQ: RXT), a cloud technology solutions company, today announced the appointment of Amar Maletira as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Maletira, who has served as Rackspace Technology’s President and Chief Financial Officer since November 2020, has assumed responsibilities effective immediately. David Sambur, Co-Head of Private Equity at Apollo […]

ISC 2023 Names LBNL’s John Shalf Program Chair

HAMBURG, Germany, September 28, 2022 – The organizers of ISC High Performance have announced that John Shalf, department head for Computer Science at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), will be the ISC 2023 Program Chair. Shalf is is a nearly 30-year veteran of the HPC industry, having started at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications […]

Aurora on Schedule? Intel Says it’s Shipping Ponte Vecchio-Sapphire Rapids Blades to Argonne

The rumors had begun to cirulate – October is near, that kicks off the fourth quarter, 2023 isn’t far behind, all of which means Intel is coming up against a hard deadline to deliver its delayed Aurora exascale-class supercomputer to Argonne National Laboratory by the end of the year. Was another delay in the offing?

Then, yesterday, Intel tweeted this out: “Server blades with Intel 4th Gen Xeon and Ponte Vecchio, which uses Intel’s most advanced IP and packaging technology, are now shipping to Argonne National Labs to power the Aurora supercomputer!” And the tweet was backed by comments to the same effect from CEO Pat Gelsinger

Red Hat Announces OpenStack Platform 17 for At-Scale Networks

Sept. 28, 2022 — Red Hat announced OpenStack Platform 17, designed for large-scale networks “with an open hybrid cloud vision,” the company said. “With this latest version, service providers can benefit from the delivery of new services and applications to meet changing demand, advanced networking and improved operational security features for their 4G and 5G […]

‘Shaheen III’: KAUST Selects HPE Cray EX HPC-AI Supercomputer with NVIDIA and AMD Chips

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has announced that King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) selected HPE to build its next-generation supercomputer, “Shaheen III,” using the HPE Cray EX supercomputer platform. The company said the system will be fully operational in 2023. Seven HPE Cray EX4000 cabinets will include 704 GPU compute nodes, and each node will […]

How the HPC-AI Rocky Linux Server Operating System Rose from the CentOS Ashes

[SPONSORED CONTENT]  CentOS disappeared in the dead of winter. On December 8, 2020, the day with the earliest sunset of the year in northern latitudes, Red Hat announced it would no longer support the Linux server operating system, and for many CentOS users “what instruments we have agree the day of (its) death was a dark cold day.” If you were an advocate of CentOS Linux, you knew all about it. You knew its traits, its ways, its bugs, its quirks. You knew its personality. You knew how to tease the best out of it, and how to avoid….

DOE to Fund $42M for HPC Cooling Systems

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Energy today announced up to $42 million in funding for “high-performance energy efficient cooling solutions for data centers.” More about the COOLERCHIPS funding opportunity, and details on how to apply can be found at: ARPA-E eXCHANGE. Noting that cooling accounts for up to 40 percent of data center […]

Analytics8 Acquires Analytics Consultancy Mashey

CHICAGO, Sept. 22, 2022 — Analytics8, a data and analytics consulting firm, has announced the acquisition of Denver-based Mashey, a data analytics consultancy focused on modern data technology.   The move to acquire Mashey—which was finalized on Sept. 16, 2022—enables Analytics8 to further its goal of continued growth while providing exceptional data services to clients, […]

MIT AI Policy Forum Virtual Summit Sept. 28 to Explore Challenges Surrounding AI Deployment 

Cambridge, MA — Sept. 22, 2022 — On Wednesday, Sept. 28 from 9 am to 5 pm Eastern Time, the MIT AI Policy Forum will host a free, virtual summit convening leading voices from government, business, and academia to explore the global policy challenges surrounding the implementation of AI technologies. The summit will feature a live […]