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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.”

$125M in NIH Grants to Study Cellular Aging to Be Coordinated by PSC and Other Pittsburgh Institutions

Oct. 20, 2021 — National Institute of Health grants totaling approximately $125 million over five years to 16 U.S. institutions will fund research to explore the human body at the molecular level, studying how cells and tissues age and the role cellular aging plays in health and disease. Coordinated by scientists in Pittsburgh, the Cellular […]

Exxact Partners with SoftIron on Ceph-based Software Defined Storage

FREMONT, CA, October 19, 2021 — Exxact Corporation, provider of high-performance computing (HPC), artificial intelligence (AI) and data center solutions, and SoftIron, provider of task-specific data infrastructure solutions, today announced a partnership to create solutions for the enterprise designed to make software-defined storage (SDS) simple. Data center infrastructure is rapidly evolving to meet the needs […]

PRACE Invites Participation in HPC for Industry Survey

Oct. 19, 2021 — PRACE, the  Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe, has issued a survey aimed at assessing difficulties and issues SMEs face when attempting to apply high performance computing (HPC) and big data analysis to their work and when navigating the maze of software covering industry areas and research related to them. The survey […]

ColdQuanta’s Research-as-a-Service Begins 1st Project with Oak Ridge

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 18, 2021 — Cold atom quantum technology company ColdQuanta has announced the company has embarked on its first project under its new Quantum Research as a Service (QRaaS) Division to build a custom ion trap system for Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). The QRaaS division sits alongside the company’s Quantum Computing and Cold […]

Frontier: OLCF’S Justin Whitt on Deploying the First Exascale Supercomputer

In this installment of the Let’s Talk Exascale podcast series produced by the Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Project, Justin Whitt, program director of the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility, discusses deployment of Frontier, the first U.S. exascale supercomputer. The system, built by HPE-Cray and powered by AMD microprocessors, is scheduled to be installed by […]

Join insideHPC for HPE Exascale Day Broadcast

Exascale Day, today, is a special occasion for HPE, which isn’t surprising considering that the company is the prime contractor for two of the first three exascale systems (Frontier, at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and El Capitan at Lawrence Livermore National Lab) scheduled to be installed in the U.S. and is heavily in a third […]

Intel Confirms Damkroger Out as Head of HPC; McVeigh to Lead Newly Formed Super Computer Group

Intel has confirmed a story run earlier today on insideHPC that Trish Damkroger will leave her position as vice president and general manager of Intel’s High Performance Computing (HPC) Group. Intel has confirmed a story run earlier today on insideHPC that Trish Damkroger will leave her position as vice president and general manager of Intel’s High Performance Computing (HPC) Group.

An email sent by Intel’s communications office to insideHPC today said “Intel recently made some changes to our Accelerated Computing Systems and Graphics organization (AXG).  The changes we made were done to improve organizational workflows and enable us to scale to the ambitions of our roadmap. Intel’s HPC business and engineering teams are part of AXG. As part of the changes we made ….”

Appentra and Fujitsu in HPC Collaboration

A Coruña, Spain – Oct. 14, 2021 — Fujitsu and Appentra, maker of Parallelware Analyzer to boost the performance of C/C++ code, and Fujitsu have announced a framework collaboration agreement in which both companies will allow transferring to the supercomputing market in Spain a joint value proposition in the optimization of applications for execution in […]

2 Univ. of Minnesota Professors Win SC21 Test of Time Award

Oct. 13, 2021 — The annual SC Test of Time Award (ToTA) goes to George Karypis and Vipin Kumar of the University of Minnesota for their paper “Multilevel Algorithms for Multi-Constraint Graph Partitioning”, published in the Proceedings of SC98. The ToTA recognizes an outstanding paper that has deeply influenced the HPC discipline, it’s a mark […]

Sandia Researcher Drew Kouri Wins Early-Career Research Grant

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Working to solve a problem, supercomputing researchers may encounter incomplete data or flawed programs. For both issues, Sandia researcher Drew Kouri has attracted interest from the broad computing community for his ability to mitigate uncertainty in both supercomputer programs and data, optimizing each to reach the best solutions. His research was awarded […]