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BMW and AWS Announce Winners of Quantum Computing Challenge at Q2B

BMW Group  and Amazon Web Services have announced the winners of the BMW Quantum Computing Challenge with the winners being announced at Q2B 2021, a conference for the application of quantum computing. The BMW Group, in collaboration with AWS, last July called on the global quantum computing community to develop innovative quantum algorithms for four […]

Meta Picks AWS as Strategic AI Cloud Provider

Amazon Web Services has announced that Meta (formerly Facebook) has deepened its relationship with AWS as a strategic cloud provider, using AWS’s cloud infrastructure to complement its on-premises infrastructure, and will broaden its use of AWS compute, storage, databases, and security services for scale in the cloud. Meta said it will run third-party collaborations in […]

Can HPE GreenLake for HPC Deliver a Simpler User Experience than Public Cloud?

[Sponsored Post] When looking for a simple HPC user experience, many of us would naturally think of public cloud. But on-premises solutions like HPE GreenLake for HPC, powered by AMD EPYC processors, have picked up the advantages of public cloud without compromising performance. HPE GreenLake for HPC is designed to help you get the benefits of HPC without the deployment challenges. It’s a consumption-based solution that is fully managed and operated for you, just like public cloud.

BMW Group and AWS Pick QCI Qatalyst as Finalist in Quantum Computing Challenge

LEESBURG, Va., Nov. 9, 2021 – Quantum Computing Inc. (Nasdaq: QUBT), whose mission is to brige the power of classical and quantum computing, announced that its Qatalyst quantum software was selected as one of three finalists for the final round of the BMW Group and Amazon Web Services (AWS) Quantum Computing Challenge for the Vehicle Sensor Placement use case. The […]

AWS Announces GA of Habana Labs-powered EC2 DL1 Instances

SEATTLE– Oct. 26, 2021– AWS has announced general availability of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) DL1 instances designed for training machine learning models and powered by Gaudi accelerators from Habana Labs (an Intel company). Providing up to 40 percent better price performance for training machine learning models than the latest GPU-powered AWS EC2 instances, […]

NXP Semiconductors Selects AWS for EDA

SEATTLE– Oct. 14, 2021 — Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced that NXP Semiconductors N.V. has selected AWS as its preferred cloud provider and is migrating the vast majority of its electronic design automation (EDA) workloads from NXP data centers to AWS. Running on the cloud is designed to extend NXP’s efficiency and competitive edge […]

Comparing Price-performance of HPE GreenLake for HPC vs. the Public Cloud

[SPONSORED POST] In this article, Max Alt, HPE’s Distinguished Technologist and Director, Hybrid HPC, discusses recent real-world tests measuring the price-performance of HPC applications used in a range of workloads – including High Performance Linpack (HPL) and OpenFOAM CFD solver. The tests compared performance on AWS and Oracle Cloud solutions powered by Intel® processors against HPE GreenLake for HPC solutions powered by AMD EPYC™ processors.

Quantum Accelerator Duality Announces First Corporate Supporters

Oct. 13, 2021 — Duality, the nation’s first accelerator focused on supporting quantum science and technology companies, has announced that Amazon Web Services (AWS) is among its first corporate supporters, along with Caruso Ventures, Lathrop GPM LLP, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff (MBHB), Silicon Valley Bank, and Toptica Photonics to support its inaugural cohort of six startups, and help fuel quantum innovation in […]

Call for Participation: HPC PRACE Winter School

The Inter University Computing Centre (IUCC) in Israel and Amazon Web Services have joined forces to train researchers and research software engineers (RSEs) in the use of AWS for high performance computing (HPC) at the PRACE Winter School, 7-9 December 2021. The organizations have issued a call for participation. PRACE (the Partnership for Advanced Computing […]

Bright Helps Life Sciences Customer Make the Cloud a More Economical Choice than On-premise for their HPC Environment

[SPONSORED POST] In this contributed article, Bill Wagner, CEO of Bright Computing, discusses how Bright Computing has provided a proven method for companies on the outside of HPC looking in to affordably leverage cloud resources and achieve tangible competitive advantage. Companies in Life Sciences have been able to provision additional compute capacity on the fly as needed while keeping their costs much lower than maintaining a cluster in their data center, enabling them to compete effectively with much larger competitors.