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Agenda Posted for Dell EMC HPC Community Meeting at SC18 in Dallas

The Meeting Agenda has now been posted for the Dell EMC Community Meeting at SC18. The event takes place Nov. 12 in Dallas. “The Dell EMC HPC Community is a worldwide technical forum that fosters the exchange of ideas among researchers, computer scientists, technologists, and engineers and promotes the advancement of innovative, powerful HPC solutions. Dell EMC customers, staff, and partners are invited to become members and to attend this exclusive workshop featuring insightful keynote presentations by HPC experts, as well as valuable technical sessions and discussions.”

How Dell EMC Powers HPC for the Oil & Gas industry

In this video from the Dell EMC HPC Community Meeting, Robert Dildy from Dell EMC describes how the company powers HPC for the Oil & Gas industry. “The Dell EMC HPC Community is a worldwide technical forum that fosters the exchange of ideas among researchers, computer scientists, technologists, and engineers and promotes the advancement of innovative, powerful HPC solutions.”

Thierry Pellegrino on What’s New at the Dell HPC Community

In this video from the Dell EMC HPC Community Meeting, VP Thierry Pellegrino describes how AI and HPC are coming together to foster innovation. “The newly announced Dell EMC Ready Solutions for AI were built to simplify Machine Learning, deliver faster, deeper insights, and leverage Dell EMC’s proven AI expertise. Organizations no longer have to individually source and piece together their own solutions. Instead, they can rely on a Dell EMC-designed and validated set of best-of-breed technologies for software – including AI frameworks and libraries – with compute, networking and storage.”

How Dell EMC Powers HPC in the Cloud with R Systems

In this video from the Dell EMC HPC Community Meeting, Brian Kucic from R Systems describes how Dell EMC powers the company’s HPC Cloud solutions. “R Systems NA, Inc. provides High Performance Computer Cluster resources and technical expertise to commercial and institutional research clients through the R Systems brand and the Dell HPC Cloud Services Partnership. In addition to our industry standard solutions, R Systems Engineers assist clients in selecting the components of their optimal cluster configuration.”

Biocomplexity Institute moves forward with HPC and Dell EMC

In this video from the Dell EMC HPC Community Meeting, Kevin Shinpaugh from Virginia Tech describes how Dell EMC works with the Biocomplexity Institute. “The Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech’s IT group provides the infrastructure, applications, and services that power our research. With high-performance computing technologies, our researchers are fighting multi-drug resistant tuberculosis, modeling the spread of beliefs through social media, and simulating complex systems to inform policy-making.”

How Dell EMC is Moving Forward as Thought Leader in AI

“Dell EMC Ready Solutions for AI are validated, hardware and software stacks optimized to accelerate AI initiatives, shortening deployment time from weeks to days. They increase data scientist productivity by offering self‐service workspaces, allowing each data scientist to configure their environment from a library of AI models and frameworks in just five clicks. Customers report that Dell EMC Hadoop solutions can help boost data scientist productivity by as much as 30 percent. IT operations are also simplified through a single console for monitoring the health and configuration of the cluster.”

How DMTF and Redfish Ease System Administration

In this video from the Dell EMC HPC Community meeting, Alan Sill from Texas Tech University describes how DMTF and the Redfish project will ease system administration for HPC clusters. “DMTF’s Redfish is a standard API designed to deliver simple and secure management for converged, hybrid IT and the Software Defined Data Center (SDDC). An open industry standard specification and schema, Redfish specifies a RESTful interface and utilizes defined JSON payloads – usable by existing client applications and browser-based GUI.”

Determining Where & How to Adopt Machine Learning Technology

The is the final entry in a five-part insideHPC series that takes an in-depth look at how machine learning, deep learning and AI are being used in the energy industry. Read on for help determining where and how to adopt machine learning technology in your business. 

How Microsoft is Moving Forward with HPC in the Cloud

In this video from the Dell EMC HPC Community Meeting, Tim Carroll from Microsoft describes how the company is working with Dell EMC to move AI and HPC workloads to the Cloud. “The Dell EMC Cloud for Microsoft Azure Stack is a hybrid cloud platform for delivering infrastructure and platform as a service (IaaS and PaaS) with a consistent Azure experience on-premises and in the public cloud. Organizations can access, create, and share application services securely across Azure and Azure Stack for both HPC & AI applications.”

Virtualizing AI & HPC Workloads with vSphere

In this video from the Dell EMC HPC Community Meeting, Josh Simons from VMware describes why more customers are moving their HPC & AI workloads to virtualized environments using vSphere. “With VMware, you can capture the benefits of virtualization for HPC workloads while delivering performance that is comparable to bare-metal. Our approach to virtualizing HPC adds a level of flexibility, operational efficiency, agility and security that cannot be achieved in bare-metal environments—enabling faster time to insights and discovery.”