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LLNL Scientists Use Sierra Supercomputer to Develop Cancer Model

Jan. 10, 2022 — Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers and a multi-institutional team of scientists have developed a highly detailed, machine learning-backed multiscale model revealing the importance of lipids to the signaling dynamics of RAS, a family of proteins whose mutations are linked to numerous cancers. The team simulated a one micron-by-one micron patch on […]

Chip Geopolitics: If China Invades, Make Taiwan ‘Unwantable’ by Destroying TSMC, Military Paper Suggests

US military planners are taking notice of a suggestion by two military scholars calling for the destruction of semiconductor foundry company Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), whose fabs produce advanced microprocessors used in HPC and AI, in the event China invades the island nation A news story in today’ edition of Data Center Times cites […]

Altair Signs Multi-Year Agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise

TROY, Mich., Jan. 6, 2022 — Altair (Nasdaq: ALTR) signed a multi-year agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to offer Altair’s HPC solution suite for job scheduling and management with HPE’s HPC systems. The solution suite includes Altair PBS Professional, a scalable workload manager. “Altair and HPE have a strong, nearly 20-year relationship anchored in […]

Lenovo Winterstock22: Festival of Solutions

[SPONSORED POST] Lenovo is gearing up for Winterstock22, our premier virtual event for all things HPC & AI. On the heels of retaining our position as the #1 Supercomputer provider on the TOP500, we’re kicking off a new year of faster, cooler, scalable and sustainable innovations. From January 24-27, 2022, we’ll take you through all the trending topics and latest solutions.

Into HPC History: NCSA’s Blue Waters Supercomputer Ceasing Operations

Catching up on a development possibly missed during the holidays, the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) last month announced that one of the more famous HPC systems of the past decade, the leadership-class Blue Waters supercomputer, is being decommissioned. Blue Water had its origins in 2007, when the National Science Foundation awarded $208 million […]

Dell Technologies Interview: How the Anvil Cluster Supports Purdue and NSF XSEDE Researchers – Including Non-Traditional HPC Users

In this interview conducted on behalf of Dell Technologies, insideHPC spoke with Carol Song, who leads the Scientific Solutions Group at Purdue University’s Rosen Center for Advanced Computing and is a senior research scientist for Information Technology at Purdue (ITaP) Research Computing. Song is the principal investigator (PI) and project director for Purdue’s Anvil supercomputing cluster, built in partnership with Dell.

Exascale: Rumors Circulate HPC Community Regarding Frontier’s Status

By now you may have expected a triumphant announcement from the U.S. Department of Energy that the Frontier supercomputer, slated to be installed by the end of 2021 as the first U.S. exascale-class system, has been stood up with all systems go. But as of now, DOE (whose Oak Ridge National Laboratory will house Frontier) […]

Hyperion Research Announces Enhanced Coverage of China’s HPC Market

ST. PAUL, Minn., December 21, 2021 – Hyperion Research said that after years of research and relationship-building in China, the company will now report in much greater detail on China’s increasingly important high performance computing (HPC) and advanced AI market. In the past decade, China has risen from a minor HPC player to challenge the […]

Supermicro Announces TPCx-HCI Benchmark Result

San Jose – Super Micro Computer, Inc. (SMCI), a maker of high-performance computing, storage, networking solutions, and green computing technology, announced the first published TPCx-HCI benchmark result, with a measured performance of 4,790.18 tpsHCI at $49.60/tpsHCI. Working with AMD and VMware, Supermicro used 3rd Generation AMD EPYC processor-based servers and VMware vSphere 7.0 Update 2, […]

Calling All HPC Programmers! Remove Code Barriers Using One Complete Software Suite

[SPONSORED POST] HPC systems are growing larger, more complex, and feature different heterogenous hardware components to accommodate different workloads. Find out how HPE Cray Programming Environment helps ease application development.