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Podcast: Coding Illini Wins Parallel Universe Computing Challenge

In this Chip Chat podcast, Mike Bernhardt, the Community Evangelist for HPC and Technical Computing at Intel, discusses the importance of code modernization as we move into multi- and many-core systems. Markets as diverse as oil and gas, financial services, and health and life sciences can see a dramatic performance improvement in their code through parallelization.

5 Reasons to Visit the Intel Booth at SC14

Over at the Data Stack, Intel HPC Evangelist Mike Bernhardt writes “Five Reasons to Visit the Intel Booth at SC14.”

One Show You Won’t Want to Miss: The Intel® Parallel Universe Computing Challenge Returns to SC14

Eight teams representing supercomputer interests from all over the world will be participating in the fun and exciting Intel® Parallel Universe Computing Challenge at SC14. They will be competing for bragging rights and the opportunity to select a charity for an Intel donation of $26,000 (in recognition of SC’s 26th anniversary).

Battles Scheduled for Intel Parallel Universe Computing Challenge at SC14

Over at The Data Stack, Mike Bernhardt writes the complete roster of teams has been announced for the Intel Parallel Computing Challenge.

Latin America Steps Up to the Parallel Universe Computing Challenge

Latin America is stepping up to compete in the Intel Parallel Universe Computing Challenge (PUCC) at SC14. “HPC is a fundamental tool to face some challenging problems and solving them will represent a significant advance for humanity, for example, new drug development for disease treatment, high tech components for cars, planes, etc., weather simulations to understand how we are affecting the climate of the world.”

Podcast: The Return of the Intel Parallel Universe Computing Challenge

In this Chip Chat podcast, Mike Bernhardt, Community Evangelist for HPC and Technical Computing at Intel, discusses the importance of code modernization as we move into multi- and many-core systems in the HPC field. According Bernhardt, markets as diverse as oil and gas, financial services, and health and life sciences can see a dramatic performance improvement in their code through parallelization.

Preview: Intel Parallel Universe Computing Challenge at SC14

In this video, Mike Bernhardt and James Reinders from Intel preview the Intel Parallel Universe Computing Challenge coming to SC14 in New Orleans. Intel will host the second annual event with eight global teams vying for a prize for charity.

Georg Hager Interview on the Parallel Universe Computing Challenge

Over at the Data Stack, Mike Bernhardt has posted an interview with Georg Hager, who lead Team Germany to victory in the Intel Parallel Universe Computing Challenge at SC13. People are interested in performance, that’s why they attend SC (mostly). But there is such little competition outside the academic peer review that an idea such as […]