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HPC Advisory Council Brings Supercomputing to New Users

“The HPC Advisory Council’s mission is to bridge the gap between high-performance computing use and its potential and bring the beneficial capabilities of HPC to new users for better research, education, innovation and product manufacturing.”

Yellowstone High Performance Architecture for Atmospheric Sciences

“Yellowstone is a 1.5-petaflops high-performance computing system with 72,288 processor cores, 144.6 TB of memory, and 29 times the workload throughput of NCAR’s Bluefire supercomputer, which was decommissioned January 31, 2013.”

Scalable and Resilient MPI and GPUDirect RDMA

In this video from the Mellanox booth at SC13, DK Panda from Ohio State presents: High Performance Scalable and Fault Resilient MPI and GPUDirect RDMA. See more talks from the Mellanox Booth.

Mont-Blanc Project Moves Forward with Funding through 2016

The European Commission has granted an additional €8 million Euros to extend the Mont-Blanc Project activities until September 2016. This funding comes on the heels of some significant milestones for the project, which endeavors to design a new type of energy-efficient computer architecture for Exascale systems.

Seagate Technology to Acquire Xyratex

Today Seagate Technology announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all outstanding shares of Xyratex in an all-cash transaction.

Micron Rolls Out Hybrid Memory Cube

In this video from SC13, Micron rolls out their Hybrid Memory Cube technology.

Virtualized InfiniBand: Enabling HPC in the Cloud

In this video from the Mellanox booth at SC13, Hoot Thompson from the NASA Center for Climate Simulation presents: Virtualized InfiniBand: Enabling HPC in the Cloud.

Why 2014 is the Year that HPC Matters

In this video, Michele De Lorenzi and Rich Brueckner discuss why HPC matters. It’s the SC14 theme for next year in New Orleans, but the time is now for all of us in the HPC community to start banging on the drum.

Slidecast: Huawei HPC Solutions

“The E9000 is designed to overcome the cluster networking limitations of previous generations of blade servers,” said Jane Li, COO, Huawei Enterprise USA. “The Tecal E9000 was designed for application flexibility, as well as to support the next three generations of powerful processors, and the next decade of network technology that will dominate HPC clouds.”

Moving Lustre Forward: Status & Roadmap

In this video from the DDN User Meeting at SC13, Brent Gorda from the Intel High Performance Data Division presents: Moving Lustre Forward: Status & Roadmap.