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Where to Go and What to Do at Virtual SC20: These HPC Experts Give Guidance

As you plan for next week’s Virtual SC20, we thought it would be helpful to ask four HPC industry experts for guidance regarding the sessions, trends, news and other highlights worthy of your attention coming out of what one of our panelists, Dr. Thomas Sterling of the University of Indiana (and of Beowulf cluster pioneering fame), described as “a diverse and rich” program agenda.

Argonne to Share Scientific HPC Advances at SC20

Researchers from Argonne National Laboratory will share their latest advances in high performance computing (HPC) at SC20, held virtually Nov. 9–19, 2020. More than 90 Argonne researchers will contribute to conference activities and studies on topics from exascale computing and big data analysis to artificial intelligence (AI) and quantum computing. Researchers from Argonne National Laboratory and […]

Wrapping Up a Big Year for HPC at SC20

In this Sponsored Post, our friends over at Altair discuss how for those of us in high-performance computing, fall means gearing up for the annual SC conference — the biggest supercomputing event of the year. SC has gone virtual in 2020, and Altair experts will be on hand November 17–19 with all the details about the monumental updates and additions we’ve made to Altair’s enterprise computing and HPC solutions in 2020 that are helping organizations drive innovation forward, even in a year full of unprecedented challenges.

ISC 2021 Will Be Virtual

In the run-up to SC2020, the HPC industry’s other major conference coming up next year, ISC 2021, announced today that the confab will be a virtual event. “The Covid19 pandemic continues to pose great uncertainty to conference organizers, including us at ISC High Performance,” the conference stated in its announcement. “In all likelihood, the unpredictability […]

Registration Open for Hyperion Research HPC Market Update at Virtual SC20

HPC industry analyst firm Hyperion Research will hold annual HPC Market Update Briefing during the SC20 conference on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020 starting at noon Eastern Time. The event will include an hour-long presentation followed by a half hour of audience Q&A. To register, go to: https://hyperionresearch.com/register-virtual-briefing/ Those who register receive an email with instructions for […]

Intersect360 Research Announces Nov. 4 Pre-SC20 HPC and AI Market Update Webinar

SUNNYVALE, CA—October 29, 2020 — HPC and hyperscale analyst firm Intersect360 Research has announced that CEO Addison Snell will present the latest research and insights for the HPC market at a free webinar on Wednesday, November 4 at 12pm EST / 9am PST. This pre-SC20 webinar will include an up-to-date overview of the latest data and […]

GCS Supports University Team deFAUlt in SC20 Student Cluster Competition

Berlin, Oct. 14, 2020 – The Gauss Centre for Supercomputing (GCS) has announced it is repeating its role as sponsor of undergraduate students participating in the Student Cluster Competition at next month’s Supercomputing Conference 2020 (SC20). In an effort to get young and enthusiastic talent interested in the world of high-performance computing (HPC), GCS continues […]

SC20 Keynote: Climate Science in the Age of Exascale with Dr. Bjorn Stevens

 SC20 has announced its keynote speaker, Prof. Bjorn Stevens of the Max-Planck-Institute for Meteorology in Germany, who will speak on Monday, November 16, starting a day of plenary talks and panels at the virtual conference. Prof. Stevens will discuss how exascale computing is impacting two opportunities that are changing the face of climate science — […]

SC20 Announces Record Number of Teams for Annual Student Cluster Competition

This year’s Student Cluster Competition at SC20 will include two firsts: it will involve the most number of teams (19) in the competition’s 14-year history, and it will for the first time be held completely virtually. “This year’s Student Cluster Competition will be very different, as it will be 100 percent cloud-based,” explained SC20 SCC […]

Hyperion Research Invites Submissions for HPC Innovation Excellence Awards

Hyperion Research is accepting submissions for the 16th round of the HPC Innovation Excellence Awards, to be announced at the SC20 (virtual) conference in November. Award entries are invited all countries and must be submitted by Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, by completing the form at https://www.hpcuserforum.com/innovationaward/. Hyperion asks that submissions include a clear description of the achievement’s […]