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Innovation Accelerated: Step Into Intel’s SC’21 Virtual Experience

[Sponsored Post] Get the latest Intel and community technology updates in the virtual HPC + AI Pavilion for Supercomputing 2021. Catch the demos, fireside chats, partner presentations, developer-led talks and Intel keynote at whatever time works best for you.

Thoughts on SC21: Exascale, TOP500, Diversity in HPC, Quantum, the Metaverse

We pulled together a quartet of HPC thought leaders from the technology analyst and national lab communities to gather their reflections on SC21, ranging from big-picture insights on how the event reflects the state of HPC to the keynotes, sessions and announcements they think were particularly notable. Topics covered: The need for diversity in recruiting […]

LLNL Team Wins SC21 Reproducibility Advancement Award for Approximation Framework

A suite developed by a Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) team to simplify evaluation of approximation techniques for scientific applications has won the first-ever Best Reproducibility Advancement Award at the 2021 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC21). Newly instituted by the conference, the award recognizes outstanding efforts in advancing transparency […]

Penguin CEO Sid Mair Talks Origin AI and the Emergence of the ‘AI Infrastructure’

We sat down with Penguin Computing President and CEO Sid Mair to talk about the interesting year his company — the developer of open, Linux-based solutions for enterprise data centers, HPC and cloud — has had in 2021 and about the latest development in the company’s strategy. Mair talks about the rapid emergence of the […]

CXL Consortium at SC21: 1st Public Demo of Compute Express Link

November 15, 2021 – Beaverton, OR – The CXL Consortium, an industry standards body dedicated to advancing Compute Express Link (CXL) technology, will showcase growing momentum for CXL technology at Supercomputing (SC21), taking place at America’s Center in St. Louis, Missouri and virtually November 15-18. The CXL specification enables a high-speed, efficient interconnect between the CPU and […]

SC21: Three HPC Thought Leaders’ Planning Suggestions for the Hybrid Conference

SC21, the biggest HPC confab of the year, is upon us, and making the most of the hybrid conference calls for good time management. As an assist to both in-person and virtual attendees we spoke with three industry thought leaders – Katie Antypas of NERSC, Earl Joseph of Hyperion Research and Addison Snell of Intersect360 Research – about conference events they think will be noteworthy.

We cover key technologies to be covered by sessions and BOFs; significant HPC market trends (software, storage and cloud HPC in particular); the explosion of HPC+AI; the coming of exascale supercomputing….

Registration Open for Hyperion Research HPC Market Update Nov. 15 During SC21

Registration is now open for Hyperion Research’s annual HPC market update (virtual) session, held in conjunction with the SC21 conference. The event will take place Monday, Nov. 15 from 9-10:15 am Central Time (US) and is free of charge. Register at https://hyperionresearch.brushfire.com/hpcmarketupdatebriefingduringsc21/518458 The timing of the event was changed from its original timing — Hyperion said If you […]

2 Univ. of Minnesota Professors Win SC21 Test of Time Award

Oct. 13, 2021 — The annual SC Test of Time Award (ToTA) goes to George Karypis and Vipin Kumar of the University of Minnesota for their paper “Multilevel Algorithms for Multi-Constraint Graph Partitioning”, published in the Proceedings of SC98. The ToTA recognizes an outstanding paper that has deeply influenced the HPC discipline, it’s a mark […]

SC21 Updates Safety Protocol for On-site Attendees

SC21 has issued an update about on-site safety protocols at its annual conference, to be held November 14–19, 2021 in St. Louis. Following are highlights of their statement released today: Proof of Vaccination: SC21 will require all in-person attendees, exhibitors, volunteers, and SC21 staff to be fully vaccinated. In order to pick up your registration badge, […]

Hyperion Research Invites Submissions for HPC Innovation Excellence Awards

St. Paul, Minn., Sept. 30, 2021 – Hyperion Research and the HPC User Forum Steering Committee are now accepting submissions for the 18th round of the HPC Innovation Excellence Awards. The program started in 2011 and has recognized nearly 100 outstanding HPC-supported achievements in academia, government and the private sector. Award entries are invited from […]