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@HPCpodcast Special Edition: 2022 in Review and What’s Ahead in 2023 for HPC

In this year-in-review double-issue episode of @HPCpodcast, Shahin and Doug continue what is becoming a tradition, a discussion of some of the notable developments, trends and news stories of the past year in HPC, including : HPC market growth, the U.S.-China supercomputing competition and trade war, the official arrival of exascale-class supercomputing, quantum computing, SC22, artificial intelligence (including “sentient AI”) and machine learning, Jack Dongarra’s ACM Turing Award, the criticality of emerging interconnect technologies, the defunct Nvidia-Arm deal, the CHIPS & Science Act and the push for domestic chip production in the U.S., HPC software and fusion energy.

At SC22: An Update on the Altair-AMD Collaboration

At SC22 we caught up with Altair and AMD on their long-running partnership utilizing AMD data center server chips in support of Altair engineering software. We spoke with Eric Lequiniou, Vice President of RADIOSS Development and Altair Solver HPC, and with AMD’s Kevin Mayo, Director of HPC Engineering. The two spoke about AMD’s latest generation […]

At SC22 with 2 Senior Execs from Penguin Solutions

At Penguin Solutions’ SC22 booth, we caught up with two of the company’s senior executives, Kevin Tubbs, Vice President of the Strategic Solutions Group, and Chief Technology Officer Phil Pokorny Penguin’s booth was a busy place at the conference, offering, among things, live demos of: Its new HPC-in-the-Cloud control plane that enables point-and-click provisioning of […]

AMD at SC22 on its Latest EPYC CPUs and Instinct Accelerators

In this interview at SC22 with AMD’s Mahesh Balasubramanian, director of product marketing, Data Center Accelerator Group, he talks about the company’s advanced new 4th Generation EPYC “Genoa” CPUs, its new Instinct MI200 accelerators and about the ecosystem AMD provides in support of HPC-class deployment of the new processors.  

At SC22: ACM Gordon Bell Prize Awarded for Particle-In-Cell Simulations on Frontier, Fugaku, Summit and Perlmutter Supercomputers

New York, NY, November 17, 2022 – ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, named a 16-member team drawn from French, Japanese, and US institutions as recipient of the 2022 ACM Gordon Bell Prize for their project, “Pushing the Frontier in the Design of Laser-Based Electron Accelerators With Groundbreaking Mesh-Refined Particle-In-Cell Simulations on Exascale-Class Supercomputers.” The members of […]

NVIDIA Announces Market Adoption of H100 GPUs and Quantum-2 Infiniband, including by Microsoft Azure

SC22, Dallas — NVIDIA today announced broad adoption of its next-generation H100 Tensor Core GPUs and Quantum-2 InfiniBand, including new offerings on Microsoft Azure cloud and more than 50 new partner systems for accelerating scientific discovery. NVIDIA partners described the new offerings at SC22, where the company released  updates to its cuQuantum, CUDA and BlueField DOCA acceleration libraries, […]

Preparing for SC22: 3 HPC Thought Leaders on Sessions to Go to, Trends to Watch Next Week in Dallas

SC22 is around the corner, and there’s a special feeling surrounding this year’s annual conference, it being the first SC many of us will have attended in person since 2019. Getting the most out of the conference in Dallas next week calls for good preparation, so as an assist to 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, keynotes and potential news developments they think will be worthy of your attention.

Back at Supercomputing with Altair Live in Dallas

As we approach the end of another big year for high-performance computing, our friends over at Altair are excited to return live to the world’s biggest supercomputing event, joining thousands of others at SC22 in the pursuit of driving change with HPC. Our ever-changing industry demands innovation and we’re ready to meet the challenge.

SC22: November 13-18, Dallas

SC22, the annual International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, will be held Nov. 13-18 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas. The full program begins Sunday, Nov. 13, exhibits on the convention center floor begin Monday, Nov. 14. Registration for the conference is here. For further information on SC22 […]

UC San Diego Students Team for SC22 HPC Student Cluster Competition

The 2022 Supercomputing Conference (SC) organizers recently announced that a team of students from the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) and Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) Department at UC San Diego will be among the 10 groups selected to participate in the 2022 Student Cluster Competition (SCC) in mid-November. The six 2022 team members are […]