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Exascale and Beyond: DOE Funds $12M for Adapting Software for Next-Gen Supercomputers

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced plans to provide up to $12 million for research aimed at adapting scientific software to run on next-generation of supercomputers. DOE said applications will be open to DOE national laboratories, universities, industry, and nonprofit research institutions.  Funding is to be awarded competitively, on the basis of peer […]

ICM and SBI to Collaborate on Use of Garuda, Other Scientific Software Platforms

Dec. 14 – A memorandum of understanding between ICM University of Warsaw, Poland and Tokyo based The Systems Biology Institute (SBI) which was signed recently signals a beginning of a research and development collaboration between the two entities. The main areas of interaction will be the collaboration on and the use of scientific software platforms, […]

Podcast: When a Different OS Gets Different Results

In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team looks at problems in the scientific software world. “There’s a bug in Python scripts that caused different results in identical routines run on different operating systems. As the guys discuss, it’s not a Python thing but a problem with the order in which files got read according to the operating system’s protocols. This impacts the sort order and thus the end results. The gang speculates on other causes of these types of problems and the fixes that should be employed.”