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Leo Reiter from Nimbix on the Keys to HPC Startup Innovation

Nimbix CTO Leo Reiter will present a featured Founder Story at the StartupHPC Summit, Monday Nov 16 at the Capital Factory in Austin. We sat down with him to get his perspectives on the challenges, risks, and rewards of startups in HPC.

StartupHPC Summit to Inspire Entrepreneurs at SC15

Today StartupHPC announced its second annual summit will be held in Austin on Nov 16 at the Capital Factory. Held in conjunction with SC15, the conference features prominent speakers from TechStars and Inside-Startups.com, among others, who have in-depth experience with entrepreneurship and the startup culture. The StartupHPC community caters to students and young entrepreneurs, corporations, venture capital firms, academia, government agencies, and support organizations.

HPC News Bytes for Oct. 7, 2015

Sometimes the inbox for HPC news fills up faster than we can handle. In an effort to keep up, we’ve compiled noteworthy news into a Jeopardy type of Speed Round that phrases topics in the form a question.

StartupHPC-15 Conference Posts Agenda for Austin Event

The good folks from the StartupHPC-15 Conference have posted the Agenda for their meeting at SC15. The day-long conference takes place Monday, Nov 16 in Austin at the Capital Factory in Downtown Austin, Texas. “Does your Startup have ties to High Performance Computing? Please come, meet like minded people, listen to industry notables, and help StartupHPC continue its efforts to build a support community.”

The Beginning of an Era – HPC, Take Your Rightful Place in the Data Center

“Please join me in welcoming a new era — an era where HPC is the center of the business universe. It’s about keeping it simple and creating an ecosystem that adapts as demands dictate. Take the ease-of-use and collaboration of the cloud, couple that with the horsepower of HPC and extract the data necessary for the business to make game changing decisions. That’s the recipe for success and HPC is the cornerstone. HPC, take your rightful place in the data center.”

Data and Goliath: Why Startups Own the Future of Big Data

So, if I had to put this talk in a nutshell, Yes, I am very bullish on how Docker (containers) and virtualization are going to change the face of HPC. If you want to understand why, check out what my friends Christian Kniep and Josh Simons have been up to on those fronts.

Rex Computing Startup to Open Source Parallel CPU

Over at EE Times, Rick Merritt writes that a startup founded by two teenagers is designing a parallel processor that it hopes delivers a 10x leap in performance per watt for high-end systems.

STEM and HPC Innovators Foster HPC Entrepreneurship at SC14

At SC14 last week, the first community effort focused on STEM and HPC Entrepreneurship was launched at a conference that brought together prospective entrepreneurs with some of the industry’s most celebrated experts and practitioners.

StartupHPC to Gather Technology Visionaries at SC14

StartupHPC’s inaugural conference features an all-star roster of speakers and panelists that includes CEOs, CTOs, Founders, senior executives, serial entrepreneurs, attorneys, marketers, journalists, and industry analysts. Sharing first hand experiences and advice will illuminate the requirements for, and the practical paths towards, the successful creation and growth of startups.

Student Cluster Competition Sparks StartupHPC

In this special guest feature, Cydney Ewald Stevens previews a talk on the Student Cluster Challenge by Dan Olds coming up at the StartupHPC Meetup at SC14.