At ISC 2024: Andrew Whitmore on Motivair, Exascale Cooling and Innovations in Thermal Management

At ISC 2024 we caught up with Andrew Whitmore, Vice President of Sales at Motivair, whose cooling technology is at the heart of the first three U.S. exascale-class systems: Frontier, Aurora ….

HPC News Bytes 20240513: ISC 2024 Starts, Quantum Investments, China-Taiwan-TSMC Scenario Planning, Electricity Supply Running Low

Let’s take a quick (6:21) run through new developments in the world of HPC-AI, including: ISC 2024 begins today, substantial new investments in quantum continue, U.S. Commerce ….

At ISC 2024: New Top500 List – Aurora Joins Frontier in Exascale HPC Club

At ISC 2024, Hamburg — Aurora, the Intel-HPE Cray problem-child supercomputer, has officially received the blessing of the Top500 organization as having surpassed the exascale (a billion billion calculations/second) milestone ….

@HPCpodcast: John Shalf on the ‘Attack of the Killer Chiplets’ and the Future of HPC

Special guest and last year’s ISC program chair John Shalf joins Shahin and Doug in this episode of the @HPCpodcast, sponsored by Lenovo, to discuss the rise of specialized architectures to boost HPC performance in the post-Moore’s Law era. It’s a topic ….

Exascale Software and NASA’s ‘Nerve-Racking 7 Minutes’ with Mars Landers

NASA supercomputers have helped several Mars landers survive the nerve-racking seven minutes of terror. During this hair-raising interval, a lander enters the Martian atmosphere and needs to automatically execute many crucial actions in precise order….

HPC News Bytes 20240325: Final GTC Thoughts, Intel and CHIPS Act Largesse, Ultra Ethernet Consortium Expands, Samsung’s GPU/HBM Chip

A happy end-of-March morning to you! Here’s a rapid (5:57) run-though of the latest news in HPC-AI, including: final reflections on Nvidia GTC 2024, Intel to receive $8.5 billion via US CHIPS Act, the expanding Ultra Ethernet Consortium, Samsung’s upcoming GPU/HBM blend.

Argonne: ATPESC Training Application Deadline Extended to March 10

The application deadline for the Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing (ATPESC) program has been extended to Sunday, March 10. This year marks the 12th  year for ATPESC, which  provides intensive, two-week training on the key skills, approaches, and tools to design, implement, and execute computational science and engineering applications on current high-end computing systems […]

Eviden Caught up in Atos’ Financial, Acquisition Struggles

With a longstanding TOP500 supercomputing heritage, a leadership position in European supercomputing, a commitment to build Europe’s first exascale-class system and with major techno- geopolitical stakes on the line, the financial difficulties of Atos and, by extension, its Eviden HPC unit….

Exascale’s New Software Frontier: ExaSGD

“Exascale’s New Frontier,” a project from the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility, explores the new applications and software technology for driving scientific discoveries in the exascale era. The Scientific Challenge As more renewable sources of energy are added to the national power grid, it becomes more complex to manage. That’s because renewables such as wind […]

HPC System Analyst Jackie Scoggins Reflects on Her Time at NERSC

As part of cthe 50th anniversary celebrations for the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC), “In Their Own Words” is a Q&A series featuring voices from across the NERSC landscape, past and present, about their experiences at NERSC. Jackie Scoggins arrived at NERSC in 1996 as a system analyst and administrator for the Computational […]