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Updated 2019-10-16 14:15
GCS Centres HLRS, JSC, and LRZ to Exhibit SC19
Meet the three GCS centres, the High-Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS), Jülich Supercomputing Centre (JSC), and Leibniz Supercomputing Centre Garching (LRZ) at SC19 in Denver, Colorado (USA). The international conference for high-performance computing, networking, storage, and analysis is the annually recurring premier event for the global high-performance computing (HPC) community.The post GCS Centres HLRS, JSC, and LRZ to Exhibit SC19 appeared first on insideHPC.
Mellanox Accelerates NVMe/TCP and RoCE Fabrics to 200Gb/s
Today Mellanox announced acceleration of NVMe/TCP at speeds up to 200Gb/s. The entire portfolio of shipping ConnectX adapters supports NVMe-oF over both TCP and RoCE, and the newly-introduced ConnectX-6 Dx and BlueField-2 products also secure NVMe-oF connections over IPsec and TLS using hardware-accelerated encryption and decryption. These Mellanox solutions empower cloud, telco and enterprise data […]The post Mellanox Accelerates NVMe/TCP and RoCE Fabrics to 200Gb/s appeared first on insideHPC.
Registration Opens for CHPC National Conference in South Africa
Registration is now open for the CHPC National Conference. The event takes place Dec. 1-5 in Johannesburg, South Africa. "The National Integrated Cyber Infrastructure System (NICIS) promotes scientific and industrial development through the provision of high-performance computing capability, high-speed network capacity and a national research data infrastructure integrated hierarchically into globally connected systems and into local system systems, providing seamless access for the research and education communities of South Africa."The post Registration Opens for CHPC National Conference in South Africa appeared first on insideHPC.
Sandia Research Project turns Big Data into real-time, actionable intelligence
Researchers at Sandia National Labs are leading a project to deliver actionable information from streaming data to decision makers. While social media, cameras, sensors and more generate huge amounts of data that can overwhelm analysts, the project looks to provide crucial insight in real time. “Actionable intelligence is the next level of data analysis where analysis is put into use for near-real-time decision-making. Success on this research will have a strong impact to many time-critical national security applications.”The post Sandia Research Project turns Big Data into real-time, actionable intelligence appeared first on insideHPC.
Podcast: The Turing Machine is Sequential, so how about a Parallel Machine?
The @RadioFreeHPC team is joined by the folks at MemComputing, a San Diego startup that’s built a new parallel foundation for computing. It calls it the universal memcomputing machine, and a realization of self-organizing circuits. "We analytically prove that the memory properties of UMMs endow them with universal computing power—they are Turing-complete."The post Podcast: The Turing Machine is Sequential, so how about a Parallel Machine? appeared first on insideHPC.
Accelerating Research and Enterprise Solutions by Bridging HPC and AI
Venkatesh Kannan from ICHEC gave this talk at the UK HPC Conference. "The presentation will highlight the need to address the symbiotic relationship between HPC and AI at different levels – technology development, education & training, and policy making – in order to enable the adoption and accelerating the development of AI solutions by the research and enterprise communities. A number of efforts and projects that are undertaken at the Irish Centre for High-End Computing towards enabling and achieving this in the Irish and European context will be presented."The post Accelerating Research and Enterprise Solutions by Bridging HPC and AI appeared first on insideHPC.
GMS Launches Ruggedized TITAN AI-Equipped Rackmount Servers
Today General Micro Systems (GMS) launched TITAN, the industry’s first sealed, fanless, conduction-cooled rackmount servers with artificial intelligence (AI) and mil-circular (38999) connectors for superior ruggedness in the most demanding defense and aerospace applications. The American-designed, sourced, and manufactured TITAN, a fully configurable server, also uses up to four of Intel’s latest 2nd gen Scalable […]The post GMS Launches Ruggedized TITAN AI-Equipped Rackmount Servers appeared first on insideHPC.
AMD to Power Cray’s ARCHER2 Supercomputer in the UK
Following a procurement exercise, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) are pleased to announce that Cray, an HPE company, has been awarded the contract to supply the hardware for the next national supercomputer, ARCHER2. Powered by AMD EPYC processors, ARCHER2 will be deployed at the University of Edinburgh. "Needless to say, ARCHER2 represents a significant step forwards in capability for the UK science community, with the system expected to sit among the fastest fully general purpose (CPU only) systems when it comes into service in May 2020."The post AMD to Power Cray’s ARCHER2 Supercomputer in the UK appeared first on insideHPC.
Video: An Update on HPC at CSCS
Thomas Schulthess from CSCS gave this talk at the HPC User Forum. "CSCS has a strong track record in supporting the processing, analysis and storage of scientific data, and is investing heavily in new tools and computing systems to support data science applications. For more than a decade, CSCS has been involved in the analysis of the many petabytes of data produced by scientific instruments such as the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN. Supporting scientists in extracting knowledge from structured and unstructured data is a key priority for CSCS."The post Video: An Update on HPC at CSCS appeared first on insideHPC.
Heterogeneous Computing: Long Live the CPU
In this guest article, our friends at Intel discuss how the company is investing in heterogeneous computing. Intel recently spoke about supporting heterogeneous computing with the catch phrase “One Size Does Not Fit All” in talking about software and Intel’s commitment to help programmers with oneAPI.The post Heterogeneous Computing: Long Live the CPU appeared first on insideHPC.
Video: HPC and the Living Heart Project
In this video, HPE’s Jean-Luc Assor talk about their involvement in the Living Heart Project – and how HPC is explains how high performance computing is saving lives. The Stanford Living Heart Project is uniting industry-leading researchers, doctors, educators, and technology manufacturers to develop a new standard for drug testing with Hybrid HPC.The post Video: HPC and the Living Heart Project appeared first on insideHPC.
Supercomputing the Building Blocks of the Universe
In this special guest feature, ORNL profiles researcher Gaute Hagen, who uses the Summit supercomputer to model scientifically interesting atomic nuclei. "A central question he is trying to answer is: what is the size of a nucleus? The difference between the radii of neutron and proton distributions—called the “neutron skin”— has implications for the equation-of-state of neutron matter and neutron stars."The post Supercomputing the Building Blocks of the Universe appeared first on insideHPC.
HP-CAST Returns to Denver for SC19
Hewlett Packard Enterprise has posted the preliminary agenda for their HP-CAST user group meeting. The event takes place Nov. 15-16 in Denver, right before SC19. "The High Performance Consortium for Advanced Scientific and Technical (HP-CAST) computing works to increase the capabilities of innovative HPE solutions for HPC and AI. HP-CAST provides guidance to Hewlett Packard Enterprise on the essential development and support issues for such systems."The post HP-CAST Returns to Denver for SC19 appeared first on insideHPC.
Video: The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre, SKA, and HPC in Australia
Mark Stickells from the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre gave this talk at the HPC User Forum. "The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre is one of two, Tier-1, High Performance Computing facilities in Australia, whose primary function is to accelerate scientific research for the benefit of the nation. Our service and expertise in supercomputing, data, cloud services and visualisation, enables research across a spread of domains including astronomy, life sciences, medicine, energy, resources and artificial intelligence."The post Video: The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre, SKA, and HPC in Australia appeared first on insideHPC.
Taming the Cost of HPC in the Cloud
This timely article from our friends over at Univa examines methods for reigning in costs for managing HPC in the cloud, specifically moving beyond cloud automation to cloud expense management. Three proactive approaches for managing costs in the cloud are provided. Special focus is given to Univa’s Navops Launch which is among the first of a new generation of HPC cloud automation tools that combines multi-cloud provisioning, cloud-service expense management, and tight integrations with Univa Grid Engine, and open-source SLURM workload managers both widely used in HPC centers.The post Taming the Cost of HPC in the Cloud appeared first on insideHPC.
GigaIO Nominated for Connect’s Most Innovative New Product Awards
Today the San Diego Venture Group (SDVG) announced that GigaIO is a finalist Connect’s Most Innovative New Product Awards. The winning companies will be announced at the Innovation Awards, an event held annually, honoring the titans of innovation along with groundbreaking new products. "Today the San Diego Venture Group (SDVG) announced that GigaIO is a finalist Connect’s Most Innovative New Product Awards. The winning companies will be announced at the Innovation Awards, an event held annually, honoring the titans of innovation along with groundbreaking new products."The post GigaIO Nominated for Connect’s Most Innovative New Product Awards appeared first on insideHPC.
Cost-effective Cloud Research Computing comes to Penn State
Penn State’s Institute for CyberScience (ICS) announced that a new cloud computing environment has been added to its suite of high-performance computing offerings. This expanded capability provides Penn State researchers with more versatile, and potentially more cost-effective, computing resource options. "A cluster of computers will serve as the backbone of this on-premises cloud, which will initially comprise more than 6,000 virtual cores available to researchers; plans are that this will increase to 60,000 cores based upon demand."The post Cost-effective Cloud Research Computing comes to Penn State appeared first on insideHPC.
Podcast: How AI is Helping Astronomers Scour the Skies for Habitable Planets
In this AI Podcast, astronomers Olivier Guyon and Damien Gratadour how they’re using GPU-powered extreme adaptive optics in very large telescopes to image nearby habitable planets. "Imagine staring into the high-beams of an oncoming car. Now imagine trying to pick out a speck of dust in the glare of the headlights. That’s the challenge Olivier Guyon and Damien Gratadour face as they try to find the dull glint of an exoplanet — a planet orbiting a star outside our solar system — beside the bright light of its star."The post Podcast: How AI is Helping Astronomers Scour the Skies for Habitable Planets appeared first on insideHPC.
Zenotech launches Aerospace Cloud Services
Zenotech is launching a new two-year project, Aerospace Cloud Services, to provide technology to enable the UK aerospace sector to add competitiveness to simulation-based design by accessing cloud HPC cost-effectively and securely. "Aerospace Cloud Services will use Zenotech’s HPC product, EPIC, as its delivery framework, extending it to include specific requirements from the aerospace companies involved. Available online, EPIC has been successfully used commercially for five years and provides secure access to a large volume of HPC resources including cloud and specialist HPC."The post Zenotech launches Aerospace Cloud Services appeared first on insideHPC.
The Eco-System of AI and How to Use It
Glyn Bowden from HPE gave this talk at the UK HPC Conference. "This presentation walks through HPE's current view on AI applications, where it is driving outcomes and innovation, and where the challenges lay. We look at the eco-system that sits around an AI project and look at ways this can impact the success of the endeavor."The post The Eco-System of AI and How to Use It appeared first on insideHPC.
Altair Acquires PollEx Electronic Design Automation Software
Today Altair announced the acquisition of Polliwog Co. Ltd., a high-tech software company based near Seoul, providing EDA software to the rapidly growing electronics industry. “Polliwog’s powerful PCB modeler and design verification tools allow EDA engineers at small and enterprise customers to collaborate at never-seen-before levels and greatly expands our HyperWorks solution portfolio.”The post Altair Acquires PollEx Electronic Design Automation Software appeared first on insideHPC.
Q-CTRL Software to power Bleximo Quantum Accelerators for Business Computing
Today quantum startup Q-CTRL announced a global partnership to power superconducting ‘quantum accelerators’ from Bleximo, a full-stack quantum computing startup based in Berkeley, Calif. With the agreement, Q-CTRL will deliver software tools to the Bleximo team and serve as the preferred provider of ‘quantum firmware’ for quantum computing systems that Bleximo brings to market. “Our combined solutions will help speed the development and usefulness of quantum computing for a variety of industrial applications.”The post Q-CTRL Software to power Bleximo Quantum Accelerators for Business Computing appeared first on insideHPC.
ExaNoDe Builds Groundbreaking 3D prototype of Compute Element for Exascale
Today the European ExaNoDe project announced it has built a groundbreaking compute node prototype paving the way to exascale. "In the ExaNoDe project, we have built a complete prototype that integrates multiple core technologies: a 3D active interposer with chiplets, Arm cores with FPGA acceleration, a global address space, high-performance and productive programming environment, which will enable European technology to satisfy the requirements of exascale HPC.”The post ExaNoDe Builds Groundbreaking 3D prototype of Compute Element for Exascale appeared first on insideHPC.
Job of the Week: Senior Research Analyst for New Hardware Technologies at Hyperion Research
Hyperion Research is seeking a Senior Research Analyst for New Hardware Technologies in our Job of the Week. "Working collaboratively with the Hyperion Research team, you will conduct research and produce analyses on new hardware technologies in processors, semiconductors, memory, AI technologies or similar areas. You will help to produce high-level analyses and publications, conduct and manage surveys, interact with clients (domestic and international; academic, corporate and government), and speak at events and briefings."The post Job of the Week: Senior Research Analyst for New Hardware Technologies at Hyperion Research appeared first on insideHPC.
Video: Arm as a Viable Architecture for HPC & AI
Dr. Oliver Perks from Arm gave this talk at the UK HPC Conference. "The ARM architecture has grown in availability and usability for the HPC community in just the past few years. This is demonstrated by several ARM-based projects around the world, including the Japanese Post-K, European Mont-Blanc, U.S. DOE/NNSA Vanguard, the UK’s GW4/EPSRC efforts. Furthermore, the commercial availability of ARM nodes from HPC vendors such as Cray, Gigabyte, HPE, and Ingrasys also demonstrate the viability of ARM architectures."The post Video: Arm as a Viable Architecture for HPC & AI appeared first on insideHPC.
Harvard Names New Lenovo HPC Cluster after Astronomer Annie Jump Cannon
Harvard has deployed a liquid-cooled supercomputer from Lenovo at it's FASRC computing center. The system, named "Cannon" in honor of astronomer Annie Jump Cannon, is a large-scale HPC cluster supporting scientific modeling and simulation for thousands of Harvard researchers. "This new cluster will have 30,000 cores of Intel 8268 "Cascade Lake" processors. Each node will have 48 cores and 192 GB of RAM."The post Harvard Names New Lenovo HPC Cluster after Astronomer Annie Jump Cannon appeared first on insideHPC.
Julia Computing Chief Scientist Alan Edelman Wins Prestigious IEEE Sidney Fernbach Award
Alan Edelman, professor of applied mathematics at MIT, has been selected to receive the 2019 IEEE Sidney Fernbach Award. Edelman was cited for “for outstanding breakthroughs in high-performance computing, linear algebra, and computational science and for contributions to the Julia programming language. The award will be presented to Edelman at the SC19 awards plenary session on November 19 in Denver.The post Julia Computing Chief Scientist Alan Edelman Wins Prestigious IEEE Sidney Fernbach Award appeared first on insideHPC.
Parallel Computing in Python: Current State and Recent Advances
Pierre Glaser from INRIA gave this talk at EuroPython 2019. "Modern hardware is multi-core. It is crucial for Python to provide high-performance parallelism. This talk will expose to both data-scientists and library developers the current state of affairs and the recent advances for parallel computing with Python. The goal is to help practitioners and developers to make better decisions on this matter."The post Parallel Computing in Python: Current State and Recent Advances appeared first on insideHPC.
Lenovo and Intel Power Data-Intensive Science at the Flatiron Institute
Today Lenovo and Intel revealed how their collaboration on joint technology solutions that accelerate the convergence of HPC and AI are helping scientists at the Flatiron Institute solve scientific challenges in entirely new ways. “Seeing some of the greatest minds rely upon our technology to discover answers for some of humanity’s most pressing questions is rewarding. But pushing the boundaries of HPC and AI capabilities even further so more people can benefit is what drives us.”The post Lenovo and Intel Power Data-Intensive Science at the Flatiron Institute appeared first on insideHPC.
Traverse Supercomputer to accelerate fusion research at Princeton
Princeton’s High-Performance Computing Research Center recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Traverse, it's newest supercomputer. Traverse is a 1.4 petaflop HPC cluster that ranks among the top 500 systems in the world. "Traverse is a mini version of ORNL’s Summit, thereby providing a stepping stone for the research community to one of the world’s fastest supercomputers," said Curt Hillegas, associate CIO, Research Computin. "Getting experience using Traverse will allow our research groups to adapt their codes, so they can use the current leadership-class machines and be best prepared for the new exascale systems."The post Traverse Supercomputer to accelerate fusion research at Princeton appeared first on insideHPC.
Visualizing and Simulating Atomic Structures with CUDA
In this video, John Stone from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign discusses the role of CUDA and GPUs in processing large datasets to visualize and simulate high-resolution atomic structures. CUDA does this by allowing researchers to describe hundreds of thousands to millions of independent, data-parallel work units and write software that executes on those work units, all while achieving peak hardware performance.The post Visualizing and Simulating Atomic Structures with CUDA appeared first on insideHPC.
Podcast: Advancing Scientific Research with HPC
In this podcast, Dana Chang from Atipa Technologies joins Conversations in the Cloud to discuss Atipa’s Polaris High Performance Computing and Visualization (HPCV) platform. "Today’s scientists need faster insights and visualize increasingly large data sets. The Atipa Polaris HPCV Platform uses 2nd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors and the Intel Rendering Framework for CPU-based rendering. This enables a balanced performance for simulation and modeling or simulation and visualization. The pre-validated hardware of Intel Select Solutions saves time that would have been spent assessing and procuring configurations."The post Podcast: Advancing Scientific Research with HPC appeared first on insideHPC.
Bright Computing Powers Deep Learning at University of North Dakota
The University of North Dakota is using Bright Computing software to unify its newly designed clustered infrastructure, giving them more versatility, access to the cloud and to deep learning resources. “Bright software makes it easy for us train new staff to deploy, provision, and manage our clustered infrastructure for HPC, Data Science, and Cloud; all integrated, and all from a single point of control. We can deploy Ceph nodes, install standard HPC products, roll out cloud features, introduce data science packages, all from a single interface with robust enterprise-grade support."The post Bright Computing Powers Deep Learning at University of North Dakota appeared first on insideHPC.
Video: What Can HPC on AWS Do?
Ian Colle from Amazon gave this talk at the HPC User Forum. "AWS provides the most elastic and scalable cloud infrastructure to run your HPC applications. With virtually unlimited capacity, engineers, researchers, and HPC system owners can innovate beyond the limitations of on-premises HPC infrastructure. AWS delivers an integrated suite of services that provides everything needed to quickly and easily build and manage HPC clusters in the cloud to run the most compute intensive workloads across various industry verticals."The post Video: What Can HPC on AWS Do? appeared first on insideHPC.
Podcast: Quantum Supremacy? Yes and No!
In this podcast, the RadioFreeHPC team discusses the Google/NASA paper, titled “Quantum Supremacy Using a Programmable Superconducting Processor”, that was published and then unpublished. "The tantalizing promise of quantum computers is that certain computational tasks might be executed exponentially faster on a quantum processor than on a classical processor. A fundamental challenge is to build a high-fidelity processor capable of running quantum algorithms in an exponentially large computational space."The post Podcast: Quantum Supremacy? Yes and No! appeared first on insideHPC.
Report: Mellanox ConnectX Ethernet NICs Outperforming Competition
Today Mellanox announced that laboratory tests by The Tolly Group prove its ConnectX 25GE Ethernet adapter significantly outperforms the Broadcom NetXtreme E series adapter in terms of performance, scalability and efficiency. “Our testing shows that with RoCE, storage traffic, and DPDK, the Mellanox NIC outperformed the Broadcom NIC in throughput and efficient CPU utilization. ConnectX-5 also used ‘Zero-Touch RoCE’ to deliver high throughput even with partial and no congestion control, two scenarios where Broadcom declined to be tested.”The post Report: Mellanox ConnectX Ethernet NICs Outperforming Competition appeared first on insideHPC.
New Intel Xeon W and X-Series Processors Accelerate Workstation AI
Today Intel unveiled its latest lineup of Intel Xeon W and X-series processors, which puts new classes of computing performance and AI acceleration into the hands of professional creators and PC enthusiasts. "The professional and enthusiast communities require product engineering that caters to their specific mission-critical needs and keeps them on the cutting edge of technology advancements. This means the best hardware and software optimizations, but also looking at how we can infuse things like AI acceleration,”The post New Intel Xeon W and X-Series Processors Accelerate Workstation AI appeared first on insideHPC.
Supercomputing Structures of Intrinsically Disordered Proteins
Researchers using the Titan supercomputer at ORNL have created the most accurate 3D model yet of an intrinsically disordered protein, revealing the ensemble of its atomic-level structures. The combination of neutron scattering experiments and simulation is very powerful,” Petridis said. “Validation of the simulations by comparison to neutron scattering experiments is essential to have confidence in the simulation results. The validated simulations can then provide detailed information that is not directly obtained by experiments.”The post Supercomputing Structures of Intrinsically Disordered Proteins appeared first on insideHPC.
Recent Research on using Public Clouds for HPC Workloads
Alex Norton from Hyperion Research gave this talk at the HPC User Forum. "Hyperion Research provides data-driven research, analysis and recommendations for technologies, applications, and markets in high performance computing and emerging technology areas to help organizations worldwide make effective decisions and seize growth opportunities. Research includes market sizing and forecasting, share tracking, segmentation, technology and related trend analysis, and both user & vendor analysis for multi-user technical server technology used for HPC and HPDA (high performance data analysis)."The post Recent Research on using Public Clouds for HPC Workloads appeared first on insideHPC.
Supercomputing Earth’s Geomagnetism with Blue Waters
Researchers are using the Blue Waters supercomputer at NCSA to better understand geomagnetic variations and their underlying mechanisms, so that better forecasting models can be developed. "Without Blue Waters (or any comparable computing facilities), we would have to scale back our ensemble size in order to complete all simulations within a reasonable time frame. This will certainly limit our ability to achieve meaningful research and application goals."The post Supercomputing Earth’s Geomagnetism with Blue Waters appeared first on insideHPC.
Use Cases for HPC in the Cloud
In this special guest feature, Robert Roe from Scientific Computing World looks at use cases for cloud technology in HPC. "In previous years there have been some concerns around security or the cost of moving data to and from the cloud, but these reservations are slowly being eroded as more users see value in developing a cloud infrastructure as part of their HPC resource."The post Use Cases for HPC in the Cloud appeared first on insideHPC.
Job of the Week: Tactical HPC Software Engineer at General Dynamics
General Dynamics Mission Systems is seeking a Tactical HPC Software Engineer in our Job of the Week. "The Tactical High Performance Computing Software Engineer leads the development of next generation high performance radar and sensor signal processing for some of the world's most advanced defense systems."The post Job of the Week: Tactical HPC Software Engineer at General Dynamics appeared first on insideHPC.
Nominations open for 2020 PRACE Ada Lovelace Award
Nominations are now open for the PRACE Ada Lovelace Award for HPC. The award honors excellence in computational science by early-career women in Europe. The winner of the Award will be invited to speak at PRACEdays20 and will receive a cash prize of €1,000 as well as a certificate and an engraved crystal trophy.The post Nominations open for 2020 PRACE Ada Lovelace Award appeared first on insideHPC.
GigaIO Optimizes Scalability of Xilinx Alveo FPGAs
Today GigaIO introduced FabreX support for Xilinx Alveo Accelerators, in addition to an exclusive offering that provides Xilinx FPGA developers with remote cloud access to the FabreX platform. In conjunction with the Xilinx Alveo family of adaptable accelerator cards, Xilinx developers will use FabreX to enhance proof of concept, software testing, and scale-out deployments in applications like artificial intelligence, deep learning inference, and high-performance computing.The post GigaIO Optimizes Scalability of Xilinx Alveo FPGAs appeared first on insideHPC.
NERSC Unveils Mural for pending Perlmutter Supercomputer
NERSC has unveiled the mural that will grace the cabinets of the Perlmutter supercomputer that will be installed at Berkeley Lab in 2020. "The mural pays tribute to the system's namesake, Nobel Laureate Saul Perlmutter. The Berkeley Lab physicist led the team whose work at NERSC contributed to the Nobel prize-winning insight that the universe’s expansion is speeding up. The resulting efforts to explain this acceleration led to today's model of a universe dominated by dark energy and dark matter."The post NERSC Unveils Mural for pending Perlmutter Supercomputer appeared first on insideHPC.
Video: Are women underrepresented in the HPC community?
Athina Frantzana from the University of Edinburgh gave this talk at the EuroPython Conference. "This study is the first attempt to understand the current gender demographics of the HPC community, and identify potential reasons and ways to tackle the gender imbalance. By listening to the people who constitute the community, the study offers a guideline on what the HPC community should focus on in order to become more attractive, accessible and useful to everyone."The post Video: Are women underrepresented in the HPC community? appeared first on insideHPC.
Flux7 Launches HPC Cloud Consulting Practice
"Flux7’s HPC Consulting Practice is designed to help companies get more out of their investments including traditional HPC applications like seismic imaging, reservoir simulation, computer-aided engineering, computational chemistry, financial risk modeling, as well as emerging applications like high performance data analytics (HPDA), artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and deep learning (DL)."The post Flux7 Launches HPC Cloud Consulting Practice appeared first on insideHPC.
Chevron Technology Ventures Selects MemComputing for Prestigious Catalyst Program
Today MemComputing announced it has been selected for participation in the Chevron Technology Ventures Catalyst Program. CTV's Catalyst Program supports early-stage companies who are advancing cutting-edge technologies that can directly benefit the oil and gas industry. “While the compute problems we will explore together are quite complex, we are currently achieving results with academic and industrial problem sets that suggest our technology is very applicable to oil and gas in areas such as demand forecasting and resource planning.”The post Chevron Technology Ventures Selects MemComputing for Prestigious Catalyst Program appeared first on insideHPC.
Rescale Listed as one of Y Combinator’s Top 101 Companies
HPC Cloud provider Rescale was recently named #39 to Y Combinator’s 2019 list of top 101 companies. This marks Rescale’s move up the prestigious list from last year’s position of #53, and reaffirms their position as a power player among startups. "We're honored to be recognized by Y Combinator on their Top Companies list for the second year in a row alongside some of the most transformational and disruptive startups in the world,” said Joris Poort, Founder and CEO of Rescale.The post Rescale Listed as one of Y Combinator’s Top 101 Companies appeared first on insideHPC.
Addressing the Scientific Reproducibility Crisis with Singularity
Michael Bauer from Sylabs gave this talk at the Perth HPC Conference. "Containers provide the means to encapsulate an application, its dependencies, data, and configurations, that allows for full mobility and reproducibility of the software stack. Containers have disrupted the Linux scene within the last few years because they have created a paradigm shift in what it means to package up and move applications and data."The post Addressing the Scientific Reproducibility Crisis with Singularity appeared first on insideHPC.
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