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Who Will Write Next-generation Software?
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Who Will Write Next-generation Software?

In this special guest feature from Scientific Computing World, Robert Roe writes that software scalability and portability may be more important even than energy...

Altair Collaborates with Intel to Integrate PBS Pro with OpenHPC Software Stack
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Altair Collaborates with Intel to Integrate PBS Pro with OpenHPC Software Stack

This week at SC15, Altair announced today it will provide an open source licensing option for its PBS Professional HPC workload manager. Scheduled to be released...

Creating Careers for Research Software Engineers
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Creating Careers for Research Software Engineers

"Recognition of status and career advancement in academia relies on publications. If your skills as a software developer lead you to focus on code to the detriment...

Rise of Direct-to-Chip Liquid Cooling Highlighted at SC15
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Rise of Direct-to-Chip Liquid Cooling Highlighted at SC15

Of the varied approaches to liquid cooling, most remain technical curiosities and fail to show real-world adoption in any significant degree. In contrast, both...

Docker Containers Come to Cray XC Software
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Docker Containers Come to Cray XC Software

Today Cray announced plans to deliver an HPC-optimized Docker solution for the Cray XC line of supercomputers. Available in 2016, the HPC virtualization capabilities...

One Stop Systems to Showcase the OCP Flash Storage Array at SC15
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One Stop Systems to Showcase the OCP Flash Storage Array at SC15

Today One Stop Systems (OSS), a leading provider of HPC appliances, introduces the OCP Flash Storage Array (OCP-FSA), supporting over 250TB of Flash storage inOne...

Cray CS400 to Power Polar Research at Alfred Wegener Institute
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Cray CS400 to Power Polar Research at Alfred Wegener Institute

Today Cray announced the Company has been awarded a contract to provide the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) withCray...

TOP500 Shows Growing Momentum for Accelerators
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TOP500 Shows Growing Momentum for Accelerators

Today Nvidia announced growing momentum for GPU computing as reflected in the latest TOP500 list of the world's fastest supercomputers. "For the first time, more...

Benchmarks, Schmenchmarks: Big Iron Data and the November 2015 TOP500
From insideHPC

Benchmarks, Schmenchmarks: Big Iron Data and the November 2015 TOP500

In this special guest feature, Peter ffoulkes from OrionX offers his insights on the latest TOP500 listing of the world's fastest supercomputers. "Most importantly...

IBM and Xilinx Team to Accelerate Datacenter Applications
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IBM and Xilinx Team to Accelerate Datacenter Applications

Today IBM and Xilinx announced a multi-year strategic collaboration to enable higher performance and energy-efficient data center applications through Xilinx FPGA...

NUMECA CFD Moves to the Cloud with UberCloud Containers
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NUMECA CFD Moves to the Cloud with UberCloud Containers

Today NUMECA announced that its complete suite of CFD software powered by UberCloud application software containers are now available as a service in any cloud....

Seagate Launches Government Solutions Group
From insideHPC

Seagate Launches Government Solutions Group

Today Seagate announced the formation of Seagate Government Solutions, a new U.S.-based business entity dedicated to helping address the growing data-management...

CEA in France Upgrades Storage to DDN SFA14KE
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CEA in France Upgrades Storage to DDN SFA14KE

Today DDN announced that the French CEA has selected DDN’s SFA14KE as the core storage for this year’s comprehensive refresh of the agency's data management infrastructure...

New Math Libraries Speed 64-bit ARM-based HPC Systems
From insideHPC

New Math Libraries Speed 64-bit ARM-based HPC Systems

Today ARM announced new math libraries that are precision-tuned for 64-bit ARMv8-A processors. Designed for ARM-based HPC servers, ARM Performance Libraries are...

Linux Foundation Announces OpenHPC Collaborative Project
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Linux Foundation Announces OpenHPC Collaborative Project

Today the Linux Foundation announced plans to form the OpenHPC Collaborative Project. This project will provide a new, open source framework to support the world's...

The Hyper-Converged Approach to Storage – a Natural Next Step
From insideHPC

The Hyper-Converged Approach to Storage – a Natural Next Step

In this week's Industry Perspectives, Laura Shepard, Sr. Director Vertical and Product Marketing at DDN looks at trends in commodity hardware, specifically a converged...

NICE to Demo Technical Computing Apps in the Cloud at SC15
From insideHPC

NICE to Demo Technical Computing Apps in the Cloud at SC15

Today Italy's NICE Software announced plans to demonstrate their latest remote visualization technologies at SC15 in Austin. Enhanced products include new release...

Podcast: Dell Panels on NSCI and the Convergence of Big Data Coming to SC15
From insideHPC

Podcast: Dell Panels on NSCI and the Convergence of Big Data Coming to SC15

In this podcast, Stephen Sofhauser from Dell describes what’s coming up at the company’s exhibit at SC15 in Austin. With a 50×50 exhibit and two booth theaters,...

TACC to Speed Lonestar Supercomputer with DDN SFA14K
From insideHPC

TACC to Speed Lonestar Supercomputer with DDN SFA14K

Today DDN announced that the Texas Advanced Computing Center has selected the company's new SFA14KTM to deliver the performance, capacity and density needed for...

Seagate SSDs Boost Analytics on Comet Supercomputer
From insideHPC

Seagate SSDs Boost Analytics on Comet Supercomputer

The San Diego Supercomputer Center is adding 800GB Seagate SAS SSDs to significantly boost the data analytics capability of its Comet supercomputer. To expand its...
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