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Celebrating Two Years of Blue Waters Supercomputing at NCSA
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Celebrating Two Years of Blue Waters Supercomputing at NCSA

This week NCSA celebrated two years of Blue Waters supercomputing in an event convened by U.S. Senator Mark Kirk. The powerful Cray supercomputer is used by scientists...

Spectra Logic Enhances BlackPearl Deep Storage
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Spectra Logic Enhances BlackPearl Deep Storage

Today Spectra Logic announced updates and enhancements to its BlackPearl Deep Storage Gateway that allow data to move seamlessly into deep tape storage in a new...

LBNL to Help Create Standard 3D Neuron Model
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LBNL to Help Create Standard 3D Neuron Model

Researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory are contributing to the BigNeuron project, a community effort to define and advance the state of the art of...

Women in HPC to Teach Supercomputing at PRACE Days15
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Women in HPC to Teach Supercomputing at PRACE Days15

As part of PRACE Days15 next month, the Women in HPC Network will conduct a general introduction session on High Performance Computing.The post Women in HPC toinsideHPC...

Removing Bottlenecks in Next Generation Sequencing
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Removing Bottlenecks in Next Generation Sequencing

This is the 4th installment of a 6 article series on the trends and technologies impacting the application of HPC in Life Sciences. Here we explore how companies...

SGI to Boost Pangea Supercomputer to 6.7 Petaflops
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SGI to Boost Pangea Supercomputer to 6.7 Petaflops

"When we began our relationship with Total more than 15 years ago, our goal was to continually provide the capacity and power required for the company to pursue...

EPFL Unleashes Deneb, a Scalable HPC Architecture for Researchers and Students
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EPFL Unleashes Deneb, a Scalable HPC Architecture for Researchers and Students

EPFL launches Denab: a scalable HPC architecture for researchers and students. "Working with ClusterVision and Intel has proved to be a wise and productive decision...

Lenovo Opens HPC Innovation Center in Stuttgart, Readies SuperMUC Phase 2
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Lenovo Opens HPC Innovation Center in Stuttgart, Readies SuperMUC Phase 2

Today Lenovo announced the opening of the company’s first global HPC innovation center, offering a permanent R&D and application benchmarking site as well as aLenovo...

Going from the Lab to the Data Center
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Going from the Lab to the Data Center

In the late 1980s, genomic sequencing began to shift from wet lab work to a computationally intensive science; by end of the 1990s this trend was in full swing....

How Supercomputers Give Universities a Competitive Edge
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How Supercomputers Give Universities a Competitive Edge

In an NSF-funded study, a Clemson University team found that universities with locally available supercomputers were more efficient in producing research in critical...

Is Europe Leading the Energy Efficiency Race?
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Is Europe Leading the Energy Efficiency Race?

Europe is notorious for its high energy costs. In the first of three articles on energy efficiency in high-performance computing, Tom Wilkie from Scientific Computing...

Mellanox Demonstrates Next-Gen 100Gb/s LinkX Cables & Silicon Photonics Transceivers
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Mellanox Demonstrates Next-Gen 100Gb/s LinkX Cables & Silicon Photonics Transceivers

Today Mellanox introduced three new LinkX 100Gb/s solutions with a live demonstration at the OFC 2015 Conference (Booth 2419).

Nvidia Pascal GPU is Just One Year Away
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Nvidia Pascal GPU is Just One Year Away

According to comments made at Nvidia’s GPU Technology Conference (GTC) last week, the Pascal, next generation GPU is now just a year away.

Nvidia Showcases Deep Learning Technology
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Nvidia Showcases Deep Learning Technology

Nvidia’s GPU Technology Conference (GTC), being held in San Jose California this week, showcased a combination of hardware and software aimed at driving the development...

Genomics and Big Data
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Genomics and Big Data

Advances in computational biology as applied to NGS workflows have led to an explosion of sequencing data. All that data has to be sequenced, transformed, analyzed...

Cavium Adds GPU Support to 64-bit ARMv8-A ThunderX Processor Family
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Cavium Adds GPU Support to 64-bit ARMv8-A ThunderX Processor Family

Today Cavium announced support for Nvidia Teslas GPUs in its ThunderX ARM processor family.

E4 Rolls Out ARM-based ARKA Servers for HPC and Big Data
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E4 Rolls Out ARM-based ARKA Servers for HPC and Big Data

Today E4 Computer Engineering from Italy announced a new series of ThunderX ARMv8-A enabled ARKA dense computing sever product line.

World’s Most Energy Efficient Supercomputer Powered by AMD FirePro™
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World’s Most Energy Efficient Supercomputer Powered by AMD FirePro™

AMD powers the L-CSC cluster at the GSI research facility which achieved the number one position for most energy efficient supercomputers on the latest Green500...

IBM Platform Computing Delivers New HPC Cloud Offerings
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IBM Platform Computing Delivers New HPC Cloud Offerings

Clusters that are purchased for specific applications tend not to be flexible as workloads change. What is needed is an infrastructure that can expand or contract...

Earthquake Researchers at SDSC Win Nvidia Global Impact Award
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Earthquake Researchers at SDSC Win Nvidia Global Impact Award

Today Nvidia announced that researchers at the San Diego Supercomputer Center have won the inaugural Global Impact Award and its $150,000 prize. The researchers...
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