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Yokohama City University Installs Cray XC50-AC Supercomputer for Life Sciences
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Yokohama City University Installs Cray XC50-AC Supercomputer for Life Sciences

Today Cray announced that the Yokohama City University in Japan has put a Cray XC50-AC supercomputer into production. Located in the University’s Advanced Medical...

Freshly Funded Optalysys Optical Processing to Speed Genomics
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Freshly Funded Optalysys Optical Processing to Speed Genomics

Optalysys, a start-up pioneering the development of light-speed optical coprocessors, today announced the company raised 3.95 million U.S. dollars from angel investors...

Preferred Networks in Japan Deploys 4.7 Petaflop Supercomputer for Deep Learning
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Preferred Networks in Japan Deploys 4.7 Petaflop Supercomputer for Deep Learning

Today Preferred Networks announced the launch of a private supercomputer designed to facilitate research and development of deep learning, including autonomousPreferred...

Exascale Computing Project Names Doug Kothe as Director
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Exascale Computing Project Names Doug Kothe as Director

The Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Project (ECP) has named Doug Kothe as its new director effective October 1. "Doug’s credentials in this area and familiarity...

GPUs Accelerate Population Distribution Mapping Around the Globe
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GPUs Accelerate Population Distribution Mapping Around the Globe

With the Earth’s population at 7 billion and growing, understanding population distribution is essential to meeting societal needs for infrastructure, resources...

Northrop Grumman to Acquire Orbital ATK for $9.2 Billion
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Northrop Grumman to Acquire Orbital ATK for $9.2 Billion

Today Northrop Grumman Corporation announced they have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Orbital ATK for approximately $7.8 billion in cash, plus the...

The AI Revolution: Unleashing Broad and Deep Innovation
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The AI Revolution: Unleashing Broad and Deep Innovation

For the AI revolution to move into the mainstream, cost and complexity must be reduced, so smaller organizations can afford to develop, train and deploy powerful...

20 Future HPC Leaders Receive DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship
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20 Future HPC Leaders Receive DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship

Today the Krell Institute announced that new class of 20 future HPC leaders enrolled at U.S. universities this fall with support from the Department of Energy Computational...

Mapping the Brain with the Theta Supercomputer
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Mapping the Brain with the Theta Supercomputer

Researchers are using the Theta supercomputer at Argonne to map the intricate layout of brain neurons. "The basic goal is simple — would like to be able to image...

Kubernetes Meets HPC
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Kubernetes Meets HPC

"While the notion of packaging a workload into a Docker container, publishing it to a registry, and submitting a YAML description of the workload is second nature...

New PGI 17.7 Release Supports NVIDIA Volta GPUs
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New PGI 17.7 Release Supports NVIDIA Volta GPUs

Today NVIDIA released Version 17.7 of PGI 2017 Compilers and Tools, delivering improved performance and programming simplicity to HPC developers who target multicore...

IBM Simulates Chemistry with Quantum Computing
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IBM Simulates Chemistry with Quantum Computing

IBM scientists have developed a new approach to simulate molecules on a quantum computer that may one day help revolutionize chemistry and materials science. “Over...

CPC Enhances Non-spill Quick Disconnects for Liquid Cooled HPC
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CPC Enhances Non-spill Quick Disconnects for Liquid Cooled HPC

As liquid cooling becomes more and more pervasive in HPC datacenters, the mitigation of leaks and spills is a growing concern. Enter CPC, a maker of quick disconnects...

Entering the Era of Simulation Driven Design
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Entering the Era of Simulation Driven Design

In this special guest feature, Robert Roe from Scientific Computing World reports from the European Altair Technology Conference and finds that simulation-driven...

Cavium Joins the OpenMP Effort for ThunderX2 Processor
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Cavium Joins the OpenMP Effort for ThunderX2 Processor

Today the OpenMP ARB organization announced that Cavium has joined as a new member. "Cavium’s membership in the OpenMP ARB further highlights our strong beliefCavium...

CCIX Project to link ARM Processors to FPGAs for HPC
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CCIX Project to link ARM Processors to FPGAs for HPC

Today ARM, Xilinx, Cadence, and Taiwan Semiconductor announced plans to produce the first test chip for the Cache Coherent Interconnect for Accelerators (CCIX)CCIX...

Seeking Teams for the 2018 Student Cluster Competition at ISC in Frankfurt
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Seeking Teams for the 2018 Student Cluster Competition at ISC in Frankfurt

The HPC Advisory Council has officially kicked off the ISC-HPCAC Student Cluster Competition (SCC) with an open call for team entries in the 2018 competition. "The...

Solving AI Hardware Challenges
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Solving AI Hardware Challenges

For many deep learning startups out there, buying AI hardware and a large quantity of powerful GPUs is not feasible. So many of these startup companies are turning...

MIT Paper Sheds Light on How Neural Networks Think
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MIT Paper Sheds Light on How Neural Networks Think

MIT researchers have developed a new general-purpose technique sheds light on inner workings of neural nets trained to process language. "During training, a neural...

Podcast: HPE Sends a Supercomputer into Orbit
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Podcast: HPE Sends a Supercomputer into Orbit

In this TechNative Podcast, Mark Fernandez from HPE describes the company’s collaboration to send a supercomputer into orbit. "“By NASA’s rules, not just any computer...
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