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  • How to Provide a Cloud Native Experience for HPC Applications

    High-performance computing (HPC) is the powerhouse of innovation, insight and commercial competitiveness. It is an indispensable resource in this digital age. For example, the sophisticated computer models run by HPC have dramatically increased means of measuring and analyzing the weather in recent decades; helping to improve forecasting and to simulate the impact of climate change…

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  • Deploying AI Frameworks on Secure HPC Systems with Containers

    The increasing interest in the usage of Artificial Intelligence techniques (AI) from the research community and industry to tackle “real world” problems, requires High Performance Computing (HPC) resources to efficiently compute and scale complex algorithms across thousands of nodes. Unfortunately, typical data scientists are not familiar with the unique requirements and characteristics of HPC environments….

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  • What’s New in HPC Research: Traffic Simulation, Performance Variations, Scheduling & More

    In this bimonthly feature, HPCwire highlights newly published research in the high-performance computing community and related domains. From parallel programming to exascale to quantum computing, the details are here. Optimizing visualization performance on power-constrained supercomputers Power consumption is a major hurdle on the road the exascale. In this dissertation, Stephanie Labasan of the University of Oregon…

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  • The Pros and Cons of Kubernetes for HPC

    “To Kube or not to Kube?” That is the question now active in the HPC community. If you work in IT, the rise of Kubernetes (K8s) has been hard to miss. Just five years after its initial release, Kubernetes has emerged as the new darling of open source, enjoying popularity and adoption second only to…

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  • The Challenges of Updating Scientific Codes for New HPC Architectures

    In this video from PASC19 in Zurich, Benedikt Riedel from the University of Wisconsin describes the challenges researchers face when it comes to updating their scientific codes for new HPC architectures. After that he describes his work on the IceCube Neutrino Observatory. The IceCube Neutrino Observatory is the first detector of its kind, designed to observe the cosmos from…

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  • 3 Ways to Unlock the Power of HPC and AI

    In this sponsored post, Bill Mannel, VP & GM HPC & AI Solutions Segment at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, walks readers through three strategies to ensure HPC and AI success.  A growing number of commercial businesses are implementing HPC solutions to derive actionable business insights, to run higher performance applications and to gain a competitive advantage. In fact, according…

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