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  • HPC Eases its Way Into the Cloud

    The ongoing journey to bring more enterprise high-performance computing (HPC) workloads into the cloud has been a bumpy one with its share of roadblocks and setbacks. As anyone reading The Next Platform has seen over the years, the challenges have ranged from latency to software licensing, application portability to networking costs. That doesn’t mean it isn’t happening. Pratt & Whitney…

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  • Hybrid Approach Emerges for AI Workloads

    The discussion surrounding enterprise adoption of AI technologies is shifting from if to when, and what mix of IT infrastructure will be required to deploy and scale machine learning and other workloads. HPC vendors that have been making inroads in the enterprise market view AI as another opportunity. Among them is supercomputer leader Cray Inc….

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  • What’s New in HPC Research: Transfer Learning, Radio Astronomy, FPGAs and 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. Autotuning exascale applications with multitask and transfer learning Autotuning (where operators automatically find optimal performance parameters for an application) is critical as computing scales up. In this paper,…

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  • VMblog Expert Interviews: Univa Discusses Navops Launch 2.0 & Integrated Support for Slurm

    Univa recently announced Navops Launch 2.0, an updated version of its popular cloud-automation platform that also includes integrated support for the widely-used Slurm workload scheduler. To find out more, VMblog spoke with Gary Tyreman, president and CEO of Univa. VMblog: Tell us about Navops Launch and what’s new in this release. Gary Tyreman: Navops Launch provides a…

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  • Interview: Univa Steps Up with NAVOPS 2.0 for moving HPC Workloads to the Cloud

    Today Univa announced the newest release of its popular Navops Launch cloud-automation platform. Navops Launch 2.0 delivers new capabilities to help simplify the migration of enterprise HPC workloads to the cloud, enabling enterprises to transition HPC workloads to the cloud while reducing costs by 30-40 percent. To learn more, we caught up with Univa CEO Gary Tyreman. insideHPC: With this…

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  • Cloud Complexity: Why it’s Happening—and How to Deal with it

    With cloud computing on track to become the mother of all shifts, especially in regard to IT’s approaches to development and operations, we yet again face the issue of conversion mistakes—this time a hundredfold greater than previous moves to distributed computing and the web. While it’s certainly an obvious problem, the solutions are not so obvious. The…

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