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  • What’s New in HPC Research: The Race to Exascale, Reproducibility, TensorFlow & More

    In this bimonthly feature, HPCwire highlights newly published research in the HPC community and related domains. From parallel programming to exascale to quantum computing, the details are here. Charting the race to exascale in Europe The European Union has been doubling down on its commitment to HPC with initiatives like EuroHPC. In this paper, authors from the…

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  • UK National Health Service Deploys Open Source Hybrid Clouds With Red Hat

    The National Health Service (NHS) in the UK is set to benefit from open source hybrid cloud technologies being deployed by Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) on behalf of its executive bodies. Public Health England (PHE), an executive agency of the UK Department of Health and Social Care, is using Red Hat’s technologies to support modern computing architectures…

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  • Data Center Tiers: Formulating a Strategy

    Data centers serve as the foundation for the modern enterprise. Data centers power the IT systems that run complex businesses, including servers, backup systems, telecommunications equipment, and numerous other technology components. More than 8.5 million data centers exist worldwide, and the figure in the U.S. now tops 3 million. Keeping systems up and running is…

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  • HPC Breaks Through to the Cloud: Why It Matters

    High Performance Computing (HPC) in the cloud has the potential to improve a wide variety of industries, but this trend is not impressive simply based on its potential—there are already real-world cloud applications leveraging HPC today that have led to incredible accomplishments. HPC in the cloud has enabled research into the effects of Climate Change,…

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  • Trends From The Trenches: 6 Themes (And A Few Observations)

    At his 2019 Trends from the Trenches address at the recent Bio-IT World Congress & Expo in Boston, BioTeam co-founder and senior director of infrastructure Chris Dagdigian shared his pearls of wisdom on the current state of scientific computing, a field where incompetence is now an “existential survival threat” to life science organizations. “We’ve done…

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  • Containers as ‘Tupperware’: Experts Debate Container Concepts, Strategies

    Panels tend to be among the livelier conference sessions and the “Containers” panel at Tabor’s Advanced Scale Forum last week in Jacksonville, Fla., was certainly no exception. Moderated by Ryan Quick (principal, Providentia Worldwide — formerly with PayPal), the session aimed to catalyze debate about the evolving container landscape in HPC, and “hopefully get rid…

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