Tag Archives: Academia

  • How the University of Liverpool Balances HPC and the Cloud

    To support various workloads required in academic research, the University of Liverpool runs an on-premise HPC cluster, designed by Dell EMC and Alces Flight, which offers on-demand public cloud access to Nvidia graphics processing units (GPUs) running on Amazon Web Services (AWS). The Dell PowerEdge-based HPC cluster is being used by researchers at the university to help them…

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  • Registration Opens for HPC User Forums in Switzerland and Scotland

    Registration is now open for a pair of HPC User Forum events coming up in October. The first event takes place Oct. 7-8 at CSCS in Lugano and the second event takes place Oct. 10-11 at EPCC in Edinburgh. The HPC User Forum Steering Committee and Hyperion Research invite interested HPC community members to reserve a seat at one or both HPC…

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  • What’s New in HPC Research: Smart Vehicles, Phylogenetics, Satellite Imagery & 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. Building hands-on research and training for HPC As HPC becomes more widespread, training a skilled HPC workforce is more important than ever. This paper – written…

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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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  • European Institutions, IBM Partner to Accelerate Joint Research and Education in Quantum Computing

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland, July 3, 2019 — IBM announced today at the World Conference of Science Journalists the expansion of the IBM Q Network in Europe to include additional universities and an international research organization. These institutions are collaborating with IBM Q to accelerate joint research in quantum computing and develop curricula to help train students for careers that will be…

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  • IT Pros see a Role for High-Performance Computing in Business

    Four-fifths of UK IT staff link the practical application of high-performance computing (HPC) with maintaining a competitive advantage in the next five years, according to a survey of 903 IT professionals by Censuswide. Although HPC is traditionally linked to scientific research, the majority (87%) of UK IT staff questioned in the survey agreed that HPC systems now hold massive…

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