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Intel, HP Enterprise Team to Create High Performance Computing (HPC) Centers

Centers of Excellence (CoE) designed to ease enterprise, research adoption of HPC platforms

Intel and Hewlett Packard Enterprise have teamed forces to bring the best of their respective HPC offerings including ProLiant Xeon Phi and Apollo Xeon-based servers to help grow this important market segment, according to this brief by…

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MIT Labs “Milk” C/C++ to speed Big Data Jobs

OpenMP extension dubbed “Milk” designed to speed big data processing by 3-4 x without changing languages

Big Data developers need not turn to new languages such as “R” to get the job done, thanks to C++ extensions MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory have made by augmenting OpenMP, according…

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NSF Awards $110 Million Grant for Research Access to Supercomputing

XSEDE project provides access to nearly a dozen university supercomputers

Thousands of scientists and researchers will continue to benefit from the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE), which received a big boost from NSF according to this brief from Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Wylie Wong

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US Energy Dept Funds Supercomputer Access for Manufacturing Projects

HPC for Manufacturing program to fund 13 grants for clean energy manufacturing and improve US economic competitiveness

Three leading US labs will provide access and expertise for manufacturing firms to improve products and better compete in global markets thanks to US DOE grants, according to this brief by Slashdot Media…

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UK Adds Intel Xeon Phi to ARCHER Supercomputer

Addition of new Cray XC40 to new 12 node system to be operational in October

UK’s Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council is speeding up ARCHER, currently the 50th fastest supercomputer, according to this brief by Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Wylie Wong

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Annual SuperComputing Camp in Colombia Now Taking Applications

Five-day intensive program offers undergrads, master students HPC courses and hands-on workshops

Students looking to rapidly deepen their knowledge of supercomputing can attend an intensive SuperComputing Camp (SC-Camp) in Cali, Colombia this October 16-21, according to this brief by Go Parallel Managing Editor Michael Krieger

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Material Design Enhanced by Supercomputers

US Dept of Energy to invest $16 million to speed material design

New functional materials for renewable and alternative energy sources are in the crosshairs of the US Dept of Energy, who are investing millions in projects whose goal is to revolutionize material design, according to this brief by Slashdot…

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Supercomputing Better Soybeans

Knowledge Base allows analysis of genome, analytics for better crops

Researchers at University of Missouri are using the TACC supercomputers to advance soybean agriculture by improving the genome, according to this brief by Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Wylie Wong

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NOAA Flood Forecasting Now Supercomputer-Powered

Xeon-based supercomputers to improve flood prediction nationwide.

NOAA’s new “National Water Model” to use data from more than 8,000 gauges to simulate water movement, as reported by Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Wylie Wong

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Russian Researchers Give “Knights Landing” Thumbs Up

Latest release of Intel’s Xeon Phi processor impresses team of Russian researchers with speed, power

Intel’s “Endeavor” supercomputer wowed a team of Russian researchers, who found Knights Landing delivered well over 2x the performance of its predecessor, according to this brief from Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Wylie Wong

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