As is tradition, Rich Brueckner of insideHPC visited the Swiss hpc-ch booth at the SC12 conference in Salt Lake City. Rich describes some of the hot topics at SC12, including the emergence of new accelerators from NVIDIA and Intel, and new liquid cooling technologies.
Dear members and guests of the hpc-ch community, We are pleased to invite you to the upcoming hpc-ch forum on Handling huge amount of data for HPC to be held on Thursday, October 25th, 2012 from 10:15 until 16:40, kindly hosted by CSCS. The hpc-ch meeting will already start on Wednesday, October 24th with a [...]
Dear members and guests of hpc-ch Last year was very successful for our hpc-ch community. In addition to the two forums we also participated for the first time with our own booth at ISC11 and SC11. I would like to thank all organizations (sponsoring, infrastructure) and people (engagement) that made all this possible. I believe [...]
Robert (Bob) Techentin is Principal Software Engineer in the Special Purpose Processor Development Group at Mayo Foundation (Rochester, Minnesota). Robert is one of the first users of the new Cray XMT supercomputer specially designed to analyze large amounts of data. The Mayo Clinic is a large clinical practice for medicine and is specialized on medical [...]
Nicola Bianchi (CSCS) presents the last supercomputer arrival at CSCS: The Cray XK6 supercomputer which is a trifecta of scalar, network and many-core innovation. It combines Cray’s proven Gemini interconnect, AMD’s leading multi-core scalar processors and NVIDIA’s powerful many-core GPU processors to create a true, productive hybrid supercomputer. Download the slides of the presentation (PDF) [...]