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Exascale Computing – What are the Goals and the Baseline?

In this video from the 4th Annual MVAPICH User Group, Thomas Schulthess from CSCS presents: Exascale Computing – What are the Goals and the Baseline? “Implementation of exascale computing will be different in that application performance is supposed to play a central role in determining the system...
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The Core Technologies for Deep Learning

This is the second article in a series taken from the inside HPC Guide to The Industrialization of Deep Learning. Given the compute and data intensive nature of deep learning which has significant overlaps with the needs of the high performance computing market, the TOP500 list provides a good...
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Nvidia Plugin Makes GPU Acceleration Possible in Docker Containers

Machine learning apps in containers can't run GPU-accelerated code, but a new Docker plugin by Nvidia is set to remedy all that. Nvidia, developer of the CUDA standard for GPU-accelerated programming, is releasing a plugin for the Docker ecosystem that makes GPU-accelerated computing possible in...
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Video: Announcing Intel HPC Orchestrator

“Intel HPC Orchestrator simplifies the installation, management and ongoing maintenance of a high-performance computing system by reducing the amount of integration and validation effort required for the HPC system software stack. Intel HPC Orchestrator can help accelerate your time to results and...
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HPE Launches Preintegrated Software Stack for High Performance Computing

HPE's rollout for HPC deployments is designed to popularize the hardware within more enterprises. According to HPE, its approach to HPC is designed to simplify deployments with a software defined approach. The lead announcement for HPE is its Core HPC Software Stack that includes cluster management...
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93 Petaflop Chinese Supercomputer is World’s Fastest on Latest TOP500 List

A new machine called Sunway TaihuLight in China is the fastest supercomputer on the planet. Announced today with the release of the latest TOP500 list, the 93 Petaflop machine sports over 10.6 Million compute cores. China maintained its Number 1 ranking on the 47th edition of the TOP500 list of the...
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OpenHPC Establishes Leadership & Releases Initial Software Stack

Today the Linux Foundation announced a set of technical, leadership and member investment milestones for OpenHPC, a Linux Foundation project to develop an open source framework for High Performance Computing environments. While HPC is often thought of as a hardware-dominant industry, the software...
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Specification Released for NVM Express over Fabrics

Today NVM Express, Inc. announced the release of its NVM Express over Fabrics specification for accessing storage devices and systems over Ethernet, Fibre Channel, InfiniBand, and other network fabrics. NVM Express, Inc. has also recently published Version 1.0 of the NVM Express Management...
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Singularity 2.0 Software

Today LBNL released version 2.0 of its innovative Singularity container software. Singularity containers are designed to be as portable as possible, spanning many flavors and vintages of Linux. The only known i86 limitation is the version of Linux running on the host. Singularity has been ported to...
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MapD Offers a Columnar Database System that Runs on GPUs

San Francisco startup MapD has released a database system, ParallelDB, built to run on GPUs (graphics processing units), which can be used to explore multi-billion row datasets quickly in milliseconds, according to the company. The idea of using GPUs for database work may initially seem unusual,...
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