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Simons Foundation’s Flatiron Institute to Repurpose SDSC’s ‘Gordon’ Supercomputer

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California San Diego and the  Simons Foundation’s Flatiron Institute in New York have reached an agreement under which the majority of SDSC’s data-intensive Gordon supercomputer will be used by Simons for ongoing research following completion of the system’s tenure as a National Science Foundation (NSF) resource on March 31....
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HPC Research and Education News for the Week of April 28, 2014 Sponsored by XSEDE

HPC in the News Registration for XSEDE14 Now Open July 13-18, 2014 – Atlanta, Georgia Registration is now open for XSEDE14, the annual conference that brings together the extended community of individuals interested in advancing research cyberinfrastructure and integrated digital services for the benefit of science and society. XSEDE14 will take place at the Atlanta Marriott...
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SDSC’s Gordon Supercomputer Assists in Whole-Genome Sequencing Analysis through Collaboration with Janssen

Janssen Research and Development, LLC (Janssen), in collaboration with SDSC and the Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI), recently launched a project to conduct whole-genome sequencing of 438 patients with rheumatoid arthritis to better understand the disease, as well as explore genetic factors of patient response to a biologic therapy discovered, developed, and currently marketed...
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HPC Research and Education News for the Week of March 17, 2014 Sponsored by XSEDE qqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqq

HPC Happenings Faculty Mentors Needed for the Blue Waters Student Internship Program Submission Deadline for Intern Positions – March 28, 2014 he goal of the Blue Waters Student Internship Program is designed to provide undergraduate and graduate students a unique learning experience by immersing them in projects associated with Blue Waters and/or XSEDE. We are looking...
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HPC Research and Education News for the Week of February 17, 2014 Sponsored by XSEDE

HPC Happenings   Intel Etches HPC Niche with Xeon E7 V2 HPCwire Intel has finally pulled the lid off their Westmere-followup processors with the new Xeon E7 v2 series, which while generally targeting enterprise big data and analytics workloads, offers far more for HPC than might meet the eye. Despite the range of targeted application areas, the 22 nanometer process,...
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HPC Research News in Review for 2013 Sponsored by XSEDE

JANUARY 2013 No Women in CS? Well, Not for Long TechCrunch Less than 21 percent of undergraduate computer science (CS) majors at Stanford University are female, and many students say stereotypes, misconceptions, and lack of confidence cause women to drop the introductory CS lasses in large numbers. Research indicates that the two biggest factors for the dearth of female CS...
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SDSC’s Gordon: A Non-Conventional Supercomputer Fosters Non-Traditional Research Projects

When the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of San Diego, California, debuted Gordon early last year, the system’s architects envisioned that its innovative features – such as the first large-scale deployment of flash storage (300 terabytes) in a high-performance computer – would open the door to new areas of research. “ Gordon's extraordinary speed makes it possible...
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HPC Research and Education News for the Week of June 17, 2013 Sponsored by XSEDE

HPC Happenings Applications for Broader Engagement Program Due by June 19, 2013 The SC13 Broader Engagement Program is designed to diversify the pool of talent in supercomputing by introducing, engaging and supporting students and professionals belonging to underrepresented groups. Competitive grants are made available to support the travel to, and participation in, the technical...
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HPC Focus on Research News for the Week of April 29, 2013 Sponsored by XSEDE

Research Features From Across the Country and Around the World   Blue Waters: Security at Scale HPCwire If there's one mandate that all IT and business professionals can agree on, it's the need for security. For the largest systems in the world, keeping IT assets safe presents a unique set of challenges. Take the NCSA Blue Waters supercomputer as an example. The...
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HPC Research and Education News for the Week of April 22, 2013 Sponsored by XSEDE

HPC Happenings XSEDE 13 Student Day Applications Due May 15, 2013 High school and undergraduate students are invited to spend a day immersing themselves in computational science research during the XSEDE13 conference’s Student Day on Wednesday, July 24, 2013. Participants will have the opportunity to meet peers with similar interests from across the country during a full day and...
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