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NCSSM Awarded Access to High-Performance Supercomputer

The National Science Foundation's Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) program, through partner institution Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, approved a proposal from NCSSM to allocate 30,000 core-hours of supercomputing time on the Bridges Regular Memory supercomputer in Pittsburgh. The machine, funded with a $9.65M NSF grant, contains a large number of...
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Bridges Supercomputer Enters Production

The Bridges system at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) entered production operations last month, in support of advances in science, research, engineering, and education. Following approval by the National Science Foundation (NSF), this status change marks the transition to completing integration with other Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) compute...
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Grable Grant Will Fund BEST, PSC’s STEM Secondary Education Program

High school teachers in southwest Pennsylvania will get training in advanced computing technologies in the biological sciences—bioinformatics—thanks to a $10,000 grant from the Grable Foundation to the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC). The grant will fund PSC’s BEST (Bioinformatics Education for STudents) program, including a summer workshop for regional science teachers. “The Grable...
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Virtual File System Will Save Vast Computer Storage Space by Processing Images on the Fly

Researchers analyzing complex multidimensional images may be able to save hundreds of terabytes of disk space, a team from PSC reported at the XSEDE16 supercomputing conference in Miami today. Their “virtual file system” software now in development will carry out image processing on the fly, for any viewing software, saving vast data storage by making it unnecessary to maintain multiple...
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PSC Joins OpenHPC Framework

In partnership with PSC and other organizations the Linux Foundation, the nonprofit advancing professional open source management for mass collaboration, today is announcing technical, leadership and member investment milestones for OpenHPC, a Linux Foundation project to develop an open source framework for High Performance Computing (HPC) environments. While HPC is often thought of as a...
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Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center Celebrates 30th Anniversary

On June 9, 2016, the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) celebrated its 30th anniversary. The beginning of PSC’s fourth decade will see the center with two new supercomputers—the National Science Foundation-funded Bridges system, already operational and due for completion this fall, and an Anton 2 molecular dynamics simulation system, provided at no charge by D. E. Shaw Research and with...
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XSEDE HPC Workshop: Summer Boot Camp

June 14-17 2016 - Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, Pittsburgh PA 
 XSEDE, along with the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center will be presenting a Hybrid Computing workshop. This 4-day event will include MPI, OpenMP, OpenACC and accelerators and runs June 14-17.  We will conclude with a special hybrid exercise contest that will challenge the students to apply their skills over the...
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HPC and Big Data Convergence Takes Life at PSC’s Bridges

Roughly three months into early operations, the Bridges computing resources being deployed at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center is bearing fruit. Designed to accommodate traditional HPC and big data analytics, Bridges had supported 245 projects as of May 26. This ramping up of the NSF-funded ($9.6 M) Bridges project is an important step in delivering practical convergence. Bridges is...
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Teaching the Machine to See Blacklight "Trains" Video Search System for Competition Victory

A good example that we live in the era of Big Data is that, as we’ve moved from super-8-film home movies to ever-present smartphones, we’ve all begun to generate so much visual imagery that we seldom look at a given video more than once. Worse, when we do want to find a video clip, it’s lost among thousands of others. Machine intelligence researchers Shoou-I Yu and Lu Jiang, working with...
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HPC Research and Education News for the Week of July 20, 2015 Sponsored by XSEDE

 HPC in the News   Top HPC Centers Meet in Barcelona at JLESC Top researchers from six of the largest supercomputing centers got together in Barcelona at the beginning of this month for the Joint Laboratory for Extreme ‐ Scale Computing (JLESC) to discuss the challenges for future supercomputers. Marc Snir highlighted US Government programs to promote...
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