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Texas Advanced Computing Center Receives Honors in 2016 HPCWire Awards

The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) has been recognized in the annual HPCWire Readers' and Editors' Choice Awards, presented at the 2016 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC16), in Salt Lake City, Utah. The list of winners was revealed at the HPCWire booth at the event, and on the HPCWire website, located at www.HPCwire.com....
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Huawei Showcases FusionServer X6000 at SC16

This week at SC16, Huawei launched their next-generation FusionServer X6000 HPC platform. Designed for compute-intensive workloads, the FusionServer X6000 offers higher efficiency and greater flexibility than previous systems. The X6000 HPC platform uses an innovative liquid cooling solution that features a skive fin micro-channel heat sink for CPU heat dissipation and processing technology...
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SC Says Farewell to Salt Lake City, See You in Denver

After an intense four-day flurry of activity (and a cold snap that brought some actual snow flurries), the SC16 show floor closed yesterday (Thursday) and the always-extensive technical program wound down today. This year, 11,000-plus visitors, participants and volunteers from 65 countries came to Salt Lake City for the largest HPC conference in the world to take part in the four-day expo...
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SC16 Releases SCC Focus on Team SegFAUlt

When asked to provide an interesting fact about their group, Team SegFAUlt from Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg in Germany was tempted to write a funny story, but then remembered, “We’re German – we are efficient and have no sense of humor! ;).” For the university’s third time in the SCC, they wanted to come up with a team name that was characteristic, but also smart and...
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Computer Science/STEM Leaders Explain How to Spark STEM Interest in Youth

The future demands a large, diverse pool of innovative scientists, engineers and mathematicians who can work together to solve big problems. The working scientists who lead SC16, the premier international conference showcasing high performance computing coming up this November, envision and advocate for a future talent pool that looks far larger and more diverse. “Teams are always more...
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SC16 Releases Latest Invited Talk Spotlight: Dr. John McCalpin

This talk reviews the history of the changing “balances” between computation, memory latency, and memory bandwidth in deployed HPC systems, then discusses how the underlying technology changes led to these market shifts. Key metrics are the increasing relative “cost” of memory accesses and the massive increases in concurrency that are required to obtain increasing memory throughput. Invited...
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Winning Posters on GPU Programming Send UW Students to SC16

Two University of Wyoming graduate students earned a trip to the SC16 conference in November by virtue of winning the poster contest at the recent Rocky Mountain Advanced Computing Consortium (RMACC) High Performance Computing Symposium. The 2016 RMACC Poster winners: Pranay Reddy Kommera, a first-year doctoral student from India majoring in electrical engineering, took first prize with his...
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SC16 Keynote to Focus on Cognitive Computing

Today SC16 announced that Katharine Frase from IBM has been selected as the SC16 Keynote Speaker. With a talk entitled, “Cognitive Computing: how can we accelerate human decision making, creativity and innovation using techniques from Watson and beyond?” Frase will speak on November 15, 2016 in Salt Lake City. Frase served as Chief Technology Officer of Public Sector and Vice President of...
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Women in HPC Extends Deadline for SC16 Submissions

As part of the workshop we invite submissions from women to present their HPC work to the HPC community as a poster and lightening talk. There will be the opportunity to meet with leading employers from across the HPC community and discuss your work with them. After submission, presenters will be provided with a mentor to aid in the preparation of their poster and lightning talk before the...
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PDSW-DISCS 2016: 1st Joint International Workshop on Parallel Data Storage & Data Intensive Scalable Computing Systems

We are pleased to announce that the first Joint International Workshop on Parallel Data Storage and Data Intensive Scalable Computing Systems (PDSW-DISCS’16) will be hosted at SC16: The International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis. The objective of this one-day joint workshop is to combine two overlapping communities and to better promote and...
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