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New Containers on NVIDIA GPU Cloud Help Developers Instantly Deploy Fully Optimized AI and HPC Software

NVIDIA announced that a new advanced data center GPU — the NVIDIA® Tesla® V100 GPU based on NVIDIA’s Volta architecture — is available through major computer makers and chosen by major cloud providers to deliver artificial intelligence and high performance computing.

High Performance Computing: Answering the Big Data Dilemma

In this special guest feature, Jeff Reser, Global Product Marketing Manager of SUSE, suggests that as HPC’s prowess in business expands, so does its ability to solve a variety of data management problems. Individuals struggling to tackle Big Data’s most complex challenges should increasingly look at HPC to deliver the power and sophistication required to manage large volumes and varieties of data.

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The Importance of Vectorization Resurfaces

Vectorization offers potential speedups in codes with significant array-based computations—speedups that amplify the improved performance obtained through higher-level, parallel computations using threads and distributed execution on clusters. Key features for vectorization include tunable array sizes to reflect various processor cache and instruction capabilities and stride-1 accesses within inner loops.

Case Study: More Efficient Numerical Simulation in Astrophysics

Novosibirsk State University is one of the major research and educational centers in Russia and one of the largest universities in Siberia. When researchers at the University were looking to develop and optimize a software tool for numerical simulation of magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) problems with hydrogen ionization —part of an astrophysical objects simulation (AstroPhi) project—they needed to optimize the tool’s performance on Intel® Xeon Phi™ processor-based hardware.

Cray Powers Breakthrough Discoveries with Urika-XC – Delivering Analytics and AI at Supercomputing Scale

Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. (Nasdaq: CRAY) announced the launch of the Cray® Urika®-XC analytics software suite, bringing graph analytics, deep learning, and robust big data analytics tools to the Company’s flagship line of Cray XC™ supercomputers. The Cray Urika-XC analytics software suite empowers data scientists to make breakthrough discoveries previously hidden within massive data sets, and achieve faster time-to-insight while leveraging the scale and performance of Cray XC supercomputers.

TERATEC 2017 Forum – The International Meeting for HPC, Simulation, Big Data

The TERATEC Forum is a major event in France and Europe that brings together the best international experts in HPC, Simulation and Big Data. It reaffirms the strategic importance of these technologies for developing industrial competitiveness and innovation capacity. The TERATEC Forum welcomes more than 1 300 attendees, highlighting the technological and industrial dynamism of HPC and the essential role that France plays in this field.

Cycle Computing Helps HyperXite Build Transportation for the Future

Cycle Computing, a leader in Big Compute and Cloud HPC orchestration, announced that the HyperXite team is utilizing Cycle Computing’s CycleCloud to manage Microsoft Azure compute hours needed in order to perform detailed simulations using ANSYS Fluent®.

Dr. Eng Lim Goh on New Trends in Big Data and Deep Learning for Artificial Intelligence

In this video from SC16, Dr. Eng Lim Goh from HPE/SGI discusses new trends in HPC Energy Efficiency and Deep Learning for Artificial Intelligence. “Recently acquired by Hewlett Packard Enterprise, SGI is a trusted leader in technical computing with a focus on helping customers solve their most demanding business and technology challenges.”

Nimbix Unveils Expanded Cloud Product Strategy for Enterprises and Developers

Nimbix, a leading provider of high performance and cloud supercomputing services, announced its new combined product strategy for enterprise computing, end users and developers. This new strategy will focus on three key capabilities – JARVICE™ Compute for high performance processing, including Machine Learning, AI and HPC workloads; PushToCompute™ for application developers creating and monetizing high performance workflows; and MaterialCompute™, a brand new intuitive user interface, featuring the industry’s largest high performance application marketplace available from a cloud provider.