Just as AI has become the leitmotif of the advanced scale computing market, infusing much of the conversation about HPC in commercial and industrial spheres, it also is impacting high-level management changes in the industry. This week saw two headliner announcements: Naveen Rao, former CEO of AI company Nervana, acquired by Intel last year, announced […]
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HANNOVER, Germany, March 24, 2017 — Huawei and Altair have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at CeBIT 2017, marking the beginning of a cooperation for High-performance Computing (HPC) and Cloud Solutions. The two companies will cooperate with each other to develop industrial simulation cloud solutions for their customers. In accordance with the terms of […]
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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Mar 24, 2017 — NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) today announced that Tencent Cloud will adopt NVIDIA Tesla GPU accelerators to help advance artificial intelligence for enterprise customers. Tencent Cloud will integrate NVIDIA’s GPU computing and deep learning platform into its public cloud computing platform. This will provide users with access to a set […]
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BERLIN, Germany, March 24, 2017 — The Gauss Centre for Supercomputing (GCS) extends its role as a hosting member of the Partnership of Advanced Computing Europe (PRACE) into the European programme’s 2nd phase, PRACE 2, which will run from 2017 to 2020. At the 25th PRACE council meeting held in Amsterdam (The Netherlands), it was […]
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On the same day we reported on the uncertain future for HPC compiler company PathScale, we are sad to learn that another HPC vendor, Scalable Informatics, is closing its doors.
GENEVA, March 23, 2017 — HNSciCloud, the H2020 Pre Commercial Procurement Project aiming at establishing a European hybrid cloud platform that will support high-performance, data-intensive scientific use-cases, today announced its a webcast for the awards ceremony for the successful contractors moving to the Prototype Phase. CEST, the awards ceremony for the successful contractors moving to the […]
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AUSTIN, Texas, March 23, 2017 — Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) announced today that its Stampede supercomputer has helped researchers from Tufts, University of Maryland, Baltimore County create tadpoles with pigmentation never before seen in nature. The flow of information between cells in our bodies is exceedingly complex: sensing, signaling, and influencing each other in […]
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