Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2015-07-30

Exascale

Barack Obama issues a Presidential order to establish a National Strategic Computing Initiative (NSCI). The NSCI is a whole-of-government effort designed to create a cohesive, multi-agency strategic vision and Federal investment strategy, executed in collaboration with industry and academia, to maximize the benefits of HPC for the United States. Read further...
The High Performance Conjugate Gradients (HPCG) Benchmark is emerging as a new community metric for ranking high performance computing systems. Jack Dongarra presents the results at ISC 2015. In the video recording of his presentations he presents the winners, and the complete list that now has some 40 supercomputers on it. Read further...
The High Performance Conjugate Gradients (HPCG) Benchmark is emerging as a new community metric for ranking high performance computing and supercomputer systems. Mike Heroux is explaining in this video of his presentation the benchmark itself. Read further...
At ISC 2015 in Frankfurt, Rajeeb Hazra from Intel presented his thoughts about the convergence of HPC and Big data, or as he puts it: (HPC && Big Data) vs. (HPC || Big Data). We uploaded a video of his presentation. Read further...