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Primeur weekly 2012-04-23

Exascale supercomputing

Heading toward Exascale: ISC'12 sessions to look at global progress, plans and programmes ...

The Cloud

VENUS-C - Empowering emergency crews with the Cloud ...

Amazon Web Services introduces AWS Marketplace where customers can find and buy pre-configured software for the AWS Cloud ...

EMC introduces VSPEX proven infrastructure ...

Cisco Intelligent Automation for Cloud selected by Data#3 for its Cloud services in Australia ...

Netelligent introduces Desktop as a Service (DaaS) powered by Desktone, Cisco and NetApp ...

Cycle Computing ramps global 50,000-core cluster for Schrodinger molecular research ...

SoftLayer adds high-performance computing to global platform ...

Desktop Grids

IBM enables water quality predictions for major waterways in partnership between World Community Grid and University of Virginia ...

EuroFlash

Russia turns to HPC to revive national defense industry ...

PRACE celebrates 2nd anniversary and launches 5th Call for Proposals ...

PRACE to issue Call for Proposals for 5th Project Access and Multi-year Access (Tier-0) and synchronized Call for DECI-9 (Tier-1) ...

SARA to launch tender for new Dutch national supercomputer ...

Innovative Nordic supercomputer in Iceland ...

First description of a triple DNA helix in a vacuum ...

Queen's aims to change the future of car manufacturing with supercomputer ...

The final frontier: space centre launch facility chooses projectiondesign ...

Data mining opens the door to predictive neuroscience ...

USFlash

Cray names William C. Blake Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer ...

DataDirect Networks lowers Big Data total cost of ownership & deployment with new NAS scaler file storage system enhancements ...

Lustre made simple by DataDirect Networks ...

CSIRO chooses Xenon for supercomputing upgrade ...

SDSC announces Center of Excellence for Predictive Analytics ...

Baylor doctoral student awarded National Science Foundation Fellowship ...

12 companies join Stanford and Berkeley to launch new Open Networking Research Center ...

Heading toward Exascale: ISC'12 sessions to look at global progress, plans and programmes

17 Apr 2012 Hamburg - Most high-performance computing experts agree that exascale systems will be a reality by 2020, but there is far less agreement and much more discussion on the route to achieving that goal. At the 2012 International Supercomputing Conference, experts from around the world will give their perspectives on where things stand now in regard to exascale and where the HPC community is heading. ISC'12 will be held June 17-21 in Hamburg.

ISC'12, the 27th conference in the series, is expected to draw 2,400 attendees from academia, research institutions and industry around the world. An estimated 160 leading organisations will showcase their products and research in the ISC exhibition.

A number of technical programme sessions will focus on exascale computing, including:

  • Gerhard Wellein of the Erlangen Regional Computing Center will chair a session on "Application Performance: Lessons Learned from Petascale Computing" on Monday, June 18. Speakers include Georg Hager, Erlangen Regional Computing Center; John Shalf, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Jack Dongarra, University of Tennessee; and Motoi Okuda, Fujitsu.
  • Horst Simon of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory will host an "Exascale Chat" on Tuesday, June 19. Participants will include Mark Seager, Intel, USA; Yutong Lu, National University of Defence Technology, China; and Mateo Valero, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain.
  • Thomas Sterling of Indiana University will chair a session on "Exascale Computing: Where Are We?" on Wednesday, June 20. In addition to Thomas Sterling, speakers are: William Harrod, U.S. Dept. of Energy; Philippe Ricoux of TOTAL Group; Yutaka Ishikawa, University of Tokyo and RIKEN AICS; and Michael Resch, High Performance Computing Center, Stuttgart.
  • Estela Suarez of the Jülich Supercomputing Center will chair a special session on "The European Way to Exascale - Presentation of the EU Funded Exascale Projects" on Wednesday, June 20. Speakers will describe projects at the University of Edinburgh, the University of Heidelberg and the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Barcelona Supercomputing Center.

For the complete programme overview you can visit http://www.supercomp.de/isc11/Program/At-a-Glance . To save up to 25 percent off regular registration rates, register now. Early-bird registration rates will disappear on May 15. In addition to the reduced rates, a number of one-day options for both the programme and exhibition are available.

ISC'12 will once again be held at the Congress Center in Hamburg, Germany. The meeting is truly a unique platform for making contacts and doing business: it presents many networking opportunities and allows attendees to meet HPC key players in a collegial atmosphere. All conference proceedings are conducted in English.

Source: ISC'12

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Primeur weekly 2012-04-23

Exascale supercomputing

Heading toward Exascale: ISC'12 sessions to look at global progress, plans and programmes ...

The Cloud

VENUS-C - Empowering emergency crews with the Cloud ...

Amazon Web Services introduces AWS Marketplace where customers can find and buy pre-configured software for the AWS Cloud ...

EMC introduces VSPEX proven infrastructure ...

Cisco Intelligent Automation for Cloud selected by Data#3 for its Cloud services in Australia ...

Netelligent introduces Desktop as a Service (DaaS) powered by Desktone, Cisco and NetApp ...

Cycle Computing ramps global 50,000-core cluster for Schrodinger molecular research ...

SoftLayer adds high-performance computing to global platform ...

Desktop Grids

IBM enables water quality predictions for major waterways in partnership between World Community Grid and University of Virginia ...

EuroFlash

Russia turns to HPC to revive national defense industry ...

PRACE celebrates 2nd anniversary and launches 5th Call for Proposals ...

PRACE to issue Call for Proposals for 5th Project Access and Multi-year Access (Tier-0) and synchronized Call for DECI-9 (Tier-1) ...

SARA to launch tender for new Dutch national supercomputer ...

Innovative Nordic supercomputer in Iceland ...

First description of a triple DNA helix in a vacuum ...

Queen's aims to change the future of car manufacturing with supercomputer ...

The final frontier: space centre launch facility chooses projectiondesign ...

Data mining opens the door to predictive neuroscience ...

USFlash

Cray names William C. Blake Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer ...

DataDirect Networks lowers Big Data total cost of ownership & deployment with new NAS scaler file storage system enhancements ...

Lustre made simple by DataDirect Networks ...

CSIRO chooses Xenon for supercomputing upgrade ...

SDSC announces Center of Excellence for Predictive Analytics ...

Baylor doctoral student awarded National Science Foundation Fellowship ...

12 companies join Stanford and Berkeley to launch new Open Networking Research Center ...