HPC

  • Driving Gender Equality in the Tech Industry: Breaking down unconscious bias

    By: Angelo Apa, Technical Sales and Business Development Director Lenovo Data Center Group Today, women make up at least 40 percent of the global workforce — and in some countries, more than half, according to the Pew Research Center. This figure, however, plummets across the globe once we zero in on the tech industry, where only […]

  • Labor Snapshot: Engaging Women and Diverse Talent is Now Imperative for High Performance Computing Sectors

    Image designed by Freepik By: Kelly Nolan, WHPC Director of Business Development, and Co-Founder of Talent StrategyThis post was first published on the SC18 Blog on March 14th, 2018. Limiting Growth When you examine the STEM disciplines that produce HPC experts, unconscious bias and the lack of engagement of women is playing a major role in […]

  • How to WIN at networking

    An NSF grant combined with significant DOE support sends women to build the world’s fastest computer network. Guest post by: Alisa Alering, Science Node https://sciencenode.org/feature/this-womans-work.php”>Science Node on 21st February 2018 Each year a very-high capacity temporary network is designed and built solely to serve the world’s largest conference of all things supercomputing: SC. Planned more […]

  • Broadening Participation in Blue Waters

    Guest post by Scott Lathrop, Blue Waters Project, NCSA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and the Shodor Education Foundation, Inc. In 2013, NSF commissioned the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to examine the priorities and associated trade-offs for advanced computing in support of NSF-sponsored science and engineering research. The committee’s report made recommendations […]

  • International Women’s Day

    Happy International Women’s Day from the WHPC team. International Women’s Day was first celebrated in 1910, after the initial observance in New York on February 28 1909. Now, 108 years later, society has come a long way to recognising the participation and achievements of women, though as our followers know, we still have some way […]

  • Building a better brain

    Can you build a smarter computer by imitating the human brain? Catherine Schuman of ORNL thinks so. Guest post by: Alisa Alering, Science Node First published on Science Node on 3rd January 2018 The human brain weighs three pounds and is made up of more than 100 billion nerve cells that allow us to remember birthdays, recognize and evade […]

  • My adventure as SCinet student volunteer

    Guest post by: Anja Gerbes, Center for Scientific Computing, Frankfurt, Germany I attended SC17 in Denver as a first-time SCinet Student and it was very exciting to learn so many new things in the field of High Performance Computing (HPC). I was responsible for the fibers and, because it was my first-time as a SCinet […]

  • Framework for planning, executing and monitoring cooperating jobs

    Guest post by: Marta Cudova , Faculty of Information Technology, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic Marta was one of the early career presenters at the WHPC workshop at SC17. In this post she discusses the work she presented at the workshop. What is this framework? This framework, the k-Dispatch, provides a service offering automated […]

  • A Timely, Reliable, and Cost-Effective Internet Transport Service using Dissemination Graphs

    Guest post on the The ICDCS 2017 Best Paper By: Amy Babay (Johns Hopkins University; USA), Emily Wagner (Johns Hopkins University, LTN Global Communications; USA), Michael Dinitz (Johns Hopkins University; USA), Yair Amir (Johns Hopkins University, LTN Global Communications; USA) The Internet natively supports end-to-end reliable communication (e.g. using TCP) or best-effort timely communication (e.g. […]

  • Understanding near space

    An Interview with Minna Palmroth, by CSC, the Finish IT Center for Science This post was first published on the CSC website. Minna Palmroth and her team have developed the most accurate space weather simulator in the world – a model that shows us how solar wind affects us. Why doesn’t the water under bridges […]

  • Setting up your own Raspberry Pi cluster

    By: Dr Alistair Grant, EPCC. This post was first published on the EPCC blog. Wee ARCHIE: a wee bit of history Some time ago (actually 2015), EPCC built a Raspberry Pi cluster called Wee ARCHIE to demonstrate some of the principles behind a full-sized supercomputer. We designed the cluster to be portable as we can’t carry around […]