• How I Solved the Toughest Problem in Computing | Philip Emeagwali | Fastest Supercomputing
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    How I Solved the Toughest Problem in Computing | Philip Emeagwali | Fastest Supercomputing

    TIME magazine called him “the unsung hero behind the Internet.” CNN called him “A Father of the Internet.” President Bill Clinton called him “one of the great minds of the Information Age.” He has been voted history’s greatest scientist of African descent. He is Philip Emeagwali. He is coming to Trinidad and Tobago to launch the 2008 Kwame Ture lecture series on Sunday June 8 at the JFK [John F. Kennedy] auditorium UWI [The University of the West Indies] Saint Augustine 5 p.m. The Emancipation Support Committee invites you to come and hear this inspirational mind address the theme: “Crossing New Frontiers to Conquer Today’s Challenges.” This lecture is one…

  • How to set up Google Colab for high-performance computing
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    How to set up Google Colab for high-performance computing

    [Music] Google Colab is a free Jupyter notebook environment that requires no setup and runs entirely in the cloud. Have you asked yourself “Can I do interactive big computing in the Colab?” Have you seen the Techila Distributed Computing Engine demo, where we are running Jupyter Notebook interactively in “Google scale” using Techila Distributed Computing Engine (TDCE) and 1000 Google CPU cores? You can do this in Colab too. This tutorial shows how to set up your Google Colab for the use with TDCE. In the next tutorial we will scale it up to 1000X. We assume that you have already launched TDCE in your Google account. TDCE is available…

  • High-Performance Computing in Agriculture: NCSA and Syngenta’s Dynamic Partnership
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    High-Performance Computing in Agriculture: NCSA and Syngenta’s Dynamic Partnership

    Syngenta has been a partner with NCSA Industry since 2014. Together, we’re helping them solve some of the toughest issues in agriculture today. One of the biggest challenges is, in the next several decades, the world population is going to grow to nine billion people. The real challenge is: how do we feed a population knowing that the amount of land that we have today is what we’re gonna have in the future for growing crops. So it’s a matter of how we’re going to increase yield yet sustain the environment and the farms for the future. A lot of that is going to be data-based types of analytics that…

  • Insights | What’s new in high performance computing? | Jan 2016
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    Insights | What’s new in high performance computing? | Jan 2016

    So what’s new with high performance computing. The interesting thing for me at the moment with high performance computing, is the merging of data and data analytics in to a high performance computing platform. So for over 40 years we have been focussing on compute intensive pieces of work and recently we have been able to add things like Hadoop and Spark which is able to process unstructured data. Within the Open Powered Platform and also with some of the work that is going on with Intel, we are starting to see the merging of compute intensive and data intensive applications on the same platform. Which will create a whole…

  • 4th Annual 2016 Scientific Computing Days
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    4th Annual 2016 Scientific Computing Days

    [Music] Today is the first day of the FDA Scientific Computing Days. It’s a two-day symposium where all of the divisions come together and present some of their work where they use scientific computing to solve some regulatory or scientific problems. This event is important because of the opportunity it provides for scientists to communicate to each other and thereby cross fertilize ideas. It’s just a phenomenal event both in terms of the speakers, the keynote speakers, and in terms of the posters that are available and then the opportunity for breakout sessions, which truly will provide an opportunity for people to be able to maybe develop our collaborations, our…

  • High performance computing in the cloud | Summit 7 Systems
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    High performance computing in the cloud | Summit 7 Systems

    [MUSIC]>>We have a true national security problem right now with our IT infrastructures in this country. We’re being attacked every day by state actors, by non-state actors, and our customer set, the aerospace and defense market is a key target for those attacks. Summit 7 Systems is really focused on differentiating ourselves in the aerospace and defense market. Our vision is to help these companies move to the Cloud in a compliant and secure manner. The huge differentiator that Azure Gov has the SaaS play, the IaaS play and the PaaS play. They have built the Azure Government platform to FedRAMP high standards. That capability spoke to us. We saw…

  • High Performance Computing (HPC) — Get a low-cost super computer by unleashing the power of GPUs
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    High Performance Computing (HPC) — Get a low-cost super computer by unleashing the power of GPUs

    High Performance Computing When you need to speed up your number crunching application by a factor of 100 or more, high performance computing is unbeatable. If your application – even when it deals with heavy numeric computation – takes too long for results, it’s ballast in your workflow. You will avoid using the product at all, or worse, won’t use it properly. That costs. Catalysts implements high performance computing based on a CPU-GPU system. GPUs – Graphic Processing Units – are many-core systems providing a highly parallel design. Perfect for many scientific simulations for example in the field of physics, chemistry, astrophysics, medicine, financial application or earth observation. GPU-based systems…

  • Philip Emeagwali Supercomputer | African American Inventors | Black History Month Projects
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    Philip Emeagwali Supercomputer | African American Inventors | Black History Month Projects

    TIME magazine called him “the unsung hero behind the Internet.” CNN called him “A Father of the Internet.” President Bill Clinton called him “one of the great minds of the Information Age.” He has been voted history’s greatest scientist of African descent. He is Philip Emeagwali. He is coming to Trinidad and Tobago to launch the 2008 Kwame Ture lecture series on Sunday June 8 at the JFK [John F. Kennedy] auditorium UWI [The University of the West Indies] Saint Augustine 5 p.m. The Emancipation Support Committee invites you to come and hear this inspirational mind address the theme: “Crossing New Frontiers to Conquer Today’s Challenges.” This lecture is one…

  • Azure Essentials: High Performance Computing (HPC) options
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    Azure Essentials: High Performance Computing (HPC) options

    (swooshing) – Welcome to Azure Essentials. In the next few minutes, we’ll explore the services in Azure to run high performance computing applications and solutions. Azure can deliver all sizes of computation. From enabling powerful visual simulations and engineering scenarios, to dynamic rendering for GPU intensive work, to scientific and data scenarios using analytics languages like R. When it comes to high performance compute, we know that some jobs may require high CPU performance, while others may need a high memory to core ratio, dedicated GPUs or even dedicated super computers. You can mix and match your infrastructure, and change it as your business needs change. For larger scale solutions,…

  • High Performance Computing at Newcastle University
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    High Performance Computing at Newcastle University

    Rocket is the University-wide High Performance Computing Service. It’s open to everybody and it’s free at the point of use. There are three pillars to research. Experiment. Theory and Modelling. HPC is essential for modelling. It’s a kind of computing enactment of many hands make light work. It’s a bit like having an office full of people. If you try and do something on one single computer it might take days and days. You have people who farm things out to different people. If you can take that same thing and break it down into little sub tasks and dish it out to a load of computers, then you might…