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28
Jul

The Cost of HPC: How Does Budget Affect Value?

Whether or not you have a budget in mind or funding in hand, you’ve no doubt wondered what you get for your money when purchasing an HPC cluster. If you had more money, would the value be equally enhanced? If you spent less, would the value still be there? These are all valid questions. To …

7
Jul

Report Shows HPC Spending ‘Solid and Stable’

HPCWire reported this week that 2014 was a strong year for HPC sales across the major categories with 59% of all sites anticipating further growth during the next two years. The finding comes from the seventh Site Budget Allocation Map from Intersect360 Research, which examines trends across academic, government and industry sites. The report finds …

15
Jun

Oberlin College’s New Cluster Expands Research Capabilities

When it was time to replace its first high performance computing system with a new supercomputer, Associate Professor of Biology Michael Moore and his team knew they wanted a system that would bring HPC resources to the greatest number of students. “It’s vital to their future success that Oberlin students have access to high performance …

3
Jun

UC Merced Selects Advanced Clustering to Build Supercomputer

University of California Merced has selected Advanced Clustering Technologies to build a cluster supercomputer that will support research at the institution. The new supercomputer will help researchers at the university quickly and flexibly conduct their research projects while expanding the ability to answer the questions being asked, said Hrant Hratchian, Assistant Professor of Chemistry at …

19
May

University of Central Oklahoma Selects Us to Build ‘Buddy’ Supercomputer

The University of Central Oklahoma’s Center for Research and Education in Interdisciplinary Computation (CREIC) has selected Advanced Clustering Technologies to build a cluster supercomputer to be named “Buddy” in honor of the university’s mascot, Buddy Broncho. The supercomputer project is being funded by a $304,745 research grant CREIC was awarded last year by the National …

18
May

Growing Number of Life Scientists Will Need HPC This Year

Life science researchers who previously were able to manage their compute-intensive work with traditional workstations and simple clusters are finding that they will need more powerful HPC systems in 2015. According to a new report from HPCWire.com, Ari Berman, GM of Government Services, the BioTeam consulting firm, said: “Roughly 25 percent of life scientists, and …

21
Apr

NSFDays: A Chance to Learn Best Practices for Proposal Writing

The National Science Foundation is offering NSF Days at university campuses nationwide to help early career researchers by teaching best practices and tips for writing strong proposals in order to secure funding for valuable research. Learning to write a powerful proposal is key to successfully obtaining NSF funding, and these NSF Days are designed to …

15
Apr

Introducing our New Whisper-Quiet, Liquid-Cooled HPC Workstations

We’re offering the best combination of price, performance, and Linux compatibility with our new line of MicroHPC Workstations. Our workstations provide you with a cost-effective HPC alternative that gives you the performance and flexibility you need in a high performance computing solution. MicroHPC workstations are great development environments that allow you to test your code …

19
Mar

Two Days of Intel® Xeon Phi™ Programming Training at KU

Registration is now open for two days of FREE, in-depth Intel® Xeon Phi™ parallel programming training. The training sessions will take place April 13-14 at the University of Kansas. For more information, visit http://goo.gl/uKrl4D If you plan on attending both sessions, you must register separately for each session. To attend the 2nd day, the first day is required. The first …

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