Attention HPC Users: the NSF Wants to Hear From You
posted on January 9, 2017

The National Science Foundation has just issued a Dear Colleague Letter seeking a “Request for Information on Future Needs for Advanced Cyberinfrastructure to Support Science and Engineering Research.” As stated in the solicitation, “In this Request for Information (RFI), NSF encourages community input to inform the Foundation’s strategy and plans for an advanced cyberinfrastructure that […]

NSF Solicitation for BIGDATA is Out for 2017
posted on January 4, 2017

The National Science Foundation’s solicitation for BIGDATA grants is out for 2017. The due dates are March 15-22, 2017. The BIGDATA program seeks novel approaches in computer science, statistics, computational science, and mathematics, along with innovative applications in domain science, including social and behavioral sciences, education, biology, the physical sciences, and engineering that lead towards the […]

IDC Report: The Top Pain Points of HPC Customers
posted on December 12, 2016

Software is the No. 1 pain point for high performance computing (HPC) customers, according to the IDC’s latest HPC update issued at SC16 in Salt Lake City. IDC reports that software is challenging for several reasons: better management software is needed, parallel software is lacking for most users and many applications will need a major […]

Deck the Halls with a Geek Wreath
posted on November 29, 2016

Our team here at Advanced Clustering Technologies is spreading holiday cheer this year. Two words – Geek Wreath. It’s simple: Take any spare computer parts that you have lying around and transform them into a holiday wreath for your home or office. Cables makes for a start to your Geek Wreath. Form the circular base […]

Be Our Guest for Dinner Nov. 15 at SC16
posted on November 7, 2016

If you are attending SC16 next week in Salt Lake City, we hope you will join us for the dinner we are hosting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15 at Squatters Pub Brewery, 147 West Broadway (300 South). Let us treat you to a tour of the brewery followed by a beer tasting as […]

How Strong is Your Grant Proposal for HPC Funding?
posted on October 29, 2016

The next deadline for proposals to the National Science Foundation’s Major Research Instrumentation Program is Jan. 11, 2017. Are you ready? Advanced Clustering Technologies can help. We have published a white paper that outlines best practices for writing a successful grant proposal for HPC funding. The paper is based on the experiences of our customers […]

Deadline for NSF DIBBs Program is Jan. 3
posted on October 11, 2016

The National Science Foundation’s vision for a Cyberinfrastructure Framework for 21st Century Science and Engineering (CIF21) considers an integrated, scalable, and sustainable cyberinfrastructure to be crucial for innovation in science and engineering (see The Data Infrastructure Building Blocks (DIBBs) program is an integral part of CIF21. The DIBBs program (Solicitation 17-500) encourages development of […]

NVIDIA Launches CUDA 8 Toolkit for GPU Developers
posted on September 28, 2016

NVIDIA today announced that the CUDA 8 toolkit is being made available for use by GPU developers. The NVIDIA® CUDA® Toolkit provides a comprehensive development environment for C and C++ developers building GPU-accelerated applications. The CUDA Toolkit includes a compiler for NVIDIA GPUs, math libraries, and tools for debugging and optimizing the performance of your […]

Cast Your Vote for the HPCWire Readers’ Choice Awards
posted on September 12, 2016

The HPCwire Readers’ Choice Awards are determined each year by HPCWire readers across the HPC community. The awards recognize the most outstanding individuals, organizations, products and technologies in the industry. You need to be a registered HPCWire subscriber to cast your votes. Click here to vote. Please consider  voting for Auto Research Center, which has […]

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