GTC Digital begins this week as virtual event with free registration. While the annual GPU Technology Conference typically packs hundreds of hours of talks, presentations and conversations into a five-day event in San Jose, NVIDIA’s goal with GTC Digital is to bring some of the best aspects of this event to a global audience, and make it accessible for months. “Apart from the instructor-led, hands-on workshops and training sessions, which require a nominal fee, we’re delighted to bring this content to the global community at no cost. And we’ve incorporated new platforms to facilitate interaction and engagement.”
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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is enlisting AiMOS, one of the most powerful supercomputers in the world, in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. Rensselaer is reaching out to the research community, including government entities, universities, and industry, to offer access to AiMOS in support of research related to the new coronavirus disease. “This effort requires expertise, collaboration, and the ability to process incredible amounts of data, and Rensselaer is offering all three at this critical time. In particular, the ability to model at very large scales requires the unique capabilities of AiMOS.”
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March 23, 2020 — A team from the RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research in Osaka, Japan, have used the MDGRAPE-4A dedicated drug discovery supercomputer to analyze the structural dynamics of the main protease of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the new coronavirus disease, COVID-19. The raw data from the simulation has been published on […]
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March 23, 2020 — A new approach for using a quantum computer to realize a near-term “killer app” for the technology received first prize in the 2019 IBM Q Best Paper Award competition, the company announced. The paper, “Minimizing State Preparations in Variational Quantum Eigensolver (VQE) by Partitioning into Commuting Families,” was authored by UChicago CS […]
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(Sponsored Content) HPC workloads are rapidly moving to the cloud. Market sizing from HPC analyst firm Hyperion Research shows a dramatic 60 percent rise in cloud spending from just under $2.5 …
Four Essential Strategies To Avoid HPC Cloud Lock-In was written by Rob Lalonde at The Next Platform.
Dario Gil, Director of IBM Research announces on a company blog that IBM is working in collaboration with the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the U.S. Department of Energy and many others, IBM is helping launch the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium, which will bring forth an unprecedented amount of computing power—16 systems with more than 330 petaflops, 775,000 CPU cores, 34,000 GPUs, and counting — to help researchers everywhere better understand COVID-19, its treatments and potential cures..
ICHEC, the Irish Centre for High-Performance Computing, announced today, Monday, 23rd March, that it will expedite access for all scientific and academic research relating to COVID-19 on the National High-Performance Computer (HPC), “Kay”. Researchers with approved projects will be given fast-track access to HPC. .
Neuromorphic computing has a rather long way to go before it becomes an accepted part of systems. …
Intel Smells Neuromorphic Opportunity was written by Nicole Hemsoth at The Next Platform.