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RFHPC197: Previewing ISC 2018 Student Cluster Competition & Ancillary Events

In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team previews the ISC 2018 Student Cluster Competition. “Now in its seventh year, the ISC-HPCAC Student Cluster Competition enables international STEM teams to take part in a real-time contest focused on advancing STEM disciplines and HPC skills development at ISC 2018 from June 25-27. To take home top… Read More »RFHPC197: Previewing ISC 2018…

RFHPC196: A Closer Look at the Summit Supercomputer at ORNL

In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team looks at the new 200 Petaflop Summit supercomputer that was unveiled this week at ORNL. Powered by IBM POWER9 processors, 27,648 NVIDIA GPUs, and Mellanox InfiniBand, the Summit supercomputer is also the first Exaop AI system on the planet. This massive machine, powered by 27,648 of our Volta GPUs,… Read More »RFHPC196: A Closer Look…

RFHPC195: New NVIDIA HGX-2 Reference Platform for HPC & AI

In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team looks at the new NVIDIA HGX-2 Reference Platform for HPC & AI. “The HGX-2 cloud server platform supports multi-precision computing, supporting high-precision calculations using FP64 and FP32 for scientific computing and simulations, while also enabling FP16 and Int8 for AI training and inference. This unprecedented versatility meets the requirements… Read More »RFHPC195: New NVIDIA HGX-2…

RFHPC194: Rationalizing GPDR Regulations

In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team looks at ramifications for the European GPDR laws, which went into effect May 25, 2018. The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the most important change in data privacy regulation in 20 years – we’re here to make sure you’re prepared. After that, we do our Catch of the Week: Dan likes the… Read More »RFHPC194: Rationalizing GPDR Regulations

RFHPC193: Results from the ASC18 Student Cluster Competition

In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team reviews the results of the ASC 2018 Student Cluster Competition. “The ASC 2018 Student Supercomputer Challenge finalist were announced on March 20, 2018. Twenty of the 300+ enrolled teams around the world including: Tsinghua University-China, Friedrich-Alexander, Erlangen-Nuremberg University- Germany, Saint Petersburg State University – Russia, University of Miskolc… Read More »RFHPC193: Results from the…

RFHPC192: How Many Accelerators will it take to build an Exascale Machine?

In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team takes a look at daunting performance targets for the DOE’s CORAL-2 RFP for Exascale Computers. “So, 1.5 million TeraFlops divided by 7.8 is how many individual accelerators you need, and that’s 192,307, which by the way looks like a prime number. Now, multiply that by 300 watts… Read More »RFHPC192: How Many Accelerators…

RFHPC191: A Look at the new Interactive USA Supercomputing Map

In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team looks at the new interactive USA Supercomputing Map from Hyperion Research.  “The mapped sites include government, academic and industrial HPC data centers, along with HPC vendors. This powerful tool can be used to identify the economic impact of HPC in a user-defined area (state, Congressional district, et… Read More »RFHPC191: A Look at…

RFHPC190: Looking at the Coral-2 RFP for Exascale Supercomputers

In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team looks at the new Department of Energy’s RFP for Exascale Computers. Called CORAL-2, this Request for Proposal is for up to $1.8 billion and is completely separate from the $320 million allocated for the Exascale Computing Project in the FY 2018 budget. Those funds are mostly focused… Read More »RFHPC190: Looking at the…

RFHPC189: How Seniors keep up with Technology

In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team discusses technology changes and how senior citizens work with social media. Henry’s Mom Binnie Coppersmith is once again our guest on the show, which is monumental since no one has ever offered to come back before. Download the MP3 * Subscribe on iTunes * RSS Feed

RFHPC188: Henry's Mom is Back to Describe Travel Booking before Technology

In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team discusses technology changes in the last 50 years of the Travel Agencies. Henry’s Mom Binnie Coppersmith is once again our guest on the show, which is monumental since no one has ever offered to come back before. Download the MP3 * Subscribe on iTunes * RSS Feed