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Intel rolls out new supercomputing Xeon Phi to process IoT data, super-fast photonics pipes to transport

Among the slew of announcements at last week’s IDF came debuts of a new Xeon Phi, systems focused on AI, and photonics-based transport that will “light up silicon” for the first time, according to…

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Intel Xeon-Powered Supercomputers Top Green500 List

Japanese research institution’s Shoubu supercomputer world’s most energy efficient

Japanese efficiency landed the 7700+ megaflop/watt Xeon-based Shoubu supercomputer at top of the list of most energy-efficient HPC systems, according to this brief from Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Wylie Wong

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Doing Encryption with Intel Fortran

Hands-on example of encrypting for the scientific and math community

In this blog, Slashdot Media Contributing Editor David Bolton takes coding pen in hand and translates a popular C language encryption routine into Fortran

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Avoiding Data Races with Reducers

Fixing what happens when simultaneous threads modify the SAME memory.

Parallelizing code drastically speeds execution, but if you’re not careful data race conditions can produce very unwanted results. See how Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Rick Leinecker gets at the problem and fixes it automatically with a reduction clause.

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Intel Developer Forum Brings Push for Machine Learning, AI, IoT and more

Intel rolls out new supercomputing Xeon Phi to process IoT data, super-fast photonics pipes to transport

Among the slew of announcements at last week’s IDF came debuts of a new Xeon Phi, systems focused on AI, and photonics-based transport that will “light up silicon” for the first time, according to…

Read Full Post Posted in Insights

Intel Xeon-Powered Supercomputers Top Green500 List

Japanese research institution’s Shoubu supercomputer world’s most energy efficient

Japanese efficiency landed the 7700+ megaflop/watt Xeon-based Shoubu supercomputer at top of the list of most energy-efficient HPC systems, according to this brief from Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Wylie Wong

Read Full Post Posted in News

Doing Encryption with Intel Fortran

Hands-on example of encrypting for the scientific and math community

In this blog, Slashdot Media Contributing Editor David Bolton takes coding pen in hand and translates a popular C language encryption routine into Fortran

Read Full Post Posted in Build

Avoiding Data Races with Reducers

Fixing what happens when simultaneous threads modify the SAME memory.

Parallelizing code drastically speeds execution, but if you’re not careful data race conditions can produce very unwanted results. See how Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Rick Leinecker gets at the problem and fixes it automatically with a reduction clause.

Read Full Post Posted in Tune

NSF Creates a Science Gateways Community Institute

Award to San Diego Supercomputer Center-led consortium will provide portal for researchers to access supercomputing resources

Access to supercomputing resrouces and tools for a broad group of researchers and scientists will be eased thanks to a grant from the NSF, according to this brief by Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Wylie…

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Intel Open-Sources Framework for Hyperscale SDI in Traditional Datacenters

Rack Scale Design turns traditional racks into super-configurable, super-efficient cloud platforms using open-source spec supported by DMTF

Intel’s decision to open-source its Rack Scale Design framework may help drive efficiency up at thousands of data centers, according to this blog by Slashdot Media Contributing Editor John O’Donnell

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U. MD, US Army Lend Supercomputer to Civilian Research

Higher Ed, research institutions and private sector to benefit from Xeon-based HPC resource.

US Army Research Lab (ARL) in partnership with U. Maryland is making their Xeon-based Harold supercomputer available to outside parties, according to this brief by Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Wylie Wong

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Supercomputer-powered Cybersecurity Service to Debut

Deloitte partners with Cray to craft novel offering

Bringing in the big guns to help thwart the bad guys, Cray and Deloitte are bringing supercomputer power to bear against cyber threats, according to this brief by Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Wylie Wong

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