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Julia Computing Raises $24M in Series A, Former Snowflake CEO Bob Muglia Joins Board

Monday, July 19, 2021 - 2:00pm

Also announced today, Bob Muglia, former Snowflake CEO and former Microsoft President of Servers and Tools, will join the Julia Computing Board of Directors.

Key Points: 
  • Also announced today, Bob Muglia, former Snowflake CEO and former Microsoft President of Servers and Tools, will join the Julia Computing Board of Directors.
  • Julia Computing will use the funding to further develop and advance its secure, high-performance JuliaHub cloud platform and to grow the Julia ecosystem.
  • Julia Computing was founded by the creators of Julia the fastest and easiest high-performance computing language for artificial intelligence, machine learning, analytics, data science, modeling, and simulation.
  • "Technical computing is stuck in a rut today," said Viral Shah, co-founder and CEO of Julia Computing and co-creator of Julia.

Julia Computing Raises $24M in Series A, Former Snowflake CEO Bob Muglia Joins Board

Monday, July 19, 2021 - 2:00pm

Also announced today, Bob Muglia, former Snowflake CEO and former Microsoft President of Servers and Tools, will join the Julia Computing Board of Directors.

Key Points: 
  • Also announced today, Bob Muglia, former Snowflake CEO and former Microsoft President of Servers and Tools, will join the Julia Computing Board of Directors.
  • Julia Computing will use the funding to further develop and advance its secure, high-performance JuliaHub cloud platform and to grow the Julia ecosystem.
  • Julia Computing was founded by the creators of Julia the fastest and easiest high-performance computing language for artificial intelligence, machine learning, analytics, data science, modeling, and simulation.
  • "Technical computing is stuck in a rut today," said Viral Shah, co-founder and CEO of Julia Computing and co-creator of Julia.

NEC SX-Aurora TSUBASA vector supercomputer sets record in processing performance in STAC-A2 Benchmarks

Friday, July 16, 2021 - 4:34am

TOKYO, July 16, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced that the NEC SX-Aurora TSUBASA vector supercomputer set a record in the STAC-A2 Benchmark tests, which measure the computational performance of Monte Carlo-based risk simulations common in financial markets.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, July 16, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced that the NEC SX-Aurora TSUBASA vector supercomputer set a record in the STAC-A2 Benchmark tests, which measure the computational performance of Monte Carlo-based risk simulations common in financial markets.
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    In recent years, as the digitization of financial transactions has progressed, the amount of data being processed has increased exponentially.
  • Based on the results of the STAC-A2, NEC aims to use SX-Aurora TSUBASA to help improve the fairness and reliability of financial markets.
  • Moreover, the system is specialized for high-speed processing of large-scale data using NEC's unique vector processors, making it ideal for contributing to financial markets.

APAC Data Center Cooling Market Size to Reach Revenues of USD 2,518.9 Million by 2026 - Arizton

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 3:00pm

The APAC data center cooling market is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 4.91% during the period 20202026.

Key Points: 
  • The APAC data center cooling market is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 4.91% during the period 20202026.
  • Non-traditional data center cooling is also evolving owing to an increase in rack power density, the rise in High Performance Computing (HPC), and the deployment of edge data center facilities.
  • Innovative cooling technologies such as underwater data centers, floating data centers, tropical data centers, and cooling using snow are currently being tested and will have a significant impact on the data center cooling market in coming years.
  • Automation of cooling systems, and hybrid cooling solutions that include both free cooling and other cooling systems are being used by data center operators to that effect.

APAC Data Center Cooling Market Size to Reach Revenues of USD 2,518.9 Million by 2026 - Arizton

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 3:00pm

The APAC data center cooling market is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 4.91% during the period 20202026.

Key Points: 
  • The APAC data center cooling market is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 4.91% during the period 20202026.
  • Non-traditional data center cooling is also evolving owing to an increase in rack power density, the rise in High Performance Computing (HPC), and the deployment of edge data center facilities.
  • Innovative cooling technologies such as underwater data centers, floating data centers, tropical data centers, and cooling using snow are currently being tested and will have a significant impact on the data center cooling market in coming years.
  • Automation of cooling systems, and hybrid cooling solutions that include both free cooling and other cooling systems are being used by data center operators to that effect.

Silverdraft Supercomputing Expands To Europe With The Addition Of Kurt Doornaert As General Manager And Vice President Of Silverdraft Europe

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 - 11:30am

BOISE, Idaho, June 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Silverdraft Supercomputing is pleased to announce its expansion into Europe with the addition of Kurt Doornaert as General Manager and Vice President of Silverdraft Europe.

Key Points: 
  • BOISE, Idaho, June 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Silverdraft Supercomputing is pleased to announce its expansion into Europe with the addition of Kurt Doornaert as General Manager and Vice President of Silverdraft Europe.
  • Doornaertjoins Silverdraft with 23 years of experience at Barco, a premiere provider of digital projection and imaging technology.
  • In Doornaert's role as GM and VP Silverdraft Europe, he will lead sales efforts, work with customer procurement, solution engineering, and domestic operations.
  • Silverdraft Supercomputing is differentiated by enhancing the visual experience and workflow for all VR, XR, and simulation users," Doornaert said.

NTHU Team Steals the Show at the ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge

Monday, July 5, 2021 - 6:00pm

A team from NTHUs Department of Computer Science has won the Championship in the online group of the 2020-2021 ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge, outperforming more than 300 teams representing prestigious universities around the world.

Key Points: 
  • A team from NTHUs Department of Computer Science has won the Championship in the online group of the 2020-2021 ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge, outperforming more than 300 teams representing prestigious universities around the world.
  • NTHU, currently ranking second in the world, is a force to be reckoned with in the circle of supercomputer competitions.
  • The team also won several awards at SCC, including the Championship in 2010, 2011 and the Highest LINPACK Award in 2007, 2008, and 2014.
  • This years team consisted of juniors Wang Tzuwen, Huang Wenyuan, and Chang Chenghsun, and sophomores Mou Chanyu and Chiang Liyuan.

Dell Technologies Drives Convergence of High Performance Computing, AI and Data Analytics with Omnia Open Source Software

Monday, June 28, 2021 - 2:00pm

Dell Technologies (NYSE: DELL) is introducing new solutions to help customers better manage the convergence of high performance computing (HPC), artificial intelligence (AI) and data analytics.

Key Points: 
  • Dell Technologies (NYSE: DELL) is introducing new solutions to help customers better manage the convergence of high performance computing (HPC), artificial intelligence (AI) and data analytics.
  • "With Dell's Omnia open source software, teams can dramatically simplify the management of advanced computing workloads, helping them speed research and innovation."
  • Omnia was developed at the Dell Technologies HPC & AI Innovation Lab, in collaboration with Intel and with support from the HPC community.
  • The open-source software is designed to automate the provisioning and management of HPC, AI and data analytics workloads to create a single pool of flexible resources to meet growing and diverse demands.

NVIDIA and Global Partners Launch New HGX A100 Systems to Accelerate Industrial AI and HPC

Monday, June 28, 2021 - 8:01am

To accelerate the new era of industrial AI and HPC, NVIDIA has added three key technologies to its HGX platform: the NVIDIA A100 80GB PCIe GPU, NVIDIA NDR 400G InfiniBand networking, and NVIDIA Magnum IO GPUDirect Storage software.

Key Points: 
  • To accelerate the new era of industrial AI and HPC, NVIDIA has added three key technologies to its HGX platform: the NVIDIA A100 80GB PCIe GPU, NVIDIA NDR 400G InfiniBand networking, and NVIDIA Magnum IO GPUDirect Storage software.
  • Atos, Dell Technologies, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Lenovo, Microsoft Azure and NetApp are among dozens of partners using the NVIDIA HGX platform for next-generation systems and solutions.
  • Besides driving industrial HPC transformation, the HGX platform is also accelerating scientific HPC systems around the world, including the next next-generation supercomputer at the University of Edinburgh , also announced today.
  • NVIDIA A100 Tensor Core GPUs deliver unprecedented HPC acceleration to solve complex AI, data analytics, model training and simulation challenges relevant to industrial HPC.

High-Performance Computing 2021 Thematic Research - Featuring AMD, Analog Devices and ASM Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 4:54pm

Supercomputers have existed since the 1960s, but there has been renewed interest in high-performing machines in the last decade.

Key Points: 
  • Supercomputers have existed since the 1960s, but there has been renewed interest in high-performing machines in the last decade.
  • Developments in artificial intelligence (AI) and the exponential growth in data mean that businesses need access to computers capable of performing complex workloads.
  • This data can only be a source of value if it can be stored, processed, and analyzed, which requires powerful computing.
  • This report is an invaluable guide to a theme that is increasing in importance, including identifying in components, equipment, and data center solutions.