Call for Participation in the Top500 List

Oct. 23, 2014, 11:12 a.m.

The November edition of the TOP500 List will be released on Tuesday, November 18th during the annual TOP500 BOF session at the Supercomputing Conference (SC14). Submission deadline for the November release is October 25th (23:59 PST). All systems reported have to be installed by November 1st. The last date for submitting linkpack updates is also November 1st.  For more details, please take a look at the submission guidelines and the instructions of the submission process.

ACM/IEEE-CS George Michael HPC Fellowships Announced

Oct. 20, 2014, 4:52 a.m.

ACM (the Association for Computing Machinery) and IEEE Computer Society have named Harshitha Menon of the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign (UIUC) and Alexander Breuer of Technische Universität München (TUM) as recipients of 2014 ACM/IEEE Computer Society George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowships. Menon and Breuer will each receive a $5,000 honorarium, plus travel and registration to receive the award at SC14 during the awards ceremony in November.

Why governments need HPC and HPC needs governments

Oct. 17, 2014, 9:02 a.m.

The US needs to invest in high-performance computing (HPC) so that its industry can continue to stay competitive in global marketplaces, according to a report from the market consultancy company Intersect 360, entitled ‘The Exascale Effect: the Benefits of Supercomputing Investment for U.S. Industry.’


Aug. 14, 2014, 5:30 a.m.

Last year we organized the first ISC Big Data Conference and the acceptance of the conference across the high performance and enterprise computing communities has encouraged us to bring you this event once more. This year’s theme, From Data to Knowledge, reflects the fundamental value of all big data applications, encapsulating the challenges as well as the solutions.


Aug. 14, 2014, 5:16 a.m.

We launched the ISC Cloud Conference series five years ago when cloud computing was still an unfamiliar concept to a large portion of high performance computing (HPC) practitioners. As many as 250 members of the HPC community attended our first cloud meeting in 2010. These early adopters continue to support the ISC Cloud Conference with their attendance as well as sponsorships.

TOP500 List Presented at ISC'14

July 1, 2014, 6:01 a.m.

Jack Dongarra, Erich Strohmaier and Michael Resch discussing the current TOP500 list at ISC'14.