The drive toward exascale computing, a renewed emphasis on data-centric processing, energy efficiency concerns, and the limitations of memory and I/O performance are all working to reshape High Performance Computing platforms, according to Intersect360 Research’s Top Six Predictions for HPC in 2015.
Adaptive Computing, the company that powers many of the world’s largest private/hybrid cloud and technical computing environments with its Moab optimization and scheduling software, today announced it has named Marty Smuin, the former head of business development and worldwide sales, as CEO.
Increasing investment in research in many western countries is still a matter that sparks debate and maybe even controversy. But increasing research investment in Africa by an African government is a whole new ballgame.
For the first time in the history of the Supercomputing Conference, an industry leader from outside the USA will serve as the conference’s general chair. The honor, slated for SC17, goes to Dr. Bernd Mohr, who has previous experience serving the SC Steering Committee, and served as executive consultant for ISC.