When the general public hears about the Human Brain Project (HBP), they immediately think about the possible medical breakthroughs the project will enable, like accelerated development of diagnostic tools and treatments for brain diseases or personalized medicine.
Walking around SC14 in New Orleans, one can’t help but notice the density claims. Figures range upwards from 20kW with a number of impressive sounding 100kW cabinets on display too. Density is important to the future of HPC in terms of reducing energy, cost and inefficiency in interconnect, not to mention ensuring that operators can install their growing HPC systems within their real estate constraints.
This article is excerpted from an interview conducted at SC14 with Raj Hazra, VP Data Center Group and General Manager, Technical Computing Group at Intel, by Addison Snell, CEO, Intersect360 Research.
What if you researched your family's genealogy, and a mysterious stranger turned out to be an ancestor? A team of scientists who peered back into Europe's murky prehistoric past thousands of years ago had the same surprise.