Radio Free HPC Podcast

Radio Free HPC Podcast

Rich Brueckner

Description: News and commentary on high performance computing

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Radio Free HPC Looks at the Frightening Notpetya Cyber Attack

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In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team looks at one of the most massive hacks ever, the Notpetya cyber attack on shipping company Maersk and their partners. This story, featured in Wired magazine, should send chills down the spines of anyone out there who isn’t religiously updating their machine...

A Look at the new Eagle Supercomputer at NREL

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In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team looks at the new Eagle supercomputing under construction at NREL. The new machine from HPE will run more detailed models that simulate complex processes, systems, and phenomena to advance early research and development on energy technologies across fields inc...

A Look at China' new Exascale Prototypes

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In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team looks at China's new ARM-based Exascale supercomputer prototype. As reported in China Daily, scientists have put an exascale computing prototype into operation that does not run the x86 instruction set. The Sunway exascale computer prototype was develope...

A Look at the IO500 Benchmark Suite

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In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team talks to John Bent from the IO500 committee about why he and a team of I/O professionals created the IO500 benchmark suite. The second IO500 list was revealed at ISC 2018 in Frankfurt, Germany. Following the success of the Top500 in collecting and analyz...

Lincoln Labs Paper on Spectre/Meltdown Performance Hits

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In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team looks at a new whitepaper from Lincoln Labs focused on the performance hits Spectre/Meltdown mitigations. The news is not good for HPC workloads. After that, Shahin point us to the story about how DARPA just allocated $75 Million in awards for thinking-o...

A Look at China's Plan for Exascale

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In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team goes through a fascinating presentation that provides details on China's Three-Pronged Plan for Exascale. China may not be the first to Exascale, but they are building three divergent architectural prototypes that pave the way forward. We've got the det...

The Radio Free Trip Report from ISC 2018

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In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team offers up a Trip Report from ISC 2018 in Frankfurt. It was a whirlwind week for news with a new USA machine on the TOP500, but the other big news centered around the convergence of HPC & AI. This common theme was all over the show floor, with use cases on...

For the first time in years, the USA Leads the TOP500 Supercomputers

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In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team reviews the latest TOP500 list of the world's fastest supercomputers. The TOP500 celebrates its 25th anniversary with a major shakeup at the top of the list. For the first time since November 2012, the US claims the most powerful supercomputer in the wor...

Preview of ISC 2018 Student Cluster Competition & Ancillary Events

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In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team previews the ISC 2018 Student Cluster Competition. "Now in its seventh year, the ISC-HPCAC Student Cluster Competition enables international STEM teams to take part in a real-time contest focused on advancing STEM disciplines and HPC skills development at ISC...

A Closer Look at the new Summit Supercomputer

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In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team looks at the new 200 Petaflop Summit supercomputer that was unveiled this week at ORNL. Powered by IBM POWER9 processors, 27,648 NVIDIA GPUs, and Mellanox InfiniBand, the Summit supercomputer is also the first Exaop AI system on the planet. This mas...
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