Developing Strong Open Source Communities


The High Performance Computing (HPC) market is moving away from RISC/UNIX symmetric multiprocessor (SMP) servers and proprietary cluster platforms. It’s moving toward Linux industry standard servers and clusters. This trend is reducing costs and allowing enterprises that do not consider themselves involved in supercomputing to adopt HPC. This is seen in a wide range of applications such as financial analysis and portfolio management, digital ...

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Community is the Key

Component Spotlight


Dr. Jeff Squyres is Cisco’s representative to the MPI Forum standards body and is Cisco’s core software developer in the open source Open MPI project. He has worked in the High Performance Computing (HPC) field since his early graduate-student days in the mid-1990’s, and is a chapter author of the MPI-2 and MPI-3 standards.

Dr. Squyres is deeply committed to the community of Open MPI, ...

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A Critical Time In High Performance Computing

OpenHPC Member Spotlight


OpenHPC recently spoke with Prof. Thomas Sterling, Associate Director and Chief Scientist of the Indiana University Center for Research in Extreme Scale Technologies (CREST), to find out more about CREST, how they are leading academic supercomputing with ParalleX execution model and the HPX-5 runtime system, and why they are strongly supporting OpenHPC.

Prof. Sterling is maybe best known as the father of Beowulf clusters, developed in collaboration with Don Becker, and for his research on ...

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