Tag: supercomputing

Takeaways from SC14

Now that SC14 is “in the books” I would like to share some of my takeaways from a very successful conference. First of all, the conference is a great opportunity to visit with our customers and talk about their current needs and learn what we can do to help them with their plans for the […]

Returns From Lincoln Ascent

Some of the numbers have started to come in from work done for Lincoln Ascent and things are looking promising to this point. The parts that are rounding up right now focus on speeding up Moab’s scheduling iteration and reducing the network overhead between TORQUE and Moab. One of the excesses in network communication between […]

High Throughput Computing Toolset

A couple of years ago I visited the Arlington National Cemetery. It was a humbling experience to see so many graves of those who so bravely fought for and defended the freedoms that enabled a once oppressed people to found and build a great nation. I was impressed with the precision and respect on display […]

Santa, Pseudoscience and Supercomputers

Every year on Christmas Eve, Santa travels the globe delivering presents to children everywhere. Santa is our culture’s only mythic figure truly believed in by a large percentage of the population. It’s a fact that most of the true believers are under eight years old, and that’s a pity. ~ Chris Van Allsburg As we […]

What’s Pushing Technology Boundaries in 2015?

As we approach 2015, I find it an exciting time to be in tech. For more than two decades, I’ve experienced a lot in my career — the birth of VoIP, Wi-Fi, high-speed Internet Access, Cloud, Big Data and many others. But for some reason, I’m more excited about technology then I’ve been in a long […]

Reflecting on the SC14 TORQUE BoF

The first time I ever visited New Orleans was at Supercomputing 2010. There were many good things about that visit but the cab drivers left such a bad taste in my mouth I have to admit I let it overshadow most of the good memories. For Supercomputing 2014 I prepared myself for those New Orleans […]

What Doesn’t Need to be Said When Moving Forward

Looming over the skiing village of Kleine Scheidegg on the northern edge of the Swiss Alps is an iconic mountain of brittle limestone covered with snow and ice and blasted by the wind of oft-occurring ferocious storms. The Eiger is a legendary climbing destination that has seen triumph and tragedy, heroism and heartbreak, daring feats […]

A Quick Look at My Favorite Feature from Viewpoint in Moab 8.1

Almost the entire Adaptive Computing sales team is on the show floor for SC14. It’s been truly an energizing experience chatting with customers in the booth (#1539) and showing off Viewpoint. Viewpoint 8.1 introduces a completely redesigned user interface for HPC administrators. HPC admins can now view a simple and intuitive interface that shows cluster […]

Empowering Girls in STEM Part II

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Women in STEM

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Women in STEMWe’ve come a long way as women. We can vote. We can wear pants. We can do pretty much whatever we want. Women in the United States have many freedoms and opportunities that those who came before us were not afforded. Why then, […]

Be A Moab Geek Society Member

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series Adaptive Computing at SC14

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series Adaptive Computing at SC14 Are you a fan of Adaptive Computing’s Moab? Want to win cool SWAG during SC14? Can’t wait to explore why #HPCMatters? Then, we encourage you to participate in the Moab Geek Tweet program and win! During SC14, tweet the following using #MoabMatters and […]