Addison and Onur discussed why HPC is now important to a broader group of use cases, and dug deep into overviews of HPC for research, life sciences and manufacturing. Participants learned more about why HPC, big data and cloud are converging, and how Dell solves challenges in our HPC engineering lab and through collaborative work with other leading technology partners and research institutions.
Here is Addison's presentation:
Here is Onur's presentation:
We were delighted that insideHPC's Rich Brueckner was once able to moderate the two panel discussions in our booth.
First we had All Together Now: The Convergence of Big Data, Cloud, and HPC.” The concept of the panel was born from discussions with customers who after years of siloed workloads, are trying to figure out how to best integrate their Big Data, Cloud, and HPC. Our distinguished four panelists were:
Here's the video of the panel:
The second panel, “More than Just Exascale: How the NSCI Will Make HPC More Accessible to All” looked at how the NSCI is fostering more collaboration between government, academia, and industry. This stemmed from the White House initiative, seeking to keep the United States at the forefront of HPC capabilities.The distinguished panel featured:
Here's the video of the second panel:
We wanted to know why HPC matters to some of the most influential movers and shakers in HPC, and to get their take on some of the other issues in supercomputing today. Here's what they had to say!
SC15: Erik Deumens, Ph.D. - Dir. of Research Computing, Univ. of Florida
SC15: James Lowey - CIO at TGen
SC15: Kenneth Buetow, Ph.D. - Arizona State University
SC15: Kevin Shinpaugh, Ph.D. and Keith Bisset, Ph.D. - Virginia Bioinformatics Institute
SC15: Tommy Minyard, Ph.D. - Director of Advanced Computing Center, TACC
SC15: Bob Murphy - Big Data Program Manager, General Atomics
SC15: Mike Warfe - Asst .Dir., ITS Research Computing & Cyberinfrastructure - Case Western Reserve University
SC15: Michael Norman, Ph.D. - Director of San Diego Supercomputer Center
SC15: Rick Wagner - High Performance Computing Systems Manager, SDSC
SC15: Merle Giles - NCSA, University of Illinois
SC15: Harold "Skip" Garner, Ph.D. - Executive Director of MITTE at Virginia
SC15: Wojtek Goscinski - Manager External e-Research Collaborations at Monash University
SC15: Rick Larsen - Sales and Marketing Development Manager, Intel
SC15: Susan Bobholz - Fabric Alliance Manager at Intel
SC15: Andrew Rutherford - Partner Technology Specialist, Extreme Consulting Group at Microsoft
You can also access these by subscribing to the YouTube Dell Enterprise Channel, and checking out the "Dell and HPC' and/or "SC15" playlists.