In November, researchers, scientists, academics and experts from around the world converged on the Big Easy - New Orleans - for the 26th annual Supercomputer Conference. This year's theme was why HPC matters. Some of the key highlights included:

  • The University of Texas "threepeating" in the Student Cluster Competition
  • Two theaters in the Dell booth
    • Panel discussions
      • HPC in the Cloud: the Overcast has Cleared
      • Data Intensive Computing: The Gorilla Behind the Computation
  • Nearly 40 client presentations

 The University of Texas Threepeats in the Student Cluster Competition! 

Congratulations to the team from the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at the University of Texas for winning a third consecutive Student Cluster Competition!

You can learn more about the team's impressive victory here.

Panel Discussions:

We are delighted that once again insideHPC's Rich Brueckner was able to moderate the two panel discussions in our booth. 

First we had HPC in the Cloud: The Overcast has Cleared, a discussion on whether private and public clouds are now being seen as the de facto way things get done in HPC. We are honored to have the participation of:

  • Larry Smarr, Ph.D., University of California, San Diego
  • Muhammad Atif, Ph.D., National Computational Infrastructure, Australian National University
  • Roger Rintala, Intelligent Light
  • Boyd Wilson, Clemson University and  Omnibond