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DeFAUlt’s Challenging Return to the Student Cluster Competition

Sebastian Bönning, a member of the DeFAUlt team from Germany’s Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, recalls his team’s harrowing SC19 Student Cluster Competition experience. With a dead SSD drive and only one node left, the competition proved to be quite a challenge. Inspired by Sebastian’s story? Get your team together, as Student Cluster Competition applications close on

Three Questions with SC20 Exhibits Chair Jamie Van Randwyk

Jamie Van Randwyk, SC20 Exhibits Chair, shares some tips for navigating the amazing array of technologies, products, solutions, and services from cutting-edge innovators that will be on display in the SC Exhibit Hall in Atlanta.   Jamie Van RandwykSC20 Exhibit Chair     Describe the Exhibits experience at SC. Who is there, and what are

Why WINS Is an Ideal Opportunity for Women in IT Networking

The Women in IT Networking at SC program, better known as WINS, was created to remedy the vast gender gap in Information Technology, particularly in network engineering and high-performance computing. When the program started in 2015, 13.93% of SC professional volunteers were women. By 2017, the number climbed to 20.97%. This upward trend is clear,

Three Questions with SC20 Transparency and Reproducibility Chair Beth Plale

SC is an unquestioned pioneer in improving scientific rigor of the works published in its conference proceedings. Over the past 5 years, the SC reproducibility initiative has strived to enhance reproducibility, offering appendices through which the community is given additional detail (beyond what the typical paper structure allows) to build upon a research result. This

Quantum Leap: SC Remains Focal Point for HPC Breakthroughs

    Showcasing Quantum Supremacy in 2019 Marked Latest Watershed Moment From UNIX machines to microprocessors and accelerator/coprocessor hybrids, to GPU-based multi-cores and even gigabytes to exascale, the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage, and Analysis, better known by its “SC” moniker, has been the annual destination for all things computing. It’s where

SC19 Best Student Paper Awardees Interviewed

  Be Inspired by Student Research For its annual Student Paper Challenge, SC19 received 344 total submissions, accepted 87 (a 25.3% success rate), and from that elite list named a single Best Student Paper. “Red-Blue Pebbling Revisited: Near Optimal Parallel Matrix Multiplication” took the top honor. The work proposes a new parallel algorithm for matrix-matrix

State of the Practice: A Renewed Focus for SC20

Meet State of the Practice Chair Brett M. Bode and get ready to submit your work to this new venue at SC20. Submissions for State of the Practice Talks open February 17, 2020.   Brett M. BodeState of the Practice Chair     Brett is an Assistant Director at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA)

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