Starting this week, the international supercomputing community will gather in Salt Lake City, Utah for the Supercomputing Conference 2016 (SC16). The event includes six days of timely and informative presentations, papers, tutorials, research posters, exhibits and Birds-of-a-Feather sessions. SC16 gives scientists, engineers, researchers, educators, programmers, system administrators and developers the opportunity to [...]
Thriving civilizations, both past and present, tend to have one important characteristic in common – a vast, dynamic knowledge base. Whether it be the latest advancements in agriculture, civil engineering or battlefield tactics, technological innovation frequently determined the level and reach of a nation’s influence. One of the most prominent examples of [...]
This year's Supercomputing Conference is shaping up to be one of IBTA's most comprehensive to date. Whether listening to industry experts debate future system tune ups or cruising the show floor learning from members one-on-one, event attendees are bound to leave revved up about how interconnect advancements will alleviate data management road [...]
Discover Supercomputer 3” by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center is licensed under CC BY 2.0 The race between countries to build the fastest, biggest or first of anything is nothing new – think the race to the moon. One of the current global competitions is focused on supercomputing, specifically the race to [...]
High performance computing has been integral to solving large-scale problems across many industries, including science, engineering and business. Some of the most interesting use cases have come out of NASA, where supercomputing is essential to conduct accurate simulations and models for a variety of missions. NASA's flagship supercomputer, Pleiades, is among the [...]
IBTA and OFA will be exhibiting and presenting at the 25th annual Supercomputing Conference, taking place November 17-22, 2013 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado.
After an extensive review process, Release 1.3 of Volume 2 of the InfiniBand Architecture Specification has been approved by our Electro-Mechanical Working Group (EWG). The specification is undergoing final review by the full InfiniBand Trade Association (IBTA) membership and will be available for vendors at Plugfest 22, taking place October 15-26, 2012 [...]