Twice as Nice: NVIDIA Powers Not One, But Two, Gordon Bell Prizes

Award-winning research on opioid addiction and climate change fueled by NVIDIA researchers and tens of thousands of NVIDIA GPUs. There was a big surprise at the highly anticipated awards ceremony at SC18, the annual supercomputing show in Dallas this week. Usually, one team of researchers receives the coveted Gordon Bell Prize, the equivalent of an Read article >

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Dazzling in Dallas: Tsinghua University Wins Student Cluster Competition at SC18

A 48-hour supercomputing battle pushes students to question decisions. GPUs aren’t one of them. At the SC18 supercomputing show’s Student Cluster Competition, Tsinghua Technological University, of China — running eight NVIDIA V100 GPUs — snagged the crown for overall winner. The honor of highest Linpack score — a measurement of a system’s floating point computing Read article >

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That Was Fast: GPUs Now Accelerate Almost 600 HPC Apps

Just over 10 years ago accelerated applications didn’t exist. Today, almost 600 are accelerated by NVIDIA GPUs. The reason: GPU acceleration works. And that’s why it’s been put to work on the hardest computing jobs on earth. These are apps that get work done in physics, bioscience, molecular dynamics, chemistry and weather forecasting. The world’s Read article >

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NVIDIA Enables Next Wave of Growth — Accelerated Data Science — for High Performance Computing

NVIDIA is teaming up with the world’s largest tech companies and the U.S.’s top supercomputing labs to accelerate data analytics and machine learning, one of the fastest growing areas of high performance computing. The new initiative marks a key moment in our work accelerating HPC, a market expected to grow considerably over the next few Read article >

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SC18: World’s Best-Educated Graffiti Wall Celebrates GPU Developer Community

Call it the heart of the heart of the SC18 supercomputing show. Possibly the world’s best-educated graffiti wall, the whiteboard-sized graphic tracks the dizzying growth of the NVIDIA Developer Program — from a single soul to its current 1.1 million members. In a rainbow of colors and multiplicity of handwriting styles, developers are penning notes Read article >

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Fearless Forecast: Two Days of Weather Predicted in Just 20 Minutes, Down to a Square Kilometer, in SC18 Demo

For a peek at what the future of supercomputer-powered weather prediction could look like, head into the sprawling Dallas convention center where the SC18 supercomputing show has come to life. A rich map of a million square kilometers of Switzerland and its neighbors — demarcated with high- and low-pressure areas and varying winds — shimmers Read article >

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SC18: High Performance Computing Demand Continues to Surge, Accelerated by NVIDIA GPUs

NVIDIA’s playing a bigger role in high performance computing than ever, just as supercomputing itself has become central to meeting the biggest challenges of our time. Speaking just hours ahead of the start of the annual SC18 supercomputing conference in Dallas, NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang told 700 researchers, lab directors and execs about forces that Read article >

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NGC Containers Now Available for More Users, More Apps, More Platforms

Call it a virtuous circle. GPUs are accelerating increasing numbers of data science and HPC workloads. This has enabled a wide range of scientific breakthroughs, including five of this year’s six Gordon Bell Prize finalists. These advances boost mindshare — GPUs are featuring prominently in sessions, demos and new product offerings throughout SC18, taking place Read article >

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First NVIDIA DGX-2 Supercomputers in U.S. Arrive at National Labs to Fuel Scientific Discovery

The first NVIDIA DGX-2 AI supercomputers in the U.S. have arrived at the nation’s leading research labs for work driving important scientific discoveries. DGX-2 systems provide more than two petaflops of deep learning computing power from 16 NVIDIA Tesla V100 Tensor Core GPUs interconnected with NVSwitch technology. They will go to Brookhaven National Laboratory, in Read article >

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NVIDIA GPUs to Power New Berkeley National Lab Supercomputer, Accelerating Scientific Discoveries

NVIDIA GPUs will power a next-generation supercomputer at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, announced today by U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry and supercomputer manufacturer Cray. Perlmutter, a pre-exascale system coming in 2020 to the DOE’s National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC), will feature NVIDIA Tesla GPUs. The system is expected to deliver three times the Read article >

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