Blogs

By Hugh Blemings, Executive Director, OpenPOWER Foundation In a few hours I’ll board a flight to beautiful Christchurch, New Zealand, the home next week of this year’s linux.conf.au. I’m fortunate enough to have attended every LCA as well as spoken at a few and it remains,...

By Ranganath V., Vice President, Sheeltron Digital Systems Private Limited   HiPC 2018 – the 25th edition of the IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing, Data and Analytics – was held in December, 2018 in India. The conference served as a forum for researchers from around...

By Ganesan Narayanasamy, senior technical computing solution and client care manager, IBM In the lead up to SC18 we held the 3rd OpenPOWER Academic Discussion Group Workshop. It was a perfect opportunity for members of academia working in supercomputing to share recent successes they have had...

By Ganesan Narayanasamy, senior technical computing solution and client care manager, IBM We recently held the 3rd OpenPOWER Academic Discussion Group Workshop at the Nimbix headquarters in Dallas, Texas. Having taken place just before SC18, this event allowed members of the Academia Discussion Group and other...

By Basavaraj Talawar, assistant professor, Computer Science and Engineering Department, National Institute of Technology Karnataka Surathkal We recently held a half-day session at the National Institute of Technology (NITK) on IBM’s deep learning initiatives. I was proud to be joined by Romeo Kienzler, chief data scientist,...

[caption id="attachment_5954" align="alignleft" width="188"] Greg Scantlen, CEO, CreativeC[/caption] The Vienna Ab initio Simulation Package – also known as VASP – is a popular and powerful HPC application. It is one of the popular tools in atomistic materials modeling, such as electronic structure calculations and quantum-mechanical molecular...

This post was originally published by IBM.  The U.S. Forest Service and Oregon State University’s department of Fisheries and Wildlife has monitored northern spotted owls in the Pacific Northwest since the early 1990s under the Northwest Forest Plan. Historically, monitoring has involved broadcasting recorded owl calls...

by Jeff Scheel, IBM Distinguished Engineer, OpenPOWER Technical Steering Committee Chair The OpenPOWER EU Summit in Amsterdam this past October gave me a chance to hear what questions remain on the minds of partners and clients.  Despite the Foundation’s best intentions and efforts, several questions are...

Josiah Samuel, advisory software engineer, IBM I recently attended the OpenPOWER and AI Workshop at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. This workshop gathered 30 students to learn about IBM and its work with Artificial Intelligence. I was able to offer these students hands-on sessions discussing PowerAI,...

Genomic analysis is on the cusp of revolutionizing the understanding of diseases and the methods for their treatment and prevention. With the advancements in Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technologies, the number of human genomes sequenced is predicted to double every year. This market growth is...