HPC

Opening Up The Future “Venado” Grace-Hopper Supercomputer At Los Alamos

There are many interpretations of the word venado, which means deer or stag in Spanish, and this week it gets another one: A supercomputer based on future Nvidia CPU and GPU compute engines, and quite possibly if Los Alamos National Laboratory can convince Hewlett Packard Enterprise to support InfiniBand interconnects in its capability class “Shasta” Cray EX machines, Nvidia’s interconnect as well.

HPC

ARM is the NNSA’s New Secret Weapon

It might have been difficult to see this happening a mere few years ago, but the National Nuclear Security Administration and one of its key supercomputing sites are looking past Intel to Arm-based supercomputers in hopes of reaching efficiency and memory bandwidth targets needed for nuclear stockpile simulations.