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HPC Environmental Modeling and the Deepwater Oil Spill: HPC User Forum, April 2011, Houston, Texas

5 Pages IDC May 02, 2011 SKU: IDC6381918

This IDC update summarizes the presentations on environmental modeling and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The presentations happened at the 41st High-Performance Computing (HPC) User Forum meeting that took place at the Omni Galleria Hotel in Houston, Texas, April 5-7, 2011. The principal theme of the meeting was "Using HPC to Drive Economic and Scientific Competitiveness." Other tasks and topics of the meeting included:

  • Share information among HPC users, vendors, and IDC for improving the health of the HPC industry
  • Review plans for petascale and exascale HPC systems
  • Discuss HPC best practices in the oil and gas industry
  • Further explore application scalability and high-productivity computing
  • Evaluate the use of alternative processors, heterogeneous multicores, and GPGPUs in HPC
  • Assess HPC cloud computing technical and business models
  • Provide updates on HPC in the aerospace industry and industry outreach programs
  • Provide updates on key HPC programs in the government sector
  • Present technical updates from HPC hardware, software, and storage vendors
  • Offer IDC's latest HPC market update and forecast data

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