Sea of Green: NVIDIA Floods ISC with AI and HPC

by Emily Bryce

The intersection of HPC and AI is extending the reach of science and accelerating the pace of innovation like never before. It’s driving discovery in scientific astrophysics, weather forecasting, energy exploration, molecular dynamics and many other fields.

That’s why over 3,000 people will flock to ISC High Performance 2019, in Frankfurt, Germany, next week. Attendees will descend on the annual supercomputing conference, running from June 16-20, for scores of talks, demos and workshops to explore the latest HPC breakthroughs.

Hear from NVIDIA Experts at ISC

GPUs are at the heart of accelerating HPC. That’s why you’ll find NVIDIA technology featured in a number of talks and workshops across the show.

Make sure not to miss:

Witness Groundbreaking Technology in Action

GPU computing is the most accessible and energy-efficient path forward for HPC and the data center.

At ISC, dozens of NVIDIA partners will demonstrate the importance of GPU acceleration through a range of exhibits and demos.

Look out for “NVIDIA partner” signs at booths including those from Dell EMC, HPE, Mellanox, Boston, One Stop Systems and Supermicro to discover GPU-powered demos. Across the show, you’ll also find:

  • The AI “Emoji” demo — Pass by one of these demo stations at our partners’ booths and get your emotion read in real time. The Emoji demo performs real-time face detection and can identify a whole range of emotions, including “neutral,” “happiness,” “surprise,” “sadness,” “anger,” “disgust,” “fear”  and “contempt.”
  • The Index Supernova demo — Large, 3D scientific simulations typically take about four months to create and generate over a terabyte of visualization data. With the NVIDIA IndeX SDK running on NGC, researchers can now view and interact with their data, make modifications and focus on the most pertinent parts of the data — all in real time.

Students Battle It Out in Cluster Challenge

For this year’s Student Cluster Competition, half of the teams have chosen to build based on NVIDIA V100 Tensor Core GPUs.

Over the course of three days, a total of 14 teams will have the chance to showcase systems of their own design and compete to achieve the highest performance across a series of standard HPC benchmarks and applications.

The winner will be announced on Wednesday, June 19, at 5:15 p.m. in Panorama 2.

Keep up to date on all things HPC and AI by following our social handles @NVIDIAEU and #ISC19.



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