With the HPC User Forum this past week, we saw several High-Performance Computing (HPC) related news announcements. Starting off, Hyperion, who established the Forum in 1999, shared that HPC in the cloud is gaining traction, with new major growth areas coming from AI/ML/DL, big data analytics, and non-traditional HPC users from the enterprise space.
GitLab Commit, held in New York last week, brought us news that GitLab completed a $268 million Series E round of fundraising. The company reports that it is now valued at $2.75 billion and that it plans to invest the cash infusion in its DevOps platform offerings -- including monitoring, security, and planning.
On October 11, 2019, Flux7 and AWS HPC experts will lead a one-day intensive technical workshop on AWS HPC services. Attendees to the hands-on training session will learn about services such as Batch, Parallel Cluster, Elastic Fabric Adapter (EFA), FSX for Lustre, and more. In this introductory session, through a mix of classroom training and hands-on labs led by AWS Solutions Architects, you will learn about AWS HPC services as well as best practices and select industry workloads.