SGCI, NCSA, XSEDE to Collaborate on Developing Delta, an NSF-Funded Advanced Computing System

SGCI is proud to be a partner in the development of Delta, a $10 million National Science Foundation-funded advanced computing system. Housed at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois and allocatable through XSEDE, Delta will offer a massive amount of GPU computing performance with a focus on science gateways support and improved accessibility for researchers.  Delta will boast a forward-looking design by leveraging graphics...

PEARC20 Plenary Introduces Five Upcoming NSF-Funded HPC Systems Including SGCI Collaboration Delta

Five new HPC systems—three National Science Foundation-funded “Capacity” systems and two “Innovative Prototype/Testbed” systems—will be coming online through the end of 2021. One of the systems, the Category I Delta system, will have more than 800 late-model Nvidia GPUs. The $10-million resource will be the largest GPU system by FLOPS in NSF’s portfolio at launch. Among other things, Delta will feature a rich variety of interfaces, from command-line to science gateways,...