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,...

SGCI Partner NCSA Awarded $10 million by NSF for Deployment of Delta

The  National Science Foundation's  (NSF)  Innovative High-Performance Computing program , has awarded $10 million to the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) to deploy and operate Delta, an advanced computing and data resource that will shape the future of technology and practice in advanced research computing. With the deployment of the Delta system, NCSA takes an active role in expanding the adoption of  GPU-based computing  and continues to be...