MICW - Scalability of Comparative Analysis, Novel Algorithms and Tools: Weizhong Li

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San Diego Supercomputer Center's Weizhong Li on "Effective Analysis of NGS Metagenomic Data with Ultra-fast Clustering Algorithms" at the Metagenomics Informatics Challenges Workshop held at the DOE JGI on October 12-13, 2011.

Blue Bird Game

submitted by: SDSCStudentTECH

This game was created using Alice at an Alice Workshop hosted by the San Diego Supercomputer Center. For more information about student workshops visit http://education.sdsc.edu/studenttech/ .

Magician at the Fair

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This video was created at an Alice workshop at the San Diego Supercomputer Center. For more information about Student Workshops visit http://education.sdsc.edu/studenttech/ .

CPU vs GPU: AMBER Code Simulation

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The terminal view on the left shows a 'tail' of the AMBER code output for a simulation of Myoglobin, a protein found in muscle fibers. In this video, the output is being run on a single Intel E5462 2.80 GHz CPU. The terminal view on the right shows the same AMBER code output, but run on a single NVIDIA C1060 GPU. The GPU run is about 40 times faster than the CPU run.
Courtesy of Ross Walker, San Diego Supercomputer Center, UC San Diego.

CPU vs GPU: Protein Folding Simulation

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This simulation shows a protein folding simulation of TRPCage (an artificially designed protein) running in implicit solvent. The simulation shows a single Intel E5462 2.80GHz CPU versus an NVIDIA C1060 GPU.
Courtesy of Ross Walker, San Diego Supercomputer Center, UC San Diego.

'GlyphSea': A New Way to Visualize Vector Data

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Researchers at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) and other organizations within the University of California, San Diego, have developed a novel way to encode and display vector data that clearly shows magnitude and direction. This new visualization technique may help seismologists to accurately analyze ground movements for an earthquake, measure magnetic turbulence in deep space, or allow medical researchers to study areas such as blood flow and nutrient absorption.

Modeling Early Galaxies Using Radiation Hydrodynamics

submitted by: btolo
This simulation uses a flux-limited diffusion solver to explore the radiation hydrodynamics of early galaxies, in particular, the ionizing radiation created by Population III stars. At the time of this rendering, the simulation has evolved to a redshift of 3.5. The simulation volume is 11.2 comoving megaparsecs, and has a uniform grid of 1024^3 cells, with over 1 billion dark matter and star particles. The simulation was computed on resources of the National Institute for Computational...

SDSC 25th Anniversary

submitted by: Phil

This presentation describes my interactions with the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) over the past 15 years as part of the celebration of 25 years of SDSC which will take place on October 12, 2010.

Inca: User Level Grid Monitoring presented by Shava Smallen

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Shava Smallen, the lead grid computing programmer for Inca, discusses how Inca detects Grid infrastructure problems by executing periodic, automated, user-level testing of Grid software and services. For further information see: http://inca.sdsc.edu/

San Diego Supercomputer Center Building Dedication Ceremony (part 7 of 7)

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With the press of a large 'I/O' button and strobe lights simulating a "powering up" sequence, officials of the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) and University of California, San Diego ushered in the next era of data-intensive computing by dedicating a new, energy-efficient building extension as a key resource for UC San Diego and beyond. Part 7 of 7 - "Ribbon Cutting" SDSC Building Dedication Website