Chip Shot: Intel Parallel Computing Centers Announced to Accelerate Discovery in High Performance Computing

Today Intel announced the Intel Parallel Computing Center program aimed to accelerate the creation of open standard, portable and scalable parallel applications by combining computational science, hardware, programmer tools, compilers and libraries, with domain knowledge and expertise. The first five centers are CINECA, Purdue University, Texas Advanced Computing Center at the University of Texas (TACC), The University of Tennessee, and Zuse Institut Berlin (ZIB). Raj Hazra, vice president and general manager of Technical Computing Group at Intel, shares his thoughts about this new initiative in his blog. Also James Reinders, from Intel Software Solutions Group talks about top 3 concerns he hears from programmers and how IPCC can help addressing them.