Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University Deploys AMD-based Supercomputer

TOKYO, Japan, Oct. 1 — Today, AMD and Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) , announced the deployment of AMD EPYC 7702 processors for use in a new, high performance computing system. The EPYC- processor-based supercomputer will deliver the 2.36 petaflops of computing power OIST plans to use for scientific research at the University.

The Scientific Computing & Data Analysis Section (SCDA) of OIST plans to implement the new supercomputer for supporting OIST computationally intensive research ranging from bioinformatics, computational neuroscience, and physics. SCDA adopted AMD EPYC after significant growth, including a 2X increase in users.

“2020 is a milestone year for OIST with new research units expanding the number of research areas. This growth is driving a significant increase in our computational needs,” said

Eddy Taillefer, Ph.D., Section Leader, Scientific Computing & Data Analysis Section. “Under the common resource model for which the computing system

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Exolaunch Delivers 15 Small Satellites into Orbit on a Soyuz Rideshare Mission, Deploys 100th Payload into Space

Exolaunch Delivers 15 Small Satellites into Orbit on a Soyuz Rideshare Mission, Deploys 100th Payload into Space

Press Release
From: EXOLAUNCH
Posted: Monday, September 28, 2020

Exolaunch, the leader in rideshare launch and deployment services for the New Space industry, announced a successful launch of 15 commercial, governmental and scientific satellites for its customers from Europe, Canada, the UAE and the U.S. The Mission dubbed “Wanderlust,” Desire to Travel, lifted off on September 28 at 11:20 UTC on a Soyuz-2 rocket, marking over 100 satellites deployed by the company. 

 

On this mission, Exolaunch provided comprehensive launch, deployment, mission management and integration services to Kepler Communications, Spire Global, the UAE Space Agency, Technische Universität Berlin, Würzburg Center for Telematics and two unnamed commercial customers. 

 

The company confirmed successful separation of three microsatellites weighing within 100 kg and 12 nanosatellites into a sun-synchronous orbit of 575 km. These smallsats have various

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PadSquad Deploys the Iguazio Data Science Platform to Predict Ad Performance in Real-Time

  • PadSquad uses Iguazio to deliver high-performing interactive campaigns served in real-time for Fortune 500 brands including Intel, Verizon and Novartis.

  • The company analyzes behavioral data from multiple sources in order to serve the right ad creative to the right customer at the right moment.

  • Iguazio selected for ease of AI deployment and ability to bring data science solutions to market quickly and cost-effectively.

  • Padsquad uses Iguazio’s platform end-to-end on AWS.

Iguazio, the data science platform built for production and real-time machine learning applications, today announced it has been deployed by mobile software company PadSquad, to improve the relevance and performance of the digital campaigns they run for their customers worldwide.

PadSquad is revolutionizing traditional media with interactive features and innovative technologies that transform the audiences’ experience and engagement with ad creatives. Iguazio was deployed by PadSquad to use AI to improve ad performance and reduce media costs for their customers.

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