Big Compute

Big Compute
If you dream of a future where computing power is limitless and available on-demand, check out the Big Compute Podcast!

FedRAMP, GPUs and the future of Federal Agency Computing
Nov 20, 2019 • 38 min
Kevin Kelly hosts Christopher Chang, Computational Scientist and Acting HPC User Program Lead at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. They discuss the incredible capability of scalable high performance computing (HPC), now available securely through…
HPC and Diversity: Life lessons from Irene Qualters
May 30, 2019 • 38 min
Gabriel Broner hosts Irene Qualters to discuss her career and the evolution of HPC. Irene, an HPC pioneer, went from being a young female engineer working with Seymour Cray to become president of Cray. She then reinvented herself to work in the pharma…
HPC and Genomics Revolutionize Medicine
May 16, 2019 • 32 min
Gabriel Broner hosts Mark Borodkin, COO of Bionano Genomics, to discuss how genomics and HPC enable doctors and researchers to diagnose complex diseases and prescribe unique personalized treatments based on individual variations of the DNA.
Quantum Computing
Apr 25, 2019 • 41 min
Gabriel Broner hosts Steve Reinhardt to discuss Quantum Computing. Listen to the conversation covering what are quantum computers, what problems can be solved orders of magnitude faster than with traditional computers, where are we today, and what the…
Innovation in Antenna Design
Apr 11, 2019 • 28 min
In this Big Compute Podcast episode, Gabriel Broner hosts Mike Hollenbeck, founder and CTO at Optisys. Optisys is a startup that is changing the antenna industry. Using HPC in the cloud and 3D printing they are able to design customized antennas which are…
Accelerating HPC Workflows with AI
Mar 28, 2019
In this Big Compute Podcast episode, Gabriel Broner hosts Dave Turek, Vice President of HPC and Cognitive Systems at IBM, to discuss how AI enables the acceleration of HPC workflows. HPC has traditionally relied on simulation to represent the real world.…
Boom Supersonic – Pushing Boundaries in Aerospace Design
Mar 14, 2019 • 21 min
Gabriel Broner interviews Josh Krall, the CTO of Boom Supersonic. Boom is designing the next generation of supersonic airliners using HPC that is entirely in the cloud, replacing the decommissioned Concorde and re-opening trans-Atlantic flights at…
Rethinking HPC in Academia
Mar 3, 2019 • 33 min
Gabriel Broner hosts Marek Michalewicz, Director of ICM, the HPC center at the University of Warsaw to discuss Rethinking HPC in Academia. With the advent of HPC cloud platforms, we may give every user access to systems on-premise, across multiple centers…
New Architectures in HPC
Feb 26, 2019 • 26 min
Host Gabriel Broner interviews Mike Woodacre, HPE Fellow, to discuss the shift from CPUs to an emerging diversity of architectures. Hear about the evolution of CPUs, the advent of GPUs with increasing data parallelism,memory-driven computing, and the…