News Archive, April 2018

News Archive

April 2018

  • ESnet Staff Take Expertise on the Road to Help Universities Operate Innovative Networks

    April 05, 2018

    Workshops reach 750 engineers at 360 institutions Although ESnet is well known for its expertise in supporting the transfer of datasets across the country and around the globe, for the past four years the facility's staff has also been transferring their networking expertise to staff at other research and education organizations.

  • Containing the Complexity of the Long Tail

    April 19, 2018

    HPC and computing resources now reach an ever increasing and wider audience, extending out from the “usual suspects” in traditional modeling and simulation, into what is now being called the proverbial “long tail of science”. In support of this long tail, a new breed of research software engineers, research computing facilitators and scientists are needed. Even the very computer systems themselves are getting monikers related to such “long tails”. Recent NSF machines Jetstream and Comet as two very visible examples are each named as a hat tip to “long tails”.