Posts Tagged ‘visit’

VisIt 2.3 Available

by Randall Handon June 27, 2011
VisIt 2.3 is now available, boasting new cumulative queries in selections, and new file readers for VelodyneCLE AMR, Nek5000, and some Cale formats.  Support for Xdmf has improved, and they’ve got some exciting new features for parallel users: VisIt’s X launching and parallel GPU acceleration features have been rewritten to mesh better with modern cluster […]


Workshop on Visualization of Large Scientific Data

by Randall Handon June 3, 2011
In just a few weeks, the CINECA supercomputing centre in Bologna, Italy will be hosting a Workshop on Visualization of Large Scientific Data. The scientific community is presently witnessing an unprecedented growth in the quality and quantity of data coming from simulations and real-world experiments. Moreover writing results of numerical simulations to disk files has […]

Hurricane Simulation Visualized with VisIt

by Paul Adamson April 3, 2010
While I have never been to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, I have been a fan of their VisIt visualization tool. Empisys generated this movie using Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) simulation data published by the University Center for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) in Boulder, Colorado. This weather model simulates a large hurricane in the Gulf of […]

Open Invitation for VisIt Benchmark Ideas

by Randall Handon November 2, 2009
After we reported on the inclusion of VisIt into the SuperComputing 2009 Student Cluster Competition, Hank Childs stopped by to post some information. As far as the benchmarks: the evaluation criteria is still being determined. From an HPC perspective, we obviously want to stress I/O, compute, and communication. My initial thoughts were to upsample a […]

SC09 Student Cluster Competition: Go Green!

by Randall Handon October 30, 2009
The rules have been set for this year’s SuperComputing Student Cluster competition, and this year it’s all about “Go Green”. This year’s SC09 Student Cluster Competition is built around a “Go Green!” theme, tying it in with this year’s show. Just like the previous competition, this year’s rules have capped the overall power requirements of […]

VisWeek2009: VisIt Tutorial

by Randall Handon October 14, 2009
On Monday afternoon I attended the VisIt Tutorial, taught by the ever-knowledgeable Sean Ahern and Hank Childs. The tutorial covered all the major parts you could hope for: Basic usage, advanced functionality, expressions, client-server, analysis, and finally development.  I thought I’ld cover some of the highlights for you in case you couldn’t make it yourself. […]

VisWeek 2009 Preview

by Alark Joshion October 9, 2009
VisWeek is the annual Visualization conference where researchers, users and enthusiasts of data visualization meet to present their work and discuss new ideas. This year the conference will be in Atlantic City, NJ from October 11th-16th and promises to be a very exciting event. In this post, I focus more on a preview from the […]

SC09 Visualization Tutorials

by Randall Handon September 14, 2009
The guys at SuperComputing have published a list of the tutorials that will be underway on November 15th and 16th, and there’s a few Visualization tutorials you may want to check out if you’re in the Portland, OR area. Nov15 8:30am – noon : (S09) VisIt – Visualization & Analysis for Very Large Data Sets […]