Scientific Computing is excited to be celebrating its 30th year in 2014. And in conjunction with our anniversary, we have a terrific line-up of expanded coverage and innovations we’ll be introducing throughout the coming months. Beginning with this issue – Emerging Technologies 2014 – we’re offering two user-friendly options for viewing issues of Scientific Computing and HPC Source: the Texterity digital viewer or our new Magzter app that allows you to download and read each issue anytime, anywhere.

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  6 Big Data Meets HPC

Addressing the major opportunities and challenges of the 21st century

12 Create Mobile to HPC Applications using a Single Source Tree

Basic tools are now available to test efficacy — it’s worth taking a look

16 Need for Speed: Ramping up the Velocity of Big Data

Big Data tools such as Grok and IBM Watson are enabling large organizations to behave more like agile startups



18 The Smart Lab: Fostering Bi-directional Data Flow

Mobile informatics has tremendous potential to improve productivity

20 Informatics Snapshot: METTLER TOLEDO LabX

When it comes to control and integration with laboratory instruments, this application excels

22 SciFinder: Chemistry/Biology References and More

A very efficient and extraordinarily useful tool for chemical and biological projects



26 Big Data Analytics Continues to Evolve

Size alone does not define big data — it is best defined as a combination of volume, velocity, variety and value