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Bull Unveils Exascale Program

Nov 25, 2014 |

PARIS, France, Nov. 25 — Bull, an Atos company, has unveiled its exascale program. The main ambition of this program is to design and develop in Europe the next generation of supercomputers that will contribute to producing world-class solutions for both research and industrial purposes. With one of the largest teams dedicated to High-Performance Computing (HPC) Read more…

Two Berkeley Lab Scientists Named AAAS Fellows

Nov 25, 2014 |

Nov. 25 — Two scientists from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for 2014.  William Collins, a climate scientist with Berkeley Lab’s  Earth Sciences Division, and Heinz Frei, a chemist with Berkeley Lab’s Physical Biosciences Division, were among the 401 Read more…

Magma Adds the ExpressBox 3400 to HPC Expansion Product Line

Nov 25, 2014 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 25 — Magma, a manufacturer of expansion computing solutions, today announced the addition of the ExpressBox 3400 Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe) expansion system to its growing line of Gen 3 PCI Express expansion chassis. The EB3400, targeted for High Performance Computing (HPC) and industrial computing applications, features PCIe Gen 3 connectivity and Read more…

NSF Announces Support for New Supercomputing Acquisitions

Nov 24, 2014 |

Nov. 24 — Tens of thousands of researchers nationwide currently harness the power of massive supercomputers to solve research problems that cannot be answered in the lab. However, studies show this represents only a fraction of the potential users of such resources. As supercomputing–also known as high performance computing or HPC–becomes central to the work Read more…

Terascala TeraOS Software Powering HPC Storage Systems at CAC

Nov 24, 2014 |

BOSTON, Mass., Nov. 24 — Terascala, the industry leader in High Performance Computing (HPC) storage management software, today announced that its TeraOS software is powering two HPC storage systems 24×7 at the Cornell University Center for Advanced Computing (CAC). For these systems, Terascala provides the software stack that has been pre-certified on the Dell | Terascala HPC Storage Solution (HSS). Cornell Read more…

CBS Selects Mellanox InfiniBand for New Supercomputer

Nov 24, 2014 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & YOKNEAM, Israel, Nov. 24 — Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions, today announced the Center for Biological and Sequence Analysis (CBS) at the Risø Campus of Denmark Technical University (DTU) has selected Mellanox’s end-to-end FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand solution for the center’s new supercomputer, making Denmark a global leader Read more…

GCS HPC Systems Positioned in Top 20 of TOP500 List

Nov 24, 2014 |

BERLIN, Germany, Nov. 24 — The Gauss Centre for Supercomputing (GCS) further strengthened its position as a global player in High-Performance Computing (HPC). With it’s latest HPC-System, the recently installed supercomputer Hornet of the High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS), making its debut in the TOP500 list of November 2014 as new number 16, GCS now Read more…

Altair to Showcase Cloud Technology at Event Series

Nov 24, 2014 |

TROY, Mich., Nov. 24 — Altair today announced that the company will host a global event series on cloud computing topics, titled ATCx Cloud: Infinite Design Exploration, beginning in the U.K. in December and continuing into 2015 in Germany, France, India, Japan, and the U.S. Customers spanning multiple industries will present their successes using Altair’s cloud computer-aided engineering (CAE) Read more…

SC14 Recognizes Outstanding Achievements in HPC

Nov 24, 2014 |

NEW ORLEANS, La., Nov. 24 — Supercomputing 2014 (SC14), the international conference for high performance computing, networking, storage and analysis, celebrated the contributions of researchers, from those just starting their careers to those whose contributions have made lasting impacts, in a special awards session. The conference drew over 10,160 registered attendees who attended a technical program Read more…

AMD FirePro Awarded Top Spot on Green500 List

Nov 24, 2014 |

NEW ORLEANS, La., Nov. 24 — AMD powers the L-CSC cluster at the GSI research facility achieving the number one position for supercomputers on the latest Green500 List, a ranking of the 500 most energy-efficient supercomputers in the world, with recognition as the world’s leader in energy-efficient high performance GPU computing (HPL). The L-CSC cluster is installed at Read more…