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Dell Buys Dell In Order To Expand Its Datacenter Server Business

Feb 6, 2013 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/dollar_sign_2.jpg” alt=”” width=”94″ height=”94″ />Michael Dell’s decision to take his company private is his attempt to solve The Innovator’s Dilemma. He wants to get beyond the PC business and into datacenters and HPC. It’s a bold and risky move, and may be his best chance of making the change happen.

Europeans Give Samsung CPU-GPU Chip a Go at Supercomputing

Nov 20, 2012 |

ARM-based CPU-GPU processor designed for mobile devices makes HPC debut.

From Mobile Phones to Supercomputers

Apr 4, 2012 |

With the race to crack the exaflops barrier underway, one project is looking to use some of the least powerful processors in the industry.

NVIDIA Tegra Processors Blaze the Way for ARM in Supercomputing

Nov 23, 2011 |

As has become apparent to nearly everyone in the HPC community, life beyond petascale supercomputing will be power limited. Many efforts around the world are now underway to address this problem, both by commercial interests and researchers. One such effort that brings both into play is the Mont-Blanc research project at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center, which is looking to exploit ARM processors, GPUs, and other off-the-shelf technologies to produce radically energy-efficient supercomputers.

Researchers Spin Up Supercomputer for Brain Simulation

Jul 7, 2011 |

SpiNNaker project will employ ARM processors to map virtual brain.

Apple’s iPad Gets a Linpack Workout

May 10, 2011 |

Tablet delivers 1990s-era TOP500 performance.

Intel Charts Path to Microserver Business

Mar 17, 2011 |

Chipmaker unveils roadmap with Atom server chip.

Attack of the Killer Micros Redux

Mar 3, 2011 |

Will ARM’s ubiquity in the consumer market doom the x86 in HPC?

ARM Processors Set to Challenge x86 On Its Own Turf

Feb 2, 2011 |

The dominance of the x86 in desktop machines, servers, and supercomputers will soon be challenged by the ARM microprocessor. That according Tudor Brown, ARM Holdings’ president and co-founder, who this week took a few shots at the x86 dynasty. Brown’s comments and recent events suggest future ARM-based processors could form a credible threat to high-end CPUs made by AMD and Intel.

NVIDIA ARMs Itself for Heterogeneous Computing Future

Jan 6, 2011 |

The days of PCI-attached discrete GPUs are numbered.