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Supercomputer-on-a-Chip Delivers Synthetic Vision

Sep 16, 2010 |

FPGA-based system could make driver licenses obsolete.

Quantum Computer Simulation: New World Record on JUGENE

Jun 28, 2010 |

The civil engineer Konrad Zuse was born in Berlin exactly 100 years ago. In 1941, he built the world’s first computer. And thanks to his pioneering work, the scientists at the Jülich Supercomputing Center have now succeeded in setting a world record by simulating the largest quantum computer system with 42 qubits.

Pico Computing Takes Scale-Up Approach to FPGAs

Feb 17, 2010 |

As high performance computing vendors polish their server and workstation portfolios with the latest multicore CPU and GPGPU wonders, Pico Computing is quietly making inroads into the HPC application space with its FPGA-based platforms. By picking the spots where reconfigurable computing makes the most sense, the company is looking to leverage its scalable FPGA technology to greatest effect.

CHREC Is Doubling FPGAs in Novo-G Super

Jan 21, 2010 |

Upgraded machine will sport 192 FPGAs and nearly a terabyte of memory.

Accelerated Methods for Bioinformatics Analysis

Jan 20, 2010 |

A bioinformatics scientist looks beyond the Linux cluster.

Intel Linked with HPC Boost Buy

Jan 18, 2010 |

Could the chip maker’s rumored interest in FPGAs be part of an HPC strategy?

Workshop Focuses on Use of Manycore and Accelerator-based Computing for Advancing Science

Dec 16, 2009 |

Online, at conferences and in theory, manycore processors and the use of accelerators such as GPUs and FPGAs are being viewed as the next big revolution in high performance computing. If they can live up to the potential, these accelerators could someday transform how computational science is performed, providing much more computing power and energy efficiency.

Reconfigurable Computing Research Pushes Forward

Nov 20, 2009 |

Despite all the all the recent hoopla about GPGPUs and eight-core CPUs, proponents of reconfigurable computing continue to sing the praises of FPGA-based HPC. We got the opportunity to ask Dr. Alan George, who runs the NSF Center for High-Performance Reconfigurable Computing, about the work going on there and what he thinks the technology can offer to high performance computing users.

Mitrionics Looks Beyond FPGAs

Nov 18, 2009 |

Mitrionics has begun work on an experimental compiler that aims to make parallel programming architecture-agnostic. We asked Stefan Möhl, Mitrionics’ chief science officer and co-founder, what’s behind the new technology and what prompted the decision to expand beyond their FPGA roots.

SC09 Ready Or Not

Nov 13, 2009 |

Once more unto the breach.

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