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Cray Addresses Academic HPC Needs with Roundtable

Aug 15, 2013 |

Universities have been at the forefront of high performance computing for decades, and many of the world’s largest supercomputers run at academic institutions. But when it comes to HPC and academia, there is no one-size-fits-all solution, representatives from supercomputer maker Cray said at a recent roundtable.

Gordon Flashes Its Versatility in HPC Workloads

Jun 18, 2013 |

Researchers are finding innovative uses for Gordon, the 285 teraflop supercomputer housed at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) that has a unique Flash-based storage system. Since going online, researchers have put the incredibly fast I/O to use on a wide variety of workloads, ranging from chemistry to political science.

Supercomputing Transforms Data into Knowledge

Apr 17, 2013 |

Advances in data-intensive supercomputing increase understanding of autism and related disorders, set the stage for future treatments.

Trestles Crosses into Flash Territory

Jul 19, 2011 |

The San Diego Supercomputer Center is home to a potential proving ground for flash-based systems.

SDSC Puts Data at Center Stage

Sep 7, 2010 |

The naming of Michael Norman as director of the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) last week was long overdue. SDSC has been without an official director for more than 14 months, with Norman filling the spot as the interim head since last July. The appointment could mark something of a comeback for the center, which has not only gone director-less during this time, but has been operating without a high-end supercomputer as well.