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The Week in Review

Oct 28, 2010 |

Chinese Tianhe-1A supercomputer exploits GPU power to deliver 2.5 petaflops; and Cray nabs a $60 million contract with the University of Stuttgart. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup.

The Other Exascale Challenge

Jun 10, 2010 |

Supercomputing apps may have to ditch the checkpoint-restart model.

The Union of HPC, the Cloud, and Performance: A Way Forward

Apr 12, 2010 |

It’s not simply about applications and cloud computing environments. In the context of HPC challenges; it is not simply hardware challenges but ability of the cloud to meet those challenges

2009-2019: A Look Back on a Decade of Supercomputing

Dec 15, 2009 |

As we turn the decade into the 2020s, we take a nostalgic look back at the last ten years of supercomputing. It’s amazing to think how much has changed in that time. Many of our older readers will recall how things were before the official Planetary Supercomputing Facilities at Shanghai, Oak Ridge and Saclay were established. Strange as it may seem now, each country — in fact, each university or company — had its own supercomputer!

Acquisitions of SGI, Sun Heading in Opposite Directions for HPC

May 14, 2009 |

Sun and SGI have followed similar trajectories throughout much of their linked histories, but it seems that’s about to change.

HPC Hardware is Free

Jan 21, 2009 |

In the big picture HPC hardware is a small part of the economic equation. What are the big parts?

Hardware Makers Eye Cloud Computing Building Boom

Oct 28, 2008 |

The growing popularity of cloud computing is creating opportunities for companies that make the hardware used by cloud’s large, scale-out datacenters.

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