The Weekly Top Five features the five biggest HPC stories of the week, condensed for your reading pleasure. This week, we cover ISRO’s newest supercomputer; Tokyo Tech’s selection of EM Photonics’ CULA library; Intel’s 3-D transistor breakthrough; the latest LSF Tools from Platform Computing; and SciNet’s new NextIO GPU-based system.
India announced a vast improvement over its former top supercomputer this morning with the introduction of the GPU-boosted SAGA-220, a 220-teraflop machine designed to tackle some of the country’s most challenging space and aeronautical problems.
New supercomputer will be used to design complex launch vehicles.
Latest x86 chips fuel burgeoning HPC build-out.