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Details Emerging on Japan’s Future Exascale System

Mar 18, 2014 |

The Big Data and Extreme Computing meeting in Fukuoka, Japan concluded recently, pushing a great deal of information about international progress toward exascale initiatives into the global community. As the host country, Japan had ample opportunity to gather many of the researchers building out the next incarnation of the K Computer, which is expected to Read more…

Japan’s Manufacturers Cozy Up to Supercomputing

Jan 27, 2014 |

Beyond a pure passion for technology and the thrill of turning ideas into reality, there is a hugely practical basis for investment in advanced computing. Supercomputers and other computational technologies bolster economic competitiveness, a notion that nearly all academic, industry and government leaders have embraced. As supercomputers become more powerful, manufacturers can run bigger and Read more…

Floating Funding to Exascale Island

May 9, 2013 |

The Japanese government has revealed its plans to best its previous K Computer efforts with what they hope will be the first exascale system…

A Tale of Two Power Envelopes

Apr 10, 2012 |

Increases in the energy efficiency of microprocessors and sensors launched the mobile computing industry, but has left supercomputing users wanting more.

Working Fast to Slow Things Down

Feb 13, 2012 |

Tokyo prof using supercomputers to push the envelope on cancer drugs.

What I Learned at the International Supercomputing Conference

Jun 23, 2011 |

HPC accelerator competition is heating up and Japanese supers are scrambling for watts.