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The Week in HPC Research

Feb 28, 2013 |

<img src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/world_connectivity_200x.jpg” alt=”” width=”95″ height=”70″ />The top research stories of the week include lessons learned from system failures; a cross-platform OpenCL implementation; the best memory to extract GPU’s potential; innovative ideas for next-generation interconnects; and the benefits of cloud storage to HPC applications.

Changing the Phase of Memory

Jun 26, 2012 |

Researchers look to boost speed of phase change memory.

Thoughts on Memory Trends from Micron’s Dean Klein

Jun 23, 2011 |

With all the focus on more powerful microprocessors, sometimes it’s easy to forget that speedier chips do no good if memory is your bottleneck. In the final ISC’11 keynote of the week, Micron Technology VP Dean Klein talked about technologies that can help to alleviate this problem. HPCwire asked Klein to preview the topic and give us his take on where he thinks memory technologies are heading, especially in regard to high performance computing.

Researchers Challenge NAND Flash with Phase Change Memory

Jun 6, 2011 |

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have built a solid state storage system that they claim outperforms state-of-the-art flash memory products. The new system, know as Moneta, uses phase change memory, a technology that some predict will replace the NAND flash memory used in nearly every solid state drive today.

Will 2010 See SSD Technology Topping Out?

Feb 2, 2010 |

What comes after NAND flash memory?

Phase Change Memory is Another Step Closer

Oct 28, 2009 |

Intel and Numonyx hit stackable milestone.