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Jordan Unveils PS3-based Supercomputer

Mar 7, 2013 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/IMAN1small.jpg” alt=”” width=”95″ height=”95″ />The Jordanian government has requisitioned a custom-built supercomputer, which is now being used by universities across the country. What it’s made of may be surprising – but it’s not unprecedented.

IBM Ponders the Exascale

Dec 9, 2009 |

Over the next ten years of HPC history, the mainstream teraflop systems of today will evolve into the petaflop systems of tomorrow, while the leading-edge petaflop supercomputers will be replaced by exaflop machines. As the most diverse player in the HPC server business, IBM has some unique advantages as it charts a path toward the exascale milestone.