Since 1986 - Covering the Fastest Computers in the World and the People Who Run Them

Language Flags

Tag: psc

NCGAS Makes HPC a Mainstay Tool for Biologists

Aug 22, 2013 |

The National Center for Genome Analysis Support (NCGAS) at Indiana University has expanded its services to help biologists use high-performance computing, NCGAS’ manager announced at a July 23 presentation at the XSEDE13 conference in San Diego.

Research Described at XSEDE13 Promises Fast Analysis of Markets

Aug 7, 2013 |

Thanks to a number of high-performance computing resources in the NSF’s XSEDE network, research by investigators at Cornell University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is profoundly changing how regulatory authorities and researchers monitor the major U.S. stock exchanges.

PSC Tests New Shared Memory Waters

Jul 1, 2013 |

The Pittsburgh Supercomputer Center recently announced a new step in its path to discover new routes to solving memory and I/O problems for data-intensive applications. While they already have a stable of systems that take new approaches to shared memory and have looked to software-based solutions as alternatives, they have now turned to Numascale to dip their toe in the hardware-based…

Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center Welcomes ‘Sherlock’

Feb 1, 2013 |

The Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center celebrates the arrival of its newest supercomputer.

The Weekly Top Five

May 26, 2011 |

The Weekly Top Five features the five biggest HPC stories of the week, condensed for your reading pleasure. This week, we cover the NC State effort to overcome the memory limitations of multicore chips; the sale of the first-ever commercial quantum computing system; Cray’s first GPU-accelerated machine; speedier machine learning algorithms; and the connection between shrinking budgets and increased reliance on modeling and simulation.

A Tale of Two GPU Computing Models

May 26, 2011 |

CUDA versus OpenMP for GPUs. What’s a developer to do?

Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center Celebrates 25 Years

Apr 12, 2011 |

As the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center prepares to celebrate its 25-year anniversary, three founders provide perspective.

Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center Kicking It Old School

Oct 12, 2010 |

Like the iconic blacklight, PSC’s new shared memory system is a blast from the past.

The Week in Review

May 6, 2010 |

D.E. Shaw Research loans specialized supercomputer to Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center for biomolecular research, while NIH provides the operating funds; and NCSA climate change models show earth’s temperatures are rising in response to human activity, but it’s not too late to act. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup.

SGI, PSC, and NSF – Update

Jul 30, 2009 |

Rumors of an SGI-NSF reconciliation for the petaflop supercomputer deal.