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TOP500 Stunt Machine Heads to Vegas

Sep 18, 2014 |

Remember “Cherry Creek,” the Intel-designed supercomputer that ran for the duration of SC13 Supercomputing Conference? This “demonstration” system achieved a 400 ranking on that November’s TOP500 list based on a Linpack performance of 131.5 teraflops and a 41st ranking on the subsequent Green500. Intel built the supercomputer in partnership with Supermicro and Bright Computing as Read more…

New Haswells Spark Open Season for HPC Systems

Sep 15, 2014 |

What do you get when you add more cores, improved memory bandwidth, and a notable uptick in performance out of a freshly-launched chip? One hell of a lot of announcements from a broad, hungry base of server makers. And to be fair, a lot of excitement from the HPC user community to boot. While one Read more…

CEO of HPC’s Silent Giant Offers Outlook

Sep 3, 2014 |

In high performance computing, SuperMicro is a force that is seen but rarely heard. They are often found at all the major supercomputing events even if it’s uncommon to hear about large procurements or installations. However, don’t mistake this lack of news as absence of action—the company’s role in HPC is strong and is set Read more…

Iowa State Accelerates Science with GPU-Phi Supercomputer

Sep 6, 2013 |

Iowa State has taken delivery of its most powerful supercomputer yet. The 4,768 core “Cyence” HPC cluster – accelerated by NVIDIA GPUs and Intel Xeon Phis – is the touchstone of a $2.6 million project to revitalize HPC-based research at Iowa State…

Another Proof Point for Oil-Cooled Servers

Sep 5, 2012 |

Intel chips keep their cool in oil bath built by Green Revolution Computing.

The Weekly Top Five

Mar 3, 2011 |

The Weekly Top Five features the five biggest HPC stories of the week, condensed for your reading pleasure. This week, we cover SDSC’s newest supercomputing addition; Canada’s big supercomputing allocation; NVIDIA’s CUDA Toolkit enhancements; a joint public-private manufacturing initiative; and Supermicro’s latest offerings.

Otoy Says Supercomputer Will Enable Revolutionary Games-On-Demand Service

Mar 10, 2010 |

Supercomputing cloud to host video gaming service.

Intel Microserver Latest to Crowded Physicalization Party

Nov 3, 2009 |

Datacenter builders are being titillated by the new breed of low power, one-instance servers.