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University of Liverpool Signs Up for Bull Supercomputer

Jan 8, 2013 |

40-teraflop machine will replace aging stable of clusters.

The New Breed of Accelerators from NVIDIA, Intel and AMD Square Off

Dec 6, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/Xeon_Phi_chip_small.jpg” alt=”” width=”96″ height=”79″ />With the recent introduction of Intel’s first Xeon Phi coprocessors, NVIDIA’s latest Kepler GPUs, and AMD’s new FirePro S10000 graphics cards, the competition for HPC chip componentry has entered a new phase. The three chipmakers have taken somewhat different paths, though, and it will be up to the market to decide which vendor’s approach will win the day.

Cray Launches Cascade, Embraces Intel-Based Supercomputing

Nov 8, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/Cray_XC30_small.jpg” alt=”” width=”95″ height=”86″ />AMD-loving Cray has launched the XC30 supercomputer, a product line that will be powered by Intel Xeon processors. The platform is based on the company’s “Cascade” architecture, which is designed to bring a variety of processors and coprocessors under a common infrastructure. XC will become Cray’s flagship computing platform as it phases out its XE and XK line over the next year or so.

Entry-Level HPC: Proven at a Petaflop, Affordably Priced!

May 30, 2012 |

Don’t have a super budget? You can still own a premier high performance supercomputer with proven technology and reliability. New entry-level configurations and options enable you to configure the optimal balance of price, performance, power, and footprint for your unique and exacting requirements.

Top Indian Supercomputer Boots Up at Space Center

May 2, 2011 |

India announced a vast improvement over its former top supercomputer this morning with the introduction of the GPU-boosted SAGA-220, a 220-teraflop machine designed to tackle some of the country’s most challenging space and aeronautical problems.

NVIDIA Reveals CUDA GPU Roadmap

Sep 22, 2010 |

GPU maker talks about life after Fermi.

Passwords No Match for GPGPUs

Aug 16, 2010 |

GPU technology threatens IT security model.

HPC Software Losing Ground to Hardware Parallelism

Aug 10, 2010 |

Applications embarrassingly not parallel.

Vanderbilt HPC Center to Add GPU Cluster

Jul 29, 2010 |

University opts for GPGPU technology to support scientific research.

Sometimes Accomplishment Is Starting Something New Rather than Finishing Something Old

Jun 2, 2010 |

Even as we gain a footing in the era of petaflops computing, we have set in motion the exploration of the undiscovered domain of exaflops computing. This year has seen the launching of multiple programs to develop the concepts, architectures, software stack, programming models, and new families of parallel algorithms necessary to enable the practical realization of exaflops capability prior to the end of this decade.