Tag: UK

UK Creates Massive 200,000-Core ‘HPC Service’

Feb 7, 2013 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/HECToR_phase3_cabs4_150x.jpg” alt=”” width=”101″ height=”56″ />The United Kingdom is rapidly ramping up its HPC capabilities. The nation just launched its third HPC service in the last 12 months, a 200,000-core powerhouse, called “Accelerator,” designed to accommodate a wide range of academic and industry workloads.

Germany Comes Out on Top with JUQUEEN

Dec 13, 2012 |

Three of Europe’s top ten supercomputers are in Germany, including the number one and number two systems.

HPC Powers Unite!

Jul 3, 2012 |

The Imperial College London and the University of Cambridge have joined forces to offer HPC-as-a-Service to the UK business community.

US Cloud Providers Struggle With Data Privacy Laws

May 8, 2012 |

The Patriot Act leads foreign governments to question the security of US cloud services.

UK Government Opens CloudStore

Feb 21, 2012 |

UK’s CloudStore aims to change the face of public sector ICT procurement by offering 1,700 services in an app-store format.

The Weekly Top Five

Mar 31, 2011 |

The Weekly Top Five features the five biggest HPC stories of the week, condensed for your reading pleasure. This week, we cover the UK-based Atomic Weapons Establishment’s selection of two SGI Altix systems; Platform Computing’s new solution for managing “big data”; the effect of rising sea levels on the North Carolina coastal region; SDSC’s new portal for conducting phylogenetic research; and the selection of Ian Foster for this year’s IEEE Tsutomu Kanai Award.

Fujitsu Renews HPC Vows with UK Grid Project

Mar 22, 2011 |

Although it has been a staple in the HPC ecosystem for decades, Fujitsu claims it wants to reinvigorate its commitment to high performance computing, beginning with a large distributed grid in the UK.

The Week in Review

Dec 9, 2010 |

UK supercomputing agency seeks out US partners for collaboration on high-end software; and TACC selects Bright Cluster Manager for its FutureGrid cluster. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup.