IDC Perspective on Integration of Quantum Computing and HPC

June 20, 2022

The insatiable need to compress time to insights from massive and complex datasets is fueling the demand for quantum computing integration into high performance computing (HPC) environments. Such an integration would allow enterprises to accelerate and optimize current HPC applications and processes by simulating and emulating them on today’s noisy... Read more…

D-Wave Debuts Advantage2 Prototype; Seeks User Exploration and Feedback

June 16, 2022

Starting today, D-Wave Systems is providing access to a 500-plus-qubit prototype of its forthcoming 7000-qubit Advantage2 quantum annealing computer, which is d Read more…

EuroHPC Announces First Exascale Supercomputer and Four Other Systems

June 15, 2022

Just a couple of weeks ago, EuroHPC Executive Director Anders Jensen told HPCwire that there would be big news coming out of the meeting of EuroHPC’s governing board in Kajaani, Finland yesterday. He wasn’t joking: today, the EuroHPC Joint Undertaking announced the first details of its first exascale system and also announced host sites and names for four additional... Read more…

Quantinuum Debuts 20-Qubit H1-1 System; JPMorgan Chase Showcases its Strength

June 14, 2022

Quantinuum today announced a significant upgrade to its ion trap quantum computer, H1-1, which now has 20 qubits – up from 12 qubits – and features all-to-a Read more…

NSF Issues DCL on Supplemental Funding Access to Cloud-based Quantum Computing

June 13, 2022

Looking for more access to quantum computing resources? The National Sciences Foundation (NSF) recently reiterated its support for supplemental funding for access to cloud-based quantum computing resources via Amazon, IBM, and Microsoft. The latest Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) on the topic is very similar to one issued in 2020, which initiated the program. Reprinted below... Read more…

As LUMI Launches, a Look at the State of EuroHPC

June 13, 2022

Today, the LUMI pre-exascale supercomputer was inaugurated in Kajaani, Finland. LUMI—which currently weighs in around 152 Linpack petaflops, but is expected to soon exceed 375—represents the largest success thus far of the EuroHPC Joint Undertaking, Europe’s concerted supercomputing play. LUMI marks the beginning of the end for the first phase of EuroHPC, but the... Read more…

Q&A with IBM Quantum’s Jay Gambetta, an HPCwire Person to Watch in 2022

June 9, 2022

HPCwire presents our interview with Jay Gambetta, IBM Fellow and VP, Quantum, and an HPCwire 2022 Person to Watch. Few companies have tackled as many parts of t Read more…

Start-up Agnostiq Tackles HPC-Quantum Workflow Development

June 9, 2022

Imagine some years hence the HPC landscape, already confusing in its heterogeneity, also includes quantum computing resources. How does a user choose from among Read more…

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