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Using HPC Cloud, Researchers Investigate the COVID-19 Lab Leak Hypothesis

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Berkeley Lab Debuts Perlmutter, World’s Fastest AI Supercomputer

May 27, 2021

A ribbon-cutting ceremony held virtually at Berkeley Lab's National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) today marked the official launch of Perlmutter – aka NERSC-9 – the GPU-accelerated supercomputer built by HPE in partnership with Nvidia and AMD. Read more…

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May 25, 2021

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OCI Jumps into Arm with Instances and Aggressive Developer Program

May 25, 2021

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) today launched a multi-prong Arm initiative including instances (VM and bare metal) based on Ampere’s Altra microprocessor, Read more…

HLRS HPC Helps to Model Muscle Movements

May 13, 2021

The growing scale of HPC is allowing simulation of more and more complex systems at greater detail than ever before, particularly in the biological research sph Read more…

Hyperion Offers Snapshot of Quantum Computing Market

May 13, 2021

The nascent quantum computer (QC) market will grow 27 percent annually (CAGR) reaching $830 million in 2024 according to an update provided today by analyst fir Read more…

Hyperion: HPC Server Market Ekes 1 Percent Gain in 2020, Storage Poised for ‘Tipping Point’

May 12, 2021

The HPC User Forum meeting taking place virtually this week (May 11-13) kicked off with Hyperion Research’s market update, covering the 2020 period. Although Read more…

IBM Debuts Qiskit Runtime for Quantum Computing; Reports Dramatic Speed-up

May 11, 2021

In conjunction with its virtual Think event, IBM today introduced an enhanced Qiskit Runtime Software for quantum computing, which it says demonstrated 120x spe Read more…

Supercomputer-Powered CRISPR Simulation Lights Path to Better DNA Editing

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CRISPR-Cas9 – mostly just known as CRISPR – is a powerful genome editing tool that uses an enzyme (Cas9) to slice off sections of DNA and a guide RNA to rep Read more…

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