Cray Rolls Out AMD-Based CS500; More to Follow?

Cray was the latest OEM to bring AMD back into the fold with introduction today of a CS500 option based on AMD’s Epyc processor line. The move follows Cray’s introduction of an ARM-based syst

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IBM: Software Ecosystem for OpenPOWER is Ready for Prime Time

With key pieces of the IBM/OpenPOWER versus Intel/x86 gambit settling into place – e.g., the arrival of Power9 chips and Power9-based systems, hyperscaler support including a vote of confidence

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US Plans $1.8 Billion Spend on DOE Exascale Supercomputing

On Monday, the United States Department of Energy announced its intention to procure up to three exascale supercomputers at a cost of up to $1.8 billion with the release of the much-anticipated C

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University of Stuttgart Advances MegaMol Cross-Platform Visualization Framework

April 16, 2018

The MegaMol team at the Visualization Research Center of the University of Stuttgart (VISUS) works each day to empower discoveries in fields like biochemistry, Read more…

By Rob Johnson

Trio of Heavy Hitters Talk Shop at Supercomputing Frontiers Europe 2018

April 11, 2018

Organizers of Supercomputing Frontiers Europe 2018, held in Warsaw, Poland, last month, have posted brief, fascinating video interviews with three prominent key Read more…

By John Russell

Transitioning from Big Data to Discovery: Data Management as a Keystone Analytics Strategy

April 9, 2018

The past 10-15 years has seen a stark rise in the density, size, and diversity of scientific data being generated in every scientific discipline in the world. Key among the sciences has been the explosion of laboratory technologies that generate large amounts of data in life-sciences and healthcare research. Large amounts of data are now being stored in very large storage name spaces, with little to no organization and a general unease about how to approach analyzing it. Read more…

By Ari Berman, BioTeam, Inc.

TACC Simulates Dangers of Low Earth Orbit to Astronauts

April 4, 2018

Much remains unknown about the hazards the space environment will present to future space travelers. Recent simulations conducted by researchers from Texas A&am Read more…

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Nvidia Unveils Clara: an AI-driven Medical Imaging Supercomputer

March 28, 2018

During his wide-ranging keynote yesterday at GTC, Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang outlined the company’s ambitious plan to build a medical imaging supercomputer – C Read more…

By John Russell

Beyond Bitcoin: Evolving Blockchain Use Cases

March 26, 2018

I’ve become blockchain-curious given the many, ubiquitous non-financial applications that have cropped up ever since cryptocurrencies gave it a controversial Read more…

By Elizabeth Leake

HPC Cloud Provider Nimbix Rolls Out IBM Power9 Targeting AI

March 22, 2018

HPC cloud specialist Nimbix this week announced the addition of IBM’s Power9 technology to the Nimbix cloud starting with an early access “gated program” Read more…

By John Russell

Deep Learning at 15 PFlops Enables Training for Extreme Weather Identification at Scale

March 19, 2018

Petaflop per second deep learning training performance on the NERSC (National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center) Cori supercomputer has given climate Read more…

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