Scaling the Exa

The petascale era of supercomputing is barely underway, but the effort to reach the exascale level has already begun. The University of Tennessee's Jack Dongarra has been involved with an interna

By Nicole Hemsoth

Sometimes Accomplishment Is Starting Something New Rather than Finishing Something Old

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 p

By Thomas Sterling and Chirag Dekate

Intel Unveils Plans for HPC Coprocessor

Chipmaker Intel is reviving the Larrabee technology for the HPC market, with plans to bring a manycore coprocessor to market in the next few years. During the ISC'10 opening keynote, Kirk Skaugen

By Michael Feldman

TOP500 Sluggish, But Chinese Supers May Portend Big Changes Ahead

A Chinese supercomputer called Nebulae, powered by the latest Fermi GPUs, grabbed the number two spot on the TOP500 list announced earlier today. The new machine delivered 1.27 petaflops of Linpa

By Michael Feldman

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A Week at the International Supercomputing Conference

June 11, 2010

Tom Tabor, publisher of HPCwire and HPC in the Cloud, gives his perspective on SC'10, which just celebrated its 25th year with the biggest turnout yet. Read more…

By Tom Tabor

Videocast: ISC’10 Winners and Losers, Show Wrap-Up

June 7, 2010

Addison and Michael are joined by Nicole Hemsoth, editor of HPC in the Cloud, to offer their impressions of ISC'10. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Impressions of ISC 2010

June 3, 2010

Returning to ISC after a hiatus of several years and viewing the event from the vantage point of an industry analyst, the show appears to have made a quantum leap in terms of size and sophistication of the exhibit, and degree and intensity of business activity. Read more…

By Chris Willard

ISC’10 Videoblog: Wednesday, June 2

June 3, 2010

University of Tennessee's Jack Dongarra, NCSA's Thom Dunning, and Stuttgart HPC Chief Michael Resch share some thoughts on day 3 of ISC. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

ISC’10 Videoblog: Tuesday, June 1

June 2, 2010

Heike Jagode, of the University of Tennessee, takes us through some of the exhibits and sessions on day 2 of the conference. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

ISC’10 Videoblog: Opening Day, May 31

June 2, 2010

Berkeley Lab's John Shalf and LSU's Thomas Sterling give a rundown on some of the events that took place the first day of the conference. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Highlights from ISC’10 in Hamburg – Intel Gives a Surprise Keynote; GPU Supers Save a Lackluster TOP500

June 1, 2010

Addison and Michael talk about the biggest news coming out of ISC'10, live from Hamburg. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

ISC’10 Preview

May 28, 2010

If the Icelandic volcano gods permit, this year's International Supercomputing Conference in Hamburg, Germany, will be the best-attended and the most exhibitor-laden show in the event's 25-year history. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

HPC Innovator’s Work Spans Two Continents

May 28, 2010

Dr. Ashwini Nanda has been at the center of some of the most cutting-edge HPC projects and initiatives in the world. In this interview, Dr. Nanda talks about high performance computing in India, how he sees the industry today, and what led him to start up his company, HPC Links. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

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