Bull Charges Ahead in Supercomputing Despite Big Data Refocus

In many ways, Bull has been a mirror, reflecting companies like Cray from across the Atlantic. One on the one hand, both companies have deep roots in supercomputing, with particularly strong cont

By Nicole Hemsoth

A Slice of Green with Accelerators On Top

On the heels of a successful ISC14 in Leipzig, Germany, last week, the latest Green500 list was just published, and once again the TSUBAME-KFC is the world's greenest supercomputer with an energ

By Tiffany Trader

New HPC Benchmark Delivers Promising Results

One of the undisputed themes at ISC14 was the continued speculation about how the Top500 Linpack benchmark will keep pace with evolving system and application demands. We have been following prog

By Nicole Hemsoth

Are Supercomputing’s Elite Turning Backs on Accelerators?

Now that this year’s Top500 has been released and analyzed, we wanted to take a step back to look at a few emerging trends. One of the elements of the last couple of lists that caught our eye i

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Student Supercomputing Competition Embraces GPU-Power

June 26, 2014

The third and final day of ISC14 concluded with a ceremony honoring one of the week's most popular events, the Student Cluster Challenge. Taking home first priz Read more…

Thursday’s Top ISC14 Twitter Roundup

June 26, 2014

As ISC14 comes to a close, we're excited, and a little sad, to present some of the final tweets from the event. However, since our readers have expressed grea Read more…

ISC14 Video Highlights

June 25, 2014

It's the third and final day of ISC14, but there is still much to unwrap in the way of news, content and insight. To highlight some of the most memorable moment Read more…

Wednesday’s Top ISC14 Twitter Roundup

June 25, 2014

Here at HPCwire, we want to help keep the HPC community as up-to-date as possible on some of the most captivating news items that were tweeted throughout the Read more…

Iconic Supercomputing Vendor Charts Comeback

June 24, 2014

Today at ISC14 Cray announced a $54 million contract with the Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) for two next-generation Cray XC supercomputers and a Cr Read more…

Tuesday’s Top ISC14 Twitter Roundup

June 24, 2014

Here at HPCwire, we want to help keep the HPC community as up-to-date as possible on some of the most captivating news items that were tweeted throughout the Read more…

IBM Offers Glimpse into Future of HPC Investments

June 24, 2014

This week at the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC14) one of the more frequent topics of conversation has been the revised role that some expect IBM Read more…

Micron, Intel Reveal Memory Slice of Knight’s Landing

June 24, 2014

As we move into the pre-exascale era, issues of power consumption, network bandwidth, I/O and other issues will continue to push increasing integration. This wa Read more…

Monday’s Top ISC14 Twitter Roundup

June 23, 2014

Here at HPCwire, we want to help keep the HPC community as up-to-date as possible on some of the most captivating news items that were tweeted throughout the Read more…

GPUs Add Up For ARM Chips In HPC

June 23, 2014

The first wave of credible 64-bit ARM processors are coming to market late this year or early next, and as is usually the case, the high-performance computing c Read more…

Breaking: Detailed Results from Today’s Top 500 Fastest Supercomputers List

June 23, 2014

Greetings from Germany and the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC14) where, as happens each year, the bi-annual list of the top 500 fastest supercompu Read more…

Sunday’s Top ISC14 Twitter Roundup

June 22, 2014

Here at HPCwire, we want to help keep the HPC community as up-to-date as possible on some of the most captivating news items tweeted throughout the day at ISC14 Read more…

ISC Beyond the Hans Meuer Era

June 19, 2014

Hans Werner Meuer (1936 - 2014†) and his legacy need little introduction within the high-performance computing (HPC) community. In Europe, he is known as the Read more…

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Boston Limited Helps EPCC Break LINPACK Record - (06/27/2014)

Boston Limited and CoolIT Join Forces to Sponsor EPCC Student Team at ISC14 - (06/26/2014)

Boston Limited to Highlight New HPC Innovations at ISC14 - (06/25/2014)

RSC Group Announces New Records Set by PetaStream System - (06/25/2014)

Adaptive Computing and Bright Computing Deepen Product Integration - (06/25/2014)

Adaptive Computing Combines Technologies with HP - (06/24/2014)

T-Platforms Introduces New A-Class Supercomputer System - (06/24/2014)

Cray Joins OpenStack Foundation - (06/24/2014)

IDC Announces Winners of HPC Innovation Excellence Awards - (06/24/2014)

Visit Finisar Booth at ISC14 for Live Quadwire EDR Demo - (06/24/2014)

Finisar to Display Optical Interconnect Portfolio for HPC Applications at ISC14 - (06/23/2014)

Intel Announces New Details for Knights Landing - (06/23/2014)

Supermicro to Showcase HPC Products at ISC14 - (06/23/2014)

Mellanox Interconnect Products Accelerating New HP Apollo Family - (06/23/2014)

AppliedMicro Matches X-Gene ARM Chip with Mellanox InfiniBand - (06/23/2014)

Adapteva Reveals A-1 Supercomputing Platform at ISC14 - (06/23/2014)

Mellanox Unveils 100Gb/s EDR InfiniBand Switch - (06/23/2014)

Mellanox Introduces HPC-X Scalable Software Toolkit for HPC Platforms and Applications - (06/23/2014)

HLRN Deploys DDN Storage - (06/23/2014)

Adaptive Computing Unveils Moab 8.0 - (06/23/2014)

NVIDIA to Demonstrate New ARM Development Systems at ISC14 - (06/23/2014)

Cray Launches Tiered Storage for Lustre - (06/23/2014)

CoolIT Systems is a Bronze Sponsor at ISC14 - (06/23/2014)

Eurotech Teams with Applied Micro and NVIDIA to Develop New HPC System Architecture - (06/23/2014)

Univa Announces Collaboration with CPU 24/7 - (06/23/2014)

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