Utah University Turns to HPC for Safer Explosives Transport

January 8, 2015

In 2005, a semi-truck caught the nation’s attention when it crashed and caught fire, igniting 35,000 pounds of explosives it was carrying through Utah’s Spa Read more…

By Chelsea Lang

Hartree Centre Puts $45 Million Toward UK Innovation

February 21, 2013

With $45 million in government funding, the research center will develop software to make supercomputers more efficient and to help process data from the SKA, the world's largest radio telescope. The technology is being developed with industry partners, and will be made available to scientific and industrial organizations in the UK. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Rensselaer Orders Up Blue Gene/Q for Exascale and Data-Intensive Research

October 25, 2011

Last month Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute announced it had been awarded a $2.65 million grant to acquire a 100 teraflop Blue Gene/Q supercomputer for its Computational Center for Nanotechnology Innovations. The new system will also include a multi-terabyte RAM-based storage accelerator, petascale disk storage, and rendering cluster plus remote display wall system for visualization. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Argonne Orders 10 Petaflop Blue Gene/Q Super

February 8, 2011

Argonne National Laboratory is planning to move up to a 10-petaflop Blue Gene/Q supercomputer next year, supporting the DOE lab's scientific research. The new machine continues Argonne's six-year Blue Gene tradition, which has installed every iteration of the architecture in IBM's BG franchise. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

IBM Aims to Transform Its HPC Business

November 4, 2010

Big Blue sees green in mainstream high performance computing market. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

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