EU Grabs Arm for First Exaflops Supercomputer, x86 Misses Out

October 4, 2023

The configuration of Europe's first exascale supercomputer, Jupiter, has been finalized, and it is a win for Nvidia and a disappointment for x86 chip vendors In Read more…

France Will Host EuroHPC’s Second Exascale Supercomputer

June 20, 2023

Hot off the heels of the announcement of Sweden’s Arrhenius system yesterday, the EuroHPC Joint Undertaking (JU) has announced the hosts and operators of Euro Read more…

CEA’s Pick of ThunderX2-based Atos System Boosts Arm

November 8, 2018

Europe’s bet on Arm took another step forward today with selection of an Atos BullSequana X1310 system by CEA’s (French Alternative Energies and Atomic Ener Read more…

RIKEN and CEA Mark One Year of Exascale-focused Collaboration

July 16, 2018

RIKEN in Japan and the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) formed a five-year cooperative research effort on January 11, 2017, to ad Read more…

France’s CEA and Japan’s RIKEN to Partner on ARM and Exascale

January 19, 2017

France’s CEA and Japan’s RIKEN institute announced a multi-faceted five-year collaboration to advance HPC generally and prepare for exascale computing. Among the particulars are efforts to: build out the ARM ecosystem; work on code development and code sharing on the existing and future platforms; share expertise in specific application areas (material and seismic sciences for example); improve techniques for using numerical simulation with big data; and expand HPC workforce training. It seems to be a very full agenda. Read more…

France to Boost Industrial Innovation with New Petascale Supercomputer

April 20, 2016

This summer, the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) and 13 leading French industrial companies will boost their research capabilities when they take possession of a new shared supercomputer called COBALT, designed... Read more…

The Weekly Top Five – 04/14/2011

April 14, 2011

The Weekly Top Five features the five biggest HPC stories of the week, condensed for your reading pleasure. This week, we cover Bull's third petascale computing contract; IBM's new POWER7 servers, the first hybrid spintronics computer chips, Bull and Whamcloud's beefed-up Lustre support; and Tilera's latest manycore development tools. Read more…

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