Tag: Cell processor

Air Force’s PS3 Condor Cluster Takes Flight

Dec 3, 2010 |

Where else can you get a half a petaflop of computing power for around $2 million?

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.

Homebrew HPC: Stomping On The PS3

Mar 31, 2010 |

Sony nixes Linux install on next firmware upgrade.

IBM Kills Off Second-Gen Cell Blade Server

Mar 24, 2010 |

QS21 being phased out.

Sony Still Subsidizing US Military Supercomputer Efforts

Nov 30, 2009 |

DoD buys 2200 PlayStations to turbocharge cluster.

IBM Cuts Cell Loose

Nov 24, 2009 |

The roadmap not taken.

Will Roadrunner Be the Cell’s Last Hurrah?

Oct 27, 2009 |

The Roadrunner supercomputer at Los Alamos National Lab employed a hybrid Cell-Opteron architecture to be the first system to reach the petaflop milestone. But with the meteoric rise of more powerful general-purpose GPUs, the prospects for more Cell-based supercomputing may be dimming.

Computational Efficiency in Modern Processors

Sep 10, 2009 |

An in-depth look at the computational efficiency of CPUs, GPUs and the Cell processor.

Accelerating Life Science and Bioinformatics Applications…As if Our Lives Depended on IT

Mar 11, 2009 |

Integrating the latest breakthroughs in biochemistry, high performance computing, optical processing, and storage is enabling remarkable advances in the fields of healthcare, drug discovery, and genomic research. Together, they are creating exciting personal therapeutic strategies for living longer, healthier lifestyles that were unimaginable until now.