Air Force’s PS3 Condor Cluster Takes Flight

December 3, 2010

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

By Tiffany Trader

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

Homebrew HPC: Stomping On The PS3

March 31, 2010

Sony nixes Linux install on next firmware upgrade. Read more…

By Douglas Eadline, Ph.D.

IBM Kills Off Second-Gen Cell Blade Server

March 24, 2010

QS21 being phased out. Read more…

By Timothy Prickett Morgan

Sony Still Subsidizing US Military Supercomputer Efforts

November 30, 2009

DoD buys 2200 PlayStations to turbocharge cluster. Read more…

By Jon Stokes

IBM Cuts Cell Loose

November 24, 2009

The roadmap not taken. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Will Roadrunner Be the Cell’s Last Hurrah?

October 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. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Computational Efficiency in Modern Processors

September 10, 2009

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

By David Kanter

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