A Path to Many-Task Computing on the Xeon Phi

October 24, 2013

It's been nearly a year since the Intel Xeon Phi Coprocessor debuted at SC12, and in that time, it has experienced strong acceptance from the community. But as Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Top 500 Results Reveal Global Acceleration, Balance Shift

June 17, 2013

The Top 500 list of the world's fastest computers has just been announced. Not surprisingly, since it's been reported on prior to the official announcement, the Chinese Tianhe-2 system tops the list. And that is an understatement. We talk with Jack Dongarra, Horst Simon, Hans Meuer and others from the.... Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Intel Xeon Phi Versus ‘Sandy Bridge’

March 5, 2013

How does the Phi coprocessor measure up to Xeon "Sandy Bridge" brand-mate? Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Programming the Xeon Phi

December 12, 2012

Intel's manycore wonder comes with its own programming challenges. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

The New Breed of Accelerators from NVIDIA, Intel and AMD Square Off

December 6, 2012

With the recent introduction of Intel's first Xeon Phi coprocessors, NVIDIA's latest Kepler GPUs, and AMD's new FirePro S10000 graphics cards, the competition for HPC chip componentry has entered a new phase. The three chipmakers have taken somewhat different paths, though, and it will be up to the market to decide which vendor's approach will win the day. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Intel Brings Manycore x86 to Market with Knights Corner

November 12, 2012

Intel Corp. officially made its entry into the manycore realm today as it debuted "Knights Corner," the company's first Xeon Phi coprocessor. The new products clock in at just over a teraflop, double precision, setting the stage for an HPC accelerator battle that will pit Intel against GPU makers NVIDIA and AMD. Both of those companies also released their latest HPC accelerators into the wild earlier today at the annual Supercomputing Conference in Salt Lake City. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Adapteva Reaches Funding Goal for Parallella Project

October 29, 2012

Kickstarter investment model notches another high-tech success. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

HP, Intel Score Petaflop Supercomputer at DOE Lab

September 5, 2012

The US Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has ordered a $10 million HP supercomputer equipped with the latest Intel Xeon CPUs and Xeon Phi coprocessors. When completed in 2013, the system will deliver one petaflop of performance and will take up residence in one of the most energy-efficient datacenters in the world. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

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