US Plans $1.8 Billion Spend on DOE Exascale Supercomputing

April 11, 2018

On Monday, the United States Department of Energy announced its intention to procure up to three exascale supercomputers at a cost of up to $1.8 billion with th Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

FY18 Budget & CORAL-2 – Exascale USA Continues to Move Ahead

April 2, 2018

It was not pretty. However, despite some twists and turns, the federal government’s Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) budget is complete and ended with some very positi Read more…

By Alex R. Larzelere

Lighting up Aurora: Behind the Scenes at the Creation of the DOE’s Upcoming 200 Petaflops Supercomputer

December 1, 2016

In April 2015, U.S. Department of Energy Undersecretary Franklin Orr announced that Intel would be the prime contractor for Aurora: a leadership-class, 200 peta Read more…

By Jan Rowell

Argonne Paves the Way for Future Systems

January 14, 2016

Last April, the third and final piece of the CORAL acquisition program clicked into place when the U.S. Department of Energy signed a $200 million supercomputi Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

SC15 Video: IBM’s Dave Turek on Big Data, CORAL, and HPC’s Evolution

December 8, 2015

Accelerated computing certainly dominated the IBM message at SC15 but there were many sub-themes in Austin. Big data, the beneficial impact of software framewor Read more…

By John Russell

Last But Not Least: Argonne’s $200 Million Supercomputing Award

April 9, 2015

A supercomputer named Aurora is on track to become the fastest system in the United States and possibly the world. Just a few hours ago, DOE Undersecretary Fran Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

US Leadership Steps Up Supercomputing Commitment

December 3, 2014

On November 14, US Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz announced two new high performance computing (HPC) awards, the first program to set a solid stake in the gro Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

New Code Paradigms Cooking for CORAL

December 2, 2014

News of the massive CORAL procurement for the next generation pre-exascale systems stole headlines in November, but now that the excitement is simmering, many a Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

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