TACC Talks with Gordon Bell Prize Winners Johann Rudi and Omar Ghattas

November 25, 2015

One of the undisputed highlights of SC each November is the acclaimed ACM Gordon Bell Prize in High Performance Computing, which since 1987 has recognized the Read more…

By Staff Writer

Glacier Researchers Apply 3D Models to Helping Nepal

May 5, 2015

US-based glacier researchers are redirecting their usual activities toward the Nepali earthquake relief effort. The research teams – one at The Ohio State Uni Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Earthquake Simulation Hits Petascale Milestone

April 15, 2014

German researchers are helping to push back the goalposts on large-scale simulation. Using the the IBM “SuperMUC” high performance computer at the Leibniz S Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

The Weekly Top Five

April 28, 2011

The Weekly Top Five features the five biggest HPC stories of the week, condensed for your reading pleasure. This week, we cover the TeraGrid effort to support the Japanese research community; NNSA's 'Supercomputing Week' coverage; Mellanox's new double-duty switch silicon; Platform's latest Symphony; and the Oracle Sun Server-based Sandia Red Sky/Red Mesa supercomputer upgrades. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Japanese Science Takes Big Hit from Earthquake

March 21, 2011

Research institutions out of action after 9.0 temblor. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Computer Simulations Illustrate Scope of Japanese Disaster

March 16, 2011

The horrendous aftermath of last Friday's 9.0 earthquake off the east coast of Japan is still unfolding and the ensuing destruction from tsunamis, infrastructure collapse, fires and now nuclear plant radiation is being tracked and analyzed, some with the help of computer technology designed for just such an event. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Calamities, Contingencies and the Cloud

March 14, 2011

As the dust settles, both literally and figuratively, in Japan following the series of disasters more comprehansive assessments of the damage are emerging on a number of fronts--human, environmental, structural and otherwise. While clouds have played an important role in allowing global sharing and collaboration the datacenters that support them in Japan were put to the ultimate test. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

When Social Networks Become Social Clouds

March 14, 2011

During the Japanese disaster, a combination social networks and the principles of cloud computing became the primary source for information gathering and sharing... Read more…

By Jose Luis Vazquez-Poletti

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