HOKUSAI’s BigWaterfall Cluster Extends RIKEN’s Supercomputing Performance

February 21, 2018

RIKEN, Japan’s largest comprehensive research institution, recently expanded the capacity and capabilities of its HOKUSAI supercomputer, a key resource manage Read more…

By Ken Strandberg

Fujitsu Continues HPC, AI Push

July 19, 2017

Summer is well under way, but the so-called summertime slowdown, linked with hot temperatures and longer vacations, does not seem to have impacted Fujitsu's out Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Fujitsu Launches M12 Servers; Emphasizes Commitment to SPARC

April 4, 2017

Delivering on their promised SPARC roadmap, Fujitsu and Oracle today introduced two new servers – the M12-2 and M12-2S – featuring the new SPARC64 XII chip Read more…

By John Russell

HPC Financial Update (Feb. 2017)

February 22, 2017

In this recurring feature, we’ll provide you with financial highlights from companies in the HPC industry. Check back in regularly for an updated list with the most pertinent fiscal information. Read more…

By Thomas Ayres

Japan’s Post-K Computer Hits 1-2 Year Speed Bump

September 8, 2016

At the HPC User Forum in Austin, Texas, Dr. Yutaka Ishikawa, project lead for RIKEN AICS, confirmed that Japan's next-generation supercomputer, the Post-K compu Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

ARM Unveils Scalable Vector Extension for HPC at Hot Chips

August 22, 2016

ARM and Fujitsu today announced a scalable vector extension (SVE) to the ARMv8-A architecture intended to enhance ARM capabilities in HPC workloads. Fujitsu is the lead silicon partner in the effort (so far) and will use ARM with SVE technology in its post K computer, Japan’s next flagship supercomputer planned for the 2020 timeframe. This is an important incremental step for ARM, which seeks to push more aggressively into mainstream and HPC server markets. Read more…

By John Russell

Saudi Arabia Aims to Enrich Society with Bespoke Supercomputer

June 1, 2015

Another successful high-performance computing deployment has come to fruition at King Abdulaziz University (KAU). The Fujitsu-built machine, called Aziz, was Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Northern Ireland Welcomes First HPC Service

October 16, 2014

Northern Ireland's first high performance computing service was revealed today, bringing significant competitive advantage to local businesses and researchers t Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

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