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Number Crunching, Data Crunching and Energy Efficiency: the HPC Hat Trick

Feb 2, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”” alt=”” width=”88″ height=”48″ />In the world of high performance computing, there are three distinct metrics in play: number crunching speed, data crunching speed, and energy efficiency. Can a computer excel at all three, or is our best recourse to try for something less than a hat trick?

Blue Genes and GPU Clusters Top the Latest Green500

Nov 21, 2011 |

There’s more than one way to build energy efficient supercomputers.

Conference Highlights Dividing Lines Across GPGPUs

Nov 19, 2010 |

If there was a dominating theme at the Supercomputing Conference this year, it had to be GPU computing.

The Greening of HPC — A Conversation with Professor Wu Feng

Nov 18, 2010 |

The increased awareness in the HPC community of the need to maximize energy efficiency in compute-intensive environments has never been greater. With The Green500 results coming out this week, HPCwire’s Caroline Connor turned to Professor Wu Feng from Virginia Tech, the man largely credited with the movement towards environmentally-sustainable supercomputing.

What to Look for at SC10

Nov 11, 2010 |

A short list of “can’t miss” sessions at this year’s Supercomputing conference.

Japanese Supercomputer Ranked 1st in Little Green500 List

Jul 8, 2010 |

Grape-DR machine delivers 815 megaflops per watt.

The Week in Review

Jul 1, 2010 |

Green500 sees increased energy efficiency from accelerator-based supercomputers; EGEE passes Europe’s grid torch to the new European Grid Infrastructure, EGI, before saying so long. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup.

High Performance Computing Promises Elixir of Life

Feb 11, 2010 |

HPC from IBM driving next-generation healthcare solutions.

Supers Get Greener

Jul 15, 2009 |

Top spots on Green 500 list dominated by Cell-based systems and Blue Gene/P supercomputers.