Blue Waters Opts Out of TOP500

November 16, 2012

NCSA's Blue Waters system is one of the fastest supercomputers in the world, but it won't be appearing on the TOP500 list, nor will it be taking part in the HPC Challenge awards. HPCwire spoke with Project Director Bill Kramer to get the full story on this important decision. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Russia Sets Its Sights on Exascale

March 27, 2012

While much attention has focused on China's rising supercomputing prospects lately, a number of other countries, including Russia, are also quickly muscling up their HPC resources. With their eyes set on exascale, Russia is planning to invest over a billion dollars this decade to field at least one such system by 2020. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Preoccupied with Exascale

March 31, 2011

Is the HPC community too focused on the 10-year milestone? Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Minding the Missing Middle

March 31, 2011

HPCC Conference speakers talk up HPC democratization. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

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