Oracle Ditches Supercomputing Language Project

Jul 24, 2012 |

Fortress programming language gets axed by Ellison and company.

NERSC Signs Up for Multi-Petaflop “Cascade” Supercomputer

Jul 3, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/NERSC_logo_small.png” alt=”” width=”118″ height=”37″ />The US Department of Energy’s National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) has ordered a two-petaflop “Cascade” supercomputer, Cray’s next-generation HPC platform. The DOE is shelling out $40 million dollars for the system, including about 6.5 petabytes of the company’s Sonexion storage. Installation is scheduled for sometime in 2013.

Power7 Hub Chip Key to IBM’s PERCS Super

Aug 25, 2010 |

Hot Chips presentation offers insights on supercomputer design.

Does Parallel Processing Require New Languages?

Jun 8, 2009 |

Start from scratch or extend the legacy languages?