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December 13, 2017

Traffic jams and mishaps are often painful and sometimes dangerous facts of life. At this week’s IEEE International Conference on Big Data being held in Bost Read more…

ESnet Now Moving More Than 1 Petabyte/wk

December 12, 2017

Optimizing ESnet (Energy Sciences Network), the world's fastest network for science, is an ongoing process. Recently a two-year collaboration by ESnet users – Read more…

HPC-as-a-Service Finds Toehold in Iceland

December 11, 2017

While high-demand workloads (e.g., bitcoin mining) can overheat data center cooling capabilities, at least one data center infrastructure provider has announce Read more…

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December 6, 2017

The head of Japanese supercomputing firm PEZY Computing was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of defrauding a government institution of 431 million yen (~$3.8 milli Read more…

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Azure Debuts AMD EPYC Instances for Storage Optimized Workloads

December 5, 2017

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Bryant Departs Intel For Google Cloud

December 5, 2017

Google has upped its cloud game with its recruitment of Diane Bryant, the former Intel Corp.'s datacenter boss who becomes chief operating officer of Google Clo Read more…

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Linguists Use HPC to Develop Emergency-Response Translator

December 3, 2017

We live on a planet of more than seven billion people who speak more than 7,000 languages. Most of these are “low-resource” languages for which there are a Read more…

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Two Quantum Simulators Cross 50-Qubit Threshold

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