Cray Adds GPU Powerhouse to CS Supercomputer Lot

August 26, 2014

The CS family of Cray systems was graced with a new addition today with the arrival of a dense, memory-loaded GPU offering that adds big acceleration to select Read more…

Dell Measures ‘Ivy Bridge’ Server’s Performance Edge

November 12, 2013

Since Intel introduced its Xeon Processor E5-2600 v2 product family (code named “Ivy Bridge-EP”) in September, system makers, application specialists and ot Read more…

Swiss Research House Outfits Cray XC30 with GPU Boosters

September 11, 2013

The Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS) is rolling out the second half of its Cray XC30 supercomputer, the first to employ both Intel Xeon processors and NVIDA GPUs. Read more…

IBM Dials Up Density for HPC and Hyperscale

September 11, 2013

Today IBM announced NextScale, which will eventually evolve into the place of its iDataPlex systems. Tapping the power of the new Ivy Bridge processors, coupled with eventual support for a host of accelerated options (GPUs, Xeon Phi and likely other processor choices) the company also put its stake in the ground for hyperscale and HPC.. Read more…

Full Details Uncovered on Chinese Top Supercomputer

June 2, 2013

With help from a draft report from Jack Dongarra of the University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, who also spearheads the process of verifying the top of the pack super, we are able to share the full processor, Xeon Phi coprocessor, custom interconnect, storage and memory, as well as power and cooling information. The supercomputer out of China will be... Read more…

NREL’s Supercomputer Debuts New Technology

March 13, 2013

The DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has just completed construction on a state-of-the-art datacenter in preparation for a brand new supercomputer. The high-efficiency 1-petaflops system features the latest servers from HP, including a proprietary direct-to-chip cooling system. NREL has already taken delivery of an initial 200-teraflops machine, and expects the system to reach full capacity this summer. Read more…

Intel Prepping 22nm CPUs for Spring Lift-Off

October 24, 2011

Next-gen Ivy Bridge processors likely to appear in March 2012. Read more…

The Weekly Top Five

May 5, 2011

The Weekly Top Five features the five biggest HPC stories of the week, condensed for your reading pleasure. This week, we cover ISRO's newest supercomputer; Tokyo Tech's selection of EM Photonics' CULA library; Intel's 3-D transistor breakthrough; the latest LSF Tools from Platform Computing; and SciNet's new NextIO GPU-based system. Read more…

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