Tag: Jack Dongarra

Dongarra Honored with Pair of Prestigious Supercomputing Awards

Jun 16, 2016 |

Jack Dongarra, one of today’s most distinguished HPC leaders, is adding two awards to his long list. The Association for Computer Machinery (ACM) recently honored Dongarra with the High Performance Parallel and Distributed Computing Achievement Award at the annual High Performance and Distributed Computing Conference in Kyoto, Japan, while the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) will bestow him with the Super Computing (SC) 2016 Test of Time Award at its conference in November.

LINPACK’s ‘Companion Metric’ Gains Traction

Jul 15, 2015 |

The TOP500 organizers published their 45th twice-yearly list this week in tandem with ISC 2015 in Frankfurt, Germany. What is becoming increasingly clear, as our analysis piece covered and as many in the community have also pointed out, is that the salad days of “better-than-Moore’s” performance growth hit an inflection point in 2008. We went into the Read more…

SC14 Technical Program Preview

Jul 29, 2014 |

July has been rather quiet in the HPC space, but what better time to start looking ahead and preparing for the busy fall ahead, including the preeminent annual HPC event: SC14. Attendees won’t flock to this event until November 16, but SC planners are busy getting everything into place, including the core event offering: the Read more…

Experts Discuss the Future of Supercomputers

Jan 29, 2013 |

Noted HPC pioneers weigh in on the coming class of exascale systems.

NPR Highlights Supercomputing Race

Aug 3, 2011 |

This week National Public Radio is airing a short series on high performance computing, with today’s installment focusing on the top-ranked Chinese system.

Apple’s iPad Gets a Linpack Workout

May 10, 2011 |

Tablet delivers 1990s-era TOP500 performance.

Scientific Community Behind Push to Exascale

Jan 11, 2011 |

University of Tennessee Professor Jack Dongarra champions exascale computing.

Scaling the Exa

Jun 3, 2010 |

The petascale era of supercomputing is barely underway, but the effort to reach the exascale level has already begun. The University of Tennessee’s Jack Dongarra has been involved with an international project to develop software that will support exascale computing. We got a chance to speak with him before ISC and talk about the work being done.

Petascale Supers Poised for Debut in Asia

Jan 19, 2010 |

China and Singapore gear up petascale efforts.