US, China Vie for Supercomputing Supremacy

November 14, 2016

The 48th edition of the TOP500 list is fresh off the presses and while there is no new number one system, as previously teased by China, there are a number of n Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Team from Zhejiang University

Zhejiang University Sets New Student Cluster LINPACK Record: 12 Teraflops

April 20, 2016

At 11:30 am local time on Wednesday in Wuhan, China, Zhejiang University was declared the winner of the High Performance LINPACK (HPL) benchmark portion of the Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

ASC16 Kicks Off in Wuhan, China: 16 Teams, $40k in Prizes

April 18, 2016

The fifth annual Asia Student Supercomputer Challenge (ASC16) got off to an exciting start this morning at the Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province, China. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

TOP500 Reanalysis Shows ‘Nothing Wrong with Moore’s Law’

November 20, 2015

In Tuesday night's TOP500 session, list co-creator and co-author Erich Strohmaier brought perspective to what could at first appear to be a land grab of unprece Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

TOP500 Trends That Cannot Be Ignored

November 16, 2015

The 46th edition of the twice-yearly TOP500 list is hot off the presses and while there's not much to break the monotony at the peak, this is in many ways a pi Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

LINPACK’s ‘Companion Metric’ Gains Traction

July 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 o Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Architectural Surprises Underpin New HPC Benchmark Results

December 1, 2014

One of the most heated debates in supercomputing circles over the last several years has been around the continued validity of the current basis of the Top 500 Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Team EPCC Reveals Secret Weapon Behind Winning Linpack Score

July 3, 2014

When Team EPCC first announced that they had earned “Highest Linpack” at ISC'14 Student Cluster Competition with a score of 10.14 teraflops, they said to s Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

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