Is US Falling Behind in Supercomputing and Exascale?

January 29, 2015

Few dispute the importance of supercomputing to U.S. competitiveness. The argument is around whether current government efforts – primarily through the Advanc Read more…

By John Russell

DOE Supercomputing Aims for 100-200 PFLOPS in 2017

January 16, 2014

In a recent post on Atomic City Underground, Frank Munger examines the progress made by the CORAL project, which HPCwire detailed last year. CORAL – which sta Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

What Will the Sequester Mean to HPC (and Federal) Research?

March 20, 2013

Prominent figures in government, national labs, universities and other research organizations are worried about the effect that sequestration and budget cuts may have on federally-funded R&D in general, and on HPC research in particular. They have been defending the concept in hearings and in editorial pages across the country. It may be a tough argument to sell. Read more…

By Richard L. Brandt

Appro Comes Up Multi-Million Dollar Winner in HPC Procurement for NNSA

June 8, 2011

For the second time in five years, Appro has been tapped to provide the National Nuclear Security Administration with HPC capacity clusters for the agency's Advanced Simulation and Computing and stockpile stewardship programs. The Tri-Lab Linux Capacity Cluster 2 award is a two-year contract that will have the cluster-maker delivering HPC systems across three of the Department of Energy's national labs. The deal is worth tens of millions of dollars to Appro and represents the biggest contract in the company's 20-year history. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

How Can We Do More Inclusive Recruiting Into US National Labs?

February 10, 2009

Can women and underrepresented minority help satisfy the demand for jobs requiring US citizenship at the national labs? Read more…

By Alice Pawley

Environmental Groups, Scientists Cheer Obama Appointments

December 16, 2008

As part of the new energy and environment team at the White House, President-elect Barack Obama has chosen LBNL director Steven Chu to be Secretary of Energy. Read more…

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