New File System from PSC Tackles Image Processing on the Fly

July 25, 2016

Processing the high-volume datasets, particularly image data, generated by modern scientific instruments is a huge challenge. Last week, a team of researchers f Read more…

By John Russell

HPC and Big Data Convergence Takes Life at PSC’s Bridges

June 1, 2016

Roughly three months into early operations, the Bridges computing resources being deployed at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center is bearing fruit. Designed to Read more…

By John Russell

Biomedical Simulation at PSC Gets Major Performance Boost with Anton 2

February 5, 2016

Simulating even small biological systems has long proven computationally difficult. Practically speaking, data-driven bioinformatics such as DNA sequence analys Read more…

By John Russell

XSEDE Resources Fuel Investigation of Model Human Origins

August 20, 2015

A mix of data- and computation-intensive XSEDE resources are enabling researchers to scale up their climate, vegetation and agent-based human behavior models to Read more…

By Ken Chiacchia, Senior Science Writer, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center

CMU’s Claudico Goes All-In Against World-Class Poker Pros

May 1, 2015

Last Friday (April 24), the “Brains Vs. Artificial Intelligence” competition kicked-off at the Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Today, exactly hal Read more…

By Thomas Ayres

Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center Welcomes ‘Sherlock’

February 1, 2013

The Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center celebrates the arrival of its newest supercomputer. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

The Weekly Top Five

May 26, 2011

The Weekly Top Five features the five biggest HPC stories of the week, condensed for your reading pleasure. This week, we cover the NC State effort to overcome the memory limitations of multicore chips; the sale of the first-ever commercial quantum computing system; Cray's first GPU-accelerated machine; speedier machine learning algorithms; and the connection between shrinking budgets and increased reliance on modeling and simulation. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center Celebrates 25 Years

April 12, 2011

As the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center prepares to celebrate its 25-year anniversary, three founders provide perspective. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

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