Tag: Sparc

Japan’s Post-K Computer Hits 1-2 Year Speed Bump

Sep 8, 2016 |

At the HPC User Forum in Austin, Texas, Dr. Yutaka Ishikawa, project lead for RIKEN AICS, confirmed that Japan’s next-generation supercomputer, the Post-K computer, has been delayed by one-to-two years, slipping from its original 2020 target to either 2021 or 2022. The additional time is needed to ensure sufficient processor volume, sources report. With the adjusted Read more…

Fujitsu Targets 100 Petaflops Supercomputing

Aug 12, 2014 |

On Monday at the Hot Chips 26 conference, Fujitsu revealed details about its upcoming SPARC64 XIfx chips, which the company is counting on to reach the 100-petaflops barrier and revitalize its HPC game. Of the top 10 fastest supercomputers on the current TOP500 list, only one is a Fujitsu system. But with the new 32-core Read more…

Sun, Oracle Chiefs Vow: Sun Technologies Will Live On

Jan 22, 2010 |

McNealy and Ellison vow to carry Sun technologies forward.

Sun’s Sparc Server Roadmap Revealed

Sep 14, 2009 |

Sixteen-core Rock chip dropped from plans.

Fujitsu Aims for 10-Petaflop Supercomputer

Aug 26, 2009 |

Fujitsu details eight-core Sparc processor destined for next-generation supers.

Fujitsu Gets Nod for 10 Petaflop Super

Jul 21, 2009 |

Next-generation Japanese supercomputer will rely on Fujitsu SPARC chips.

Fujitsu Takes Trip to Venus

May 14, 2009 |

Fujitsu has developed a prototype of its eight-core Sparc64 chip, which will be aimed at petaflop-level supercomputing.

Ellison Insists Sun’s Sparc Still Has a Future

May 13, 2009 |

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison says his company will invest in Sparc processor technology after its acquisition of Sun Microsystems.