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…
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…
McNealy and Ellison vow to carry Sun technologies forward.
Sixteen-core Rock chip dropped from plans.
Fujitsu details eight-core Sparc processor destined for next-generation supers.
Next-generation Japanese supercomputer will rely on Fujitsu SPARC chips.
Fujitsu has developed a prototype of its eight-core Sparc64 chip, which will be aimed at petaflop-level supercomputing.
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison says his company will invest in Sparc processor technology after its acquisition of Sun Microsystems.