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To Build a Better Bobsled

Feb 18, 2010 |

IBM supercomputing technology is helping a US Olympic Team build a faster bobsled.

Fastra Desktop Supercomputer Packs 13 NVIDIA Chipsets

Dec 14, 2009 |

Custom-built PC delivers 12 teraflops.

IBM Ponders the Exascale

Dec 9, 2009 |

Over the next ten years of HPC history, the mainstream teraflop systems of today will evolve into the petaflop systems of tomorrow, while the leading-edge petaflop supercomputers will be replaced by exaflop machines. As the most diverse player in the HPC server business, IBM has some unique advantages as it charts a path toward the exascale milestone.

Supercomputer Uses a GPU Cluster

Nov 23, 2009 |

Aussies go GPGPU route to accelerate science research.

Cray Supers Grab Gold, Bronze in TOP500

Nov 17, 2009 |

Jaguar leaves Roadrunner in the dust.

NVIDIA Unleashes Fermi GPU for HPC

Nov 15, 2009 |

NVIDIA has announced the first Fermi GPU products here at the Supercomputing Conference (SC09) in Portland, Oregon, where thousands of attendees will get a chance to see the company’s next-generation chip in action. The GPUs will first touch down in NVIDIA’s new Tesla 20-series products aimed at HPC workstations and servers.

Clemson’s Computational Colossus

Oct 19, 2009 |

University brings career engineers to academic supercomputer.

Julich Supercomputing Center Keeps Germany on the Cutting Edge of HPC

Jun 22, 2009 |

Thomas Lippert, director of the Jülich Supercomputing Center in Germany, is speaking at this year’s International Supercomputing Conference in Hamburg about his experiences with the exotic systems that lead the TOP500 list of the HPC community’s preeminent supercomputers, and the scientific breakthroughs that they enable. We caught up with Dr. Lippert by email before the conference to get a sneak peak at his thoughts on working at the extremes of computation.

Reaching For the Exa-Scale

Oct 15, 2008 |

Exa-scale computing is probably years away. But GPUs and volunteer grids may provide a shortcut.