China’s Tianhe-2A will Use Proprietary Accelerator and Boast 95 Petaflops Peak

September 25, 2017

The details of China’s upgrade to Tianhe-2 (MilkyWay-2) – now Tianhe-2A – were revealed last week at the Third International High Performance Computing Fo Read more…

By John Russell

China Sets Ambitious Goal to Reach Exascale by 2020

May 2, 2016

At the 12th HPC Connections Workshop in Wuhan, China, Beihang University Professor Depei Qian disclosed new information regarding HPC development in China and Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Is Chinese 100-Petaflopper Around the Corner?

April 14, 2016

A little over one year ago, export blocks put in place by the US government threatened to derail China's plans to upgrade its Tianhe-2 supercomputer, the world' Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

China Mobilizes HPC in Pursuit of Drug Discovery Says New Paper

January 20, 2016

Drug discovery and development is notoriously difficult despite the plethora of advanced experimental and computational technologies being put to task. Surging Read more…

By John Russell

China Scores Fifth TOP500 Win with Tianhe-2

July 14, 2015

When China grabbed the TOP500 crown for its Tianhe-2 supercomputer in June 2013 with double the peak FLOPS of the next fastest machine (Titan at Oak Ridge Natio Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Earthquake Simulation Scales to 8.6 Petaflops

August 14, 2014

Intel Labs Vision Stategist Divya Kolar explores how supercomputing is helping society prepare for earthquakes. Current earthquake early warning systems are v Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

China’s Supercomputing Strategy Called Out

July 17, 2014

Since China's Tianhe-2 supercomputer has successfully held on to its number one position for three iterations of the TOP500 list, there has been a lot of attent Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Fastest Supercomputer Runs Ubuntu, OpenStack

May 27, 2014

Although cloud is still widely considered a technology for the masses, the proliferation of cloud within HPC now goes all the way to the highest echelons of su Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

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