TSUBAME3.0 Points to Future HPE Pascal-NVLink-OPA Server

February 17, 2017

Since our initial coverage of the TSUBAME3.0 supercomputer yesterday, more details have come to light on this innovative project. Of particular interest is a new board design for NVLink-equipped Pascal P100 GPUs that will create another entrant to the space currently occupied by Nvidia's DGX-1 system, IBM's "Minsky" platform and the Supermicro SuperServer (1028GQ-TXR). Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Tokyo Tech’s TSUBAME3.0 Will Be First HPE-SGI Super

February 16, 2017

In a press event Friday afternoon local time in Japan, Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) announced its plans for the TSUBAME3.0 supercomputer, which w Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

The Weekly Top Five

May 5, 2011

The Weekly Top Five features the five biggest HPC stories of the week, condensed for your reading pleasure. This week, we cover ISRO's newest supercomputer; Tokyo Tech's selection of EM Photonics' CULA library; Intel's 3-D transistor breakthrough; the latest LSF Tools from Platform Computing; and SciNet's new NextIO GPU-based system. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

The Second Coming of TSUBAME

October 14, 2010

When the TSUBAME 2.0 supercomputer is formally inaugurated in December, it will officially be declared the fastest supercomputer in Japan. However, it’s not simply speed that separates this machine; boasting a raw performance of 2.4 petaflops, the new TSUBAME exceeds the total FLOPS capacity of all other government and academic supercomputers in Japan today. That kind of computational brawn will make it the platform of choice for some of the most powerful scientific applications on the planet. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

The Week in Review

June 24, 2010

Tokyo Tech releases more details on Tsumabe 2.0 in anticipation of fall startup; and several Web-centric servers make their debut. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

The Week in Review

April 1, 2010

Cray wins NNSA supercomputing contract; and Tokyo Tech researchers make breakthroughs in weather forecasting using GPU computing. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Tokyo Tech Aims for 3 Petaflop Super in 2010

November 18, 2009

Buying Teslas by the bushel. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

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