Tag: UCSD

Researchers Challenge NAND Flash with Phase Change Memory

Jun 6, 2011 |

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have built a solid state storage system that they claim outperforms state-of-the-art flash memory products. The new system, know as Moneta, uses phase change memory, a technology that some predict will replace the NAND flash memory used in nearly every solid state drive today.

The Weekly Top Five

Mar 3, 2011 |

The Weekly Top Five features the five biggest HPC stories of the week, condensed for your reading pleasure. This week, we cover SDSC’s newest supercomputing addition; Canada’s big supercomputing allocation; NVIDIA’s CUDA Toolkit enhancements; a joint public-private manufacturing initiative; and Supermicro’s latest offerings.

SDSC Puts Data at Center Stage

Sep 7, 2010 |

The naming of Michael Norman as director of the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) last week was long overdue. SDSC has been without an official director for more than 14 months, with Norman filling the spot as the interim head since last July. The appointment could mark something of a comeback for the center, which has not only gone director-less during this time, but has been operating without a high-end supercomputer as well.