NERSC’s ‘Shifter’ Makes Container-based HPC a Breeze

August 7, 2015

The explosive growth in data coming out of experiments in cosmology, particle physics, bioinformatics and nuclear physics is pushing computational scientists to Read more…

By Kathy Kincade, Communications Specialist, Berkeley Lab Computing Sciences

‘Piz Dora’ Piggybacks Swiss Supercomputer ‘Piz Daint’

December 11, 2014

Already the world's most energy-efficient petascale supercomputer, "Piz Daint" – the Cray XC30 system installed at the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (C Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Air Force Stocks Its Supercomputing Arsenal

October 8, 2014

The Air Force Research Laboratory recently welcomed its newest supercomputer, a 1.28 petaflops Cray XC30 machine dubbed “Lightning,” nearly doubling its su Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Cray Goes Back to the Future for Weather Forecasting

February 16, 2014

Weather forecasting has come a long way since June of 1977, when the European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) first contracted Cray to deliver Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Swiss Research House Outfits Cray XC30 with GPU Boosters

September 11, 2013

The Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS) is rolling out the second half of its Cray XC30 supercomputer, the first to employ both Intel Xeon processors and NVIDA GPUs. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Supercomputers: Still the King of the HPC Hill

June 17, 2013

The advent of low-power mobile processors and cloud delivery models is changing the economics of computing. But just as an economy car is good at different things than a full size truck, an HPC workload still has certain computing demands that neither the fastest smartphone nor the most elastic cloud cluster can fulfill. Read more…

By Alex Woodie

Cray Answers Mid-Market’s Call

May 7, 2013

Seattle-based supercomputer maker Cray has revealed the latest addition to its portfolio: the Cray XC30-AC (air-cooled) supercomputer. The new product leverages Cray's XC30 flagship technology to address technical enterprise price points and new classes of users. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

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