Researchers Squeeze Record I/O from Hopper

June 5, 2013

Researchers with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Cray squeezed more I/O from the NERSC Cray XE6 "Hopper" supercomputer than ever before in a plasma physics simulation involving more than a trillion particles. The work paved the way for even bigger, exascale HDF5 workloads in the future, and yielded a scientific discovery as a bonus. Read more…

By Alex Woodie

Assembling Blue Waters

March 20, 2013

As NCSA's Blue Waters supercomputer approaches full service status, we thought it would be appropriate to see how the machine was built. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Cray Unveils “Baker” Supercomputer

May 25, 2010

Supercomputer maker Cray did a pre-launch of sorts for its upcoming "Baker" supercomputer on Tuesday, giving the machine its official product designation: the XE6. Although the company won't be shipping the hardware until later this year, there's already a backlog of orders for the petascale machines, and Cray is setting the stage for a big debut. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

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