AI-Focused ‘Genius’ Supercomputer Installed at KU Leuven

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has deployed a new approximately half-petaflops supercomputer, named Genius, at Flemish research university KU Leuven. The system is built to run artificial intelligenc

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Cray Rolls Out AMD-Based CS500; More to Follow?

Cray was the latest OEM to bring AMD back into the fold with introduction today of a CS500 option based on AMD’s Epyc processor line. The move follows Cray’s introduction of an ARM-based syst

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IBM: Software Ecosystem for OpenPOWER is Ready for Prime Time

With key pieces of the IBM/OpenPOWER versus Intel/x86 gambit settling into place – e.g., the arrival of Power9 chips and Power9-based systems, hyperscaler support including a vote of confidence

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Google Releases Improved Neural Networks for Vision Recognition

April 4, 2018

On Tuesday, Google released its “next generation of on-device computer vision networks” – MobileNewtV2 – which Google says are substantially faster than Read more…

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GTC18 Research Highlight: Programming a Hybrid CPU-GPU Cluster Using Unicorn

March 27, 2018

Unicorn is a parallel programming framework that provides a simple way to program multi-node clusters with CPUs and GPUs, and potentially other compute devices. Read more…

By Subodh Kumar, IIT Delhi

Deep Neural Network from University of Illinois Accelerates aLIGO Research

March 27, 2018

Gravitational wave astronomy burst onto the scene with the success of the original LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory) effort and has sin Read more…

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HPC Cloud Provider Nimbix Rolls Out IBM Power9 Targeting AI

March 22, 2018

HPC cloud specialist Nimbix this week announced the addition of IBM’s Power9 technology to the Nimbix cloud starting with an early access “gated program” Read more…

By John Russell

European LEGaTO Project Seeks to Develop Energy Efficient Stack

March 14, 2018

A new European project – Low Energy Toolset for Heterogeneous Computing (LEGaTO) – seeks to develop a software stack that improves energy management in supp Read more…

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Hyperion Tackles Elusive Quantum Computing Landscape

March 13, 2018

Quantum computing - exciting and off-putting all at once - is a kaleidoscope of technology and market questions whose shapes and positions are far from settled. Read more…

By John Russell

2018 HackerRank Report Shows Progress and Challenge for Women Coders

March 5, 2018

The gender gap among coders is slowly shrinking according to the 2018 Women in Technology Report from HackerRank released last week. Women are learning to code Read more…

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SPEC Offers High-Performance Group (HPG) Benchmarks Free of Charge to Qualified Orgs

March 1, 2018

As part of a new global program aimed at sparking increased use of SPEC/HPG benchmarks for high-performance computing (HPC) research, the Standard Performance E Read more…

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