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At last month’s 11th International Symposium on Highly Efficient Accelerators and Reconfigurable Technologies (HEART), a group of researchers led by Martin Schulz of the Leibniz Supercomputing

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What’s New in HPC Research: Pollution, Dark Data, Human Brains & More

In this regular feature, HPCwire highlights newly published research in the high-performance computing community and related domains. From parallel programming to exascale to quantum computing, t

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15 Years Later, the Green500 Continues Its Push for Energy Efficiency as a First-Order Concern in HPC

The Green500 list, which ranks the most energy-efficient supercomputers in the world, has virtually always faced an uphill battle. As Wu Feng – custodian of the Green500 list and an associate p

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Frontier to Meet 20MW Exascale Power Target Set by DARPA in 2008

After more than a decade of planning, the United States’ first exascale computer, Frontier, is set to arrive at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) later this year. Crossing this “1,000x”

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HPC Conversation: HPE’s Bill Mannel on Exascale, Processor Proliferation, and More

July 14, 2021

As part of ISC21 and in keeping with its ‘virtual nature’ several HPC community leaders were video interviewed on a range of topics. HPCwire participated in Read more…

ISC 2021 Keynote: Thomas Sterling on Urgent Computing, Big Machines, China Speculation

July 1, 2021

In a somewhat shortened version of his annual ISC keynote surveying the HPC landscape Thomas Sterling, lauded the community’s effort in bringing HPC to bear in the fight against the pandemic, welcomed the start of the exascale – if not yet exaflops – era with quick tour of some big machines, speculated a little on what China may be planning, and paid tribute to new and ongoing efforts to bring fresh talent into HPC. Sterling is a longtime HPC leader... Read more…

The (Resilient) HPC Market Writ Large in 100-plus Slides by Hyperion

June 28, 2021

Hyperion Research delivered its annual ISC 2021 HPC market update and this year’s version comprised a 100-plus slide survey of the landscape presented by six Read more…

Top500: Fugaku Still on Top; Perlmutter Debuts at #5

June 28, 2021

The 57th Top500, revealed today from the ISC 2021 digital event, showcases many of the same systems as the previous edition, with Fugaku holding its significant lead and only one new entrant in the top 10 cohort: the Perlmutter system at the DOE Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory enters the list at number five with 65.69 Linpack petaflops. Perlmutter is the largest... Read more…

ISC21 Preview: EPI Chair Jean-Marc Denis Shares Vision for Future Supercomputers

June 24, 2021

In this video interview with HPCwire's Managing Editor Tiffany Trader, Jean-Marc Denis, European Processor Initiative (EPI) chair of the board and head of strategy at Atos, details ongoing EPI activities and covers themes from his upcoming ISC 2021 featured talk, titled "Future Supercomputers are game changers for processor architecture. Why?" Read more…

ECP Leads the Way to Cross-Platform Tested and Verified Compilers for HPC and Exascale Architectures

June 9, 2021

The Exascale Computing Project (ECP) is working to combine two key technologies, LLVM and continuous integration (CI), to ensure that current and future compile Read more…

AMD Introduces 3D Chiplets, Demos Vertical Cache on Zen 3 CPUs

June 2, 2021

At Computex 2021, held virtually this week, AMD showcased a new 3D chiplet architecture that will be used for future high-performance computing products set to Read more…

EuroHPC Systems Leonardo, Lumi Share More Details as Finish Lines Near

May 20, 2021

About two years ago, the EuroHPC Joint Undertaking (JU) selected eight host countries for its first eight systems. Now, those trees are bearing fruit – Sloven Read more…

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