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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Trio of Heavy Hitters Talk Shop at Supercomputing Frontiers Europe 2018

April 11, 2018

Organizers of Supercomputing Frontiers Europe 2018, held in Warsaw, Poland, last month, have posted brief, fascinating video interviews with three prominent key Read more…

By John Russell

Computing Visionary Burton Smith Dies at 77

April 4, 2018

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of American computer architect Burton J. Smith on April 3, 2018. Our condolences go out to his family, colleagues and friends. Read more…

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Los Alamos Celebrates Women’s Achievements (and Struggle) at the Lab

April 2, 2018

In 1944, chemist Lilli Hornig conducted plutonium research at Los Alamos—where she was physically segregated from her male colleagues. “I worked in a cubbyh Read more…

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Stephen Hawking, Legendary Scientist, Dies at 76

March 14, 2018

Stephen Hawking passed away at his home in Cambridge, England, in the early morning of March 14; he was 76. Born on January 8, 1942, Hawking was an English theo Read more…

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NSF Elevates Irene Qualters and Manish Parashar

March 5, 2018

The National Science Foundation announced two significant appointments today. Irene Qualters was named Senior Science Advisor within the CISE Office of the Assi Read more…

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PEZY President Arrested, Charged with Fraud

December 6, 2017

The head of Japanese supercomputing firm PEZY Computing was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of defrauding a government institution of 431 million yen (~$3.8 milli Read more…

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Bryant Departs Intel For Google Cloud

December 5, 2017

Google has upped its cloud game with its recruitment of Diane Bryant, the former Intel Corp.'s datacenter boss who becomes chief operating officer of Google Clo Read more…

By George Leopold

SC Bids Farewell to Denver, Heads to Dallas for 30th Anniversary

November 17, 2017

After a jam-packed four-day expo and intensive six-day technical program, SC17 has wrapped up another successful event that brought together nearly 13,000 visit Read more…

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