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

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 visitors to the Colorado Convention Cent

By Tiffany Trader

New Technologies, Industry Luminaries, and Outstanding Top500 Results Highlight Intel’s SC17 Presence

Last week, the rhetorical one-two punch of the Intel® HPC Developer Conference and Supercomputing 2017 offered global HPC aficionados new insights into the direction of advanced HPC technologies

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SC17 Keynote – HPC Powers SKA Efforts to Peer Deep into the Cosmos

This week’s SC17 keynote – Life, the Universe and Computing: The Story of the SKA Telescope – was a powerful pitch for the potential of Big Science projects that also showcased the foundati

By John Russell

How Cities Use HPC at the Edge to Get Smarter

Cities are sensoring up, collecting vast troves of data that they’re running through predictive models and using the insights to solve problems that, in some cases, city managers didn’t even

By Doug Black

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HPE Launches ARM-based Apollo System for HPC, AI

November 14, 2017

HPE doubled down on its memory-driven computing vision while expanding its processor portfolio with the announcement yesterday of the company’s first ARM-base Read more…

By Doug Black

The HPC Storage Cocktail, Both Shaking and Stirring SC17

November 9, 2017

I’ve no doubt that familiar themes will be circulating the halls of Supercomputing in Denver, echoes of last year’s show – how to survive in the post-Moor Read more…

By Rosemary Francis

IBM Demonstrates In-memory Computing with 1M PCM Devices

October 30, 2017

Last week IBM reported successfully using one million phase change memory (PCM) devices to implement and demonstrate an unsupervised learning algorithm running Read more…

By John Russell

MIT, ETH Develop Scheme to Boost On-package DRAM Performance 50%

October 24, 2017

It’s no secret memory-to-processor bottlenecks have become a chief obstacle in boosting computer performance. Recent efforts to place DRAM onto chip packages Read more…

Cray+Azure: Can Cloud Propel Supercomputing?

October 23, 2017

Cray, which has been seeking new points of entry for its supercomputing technology into the cloud enterprise arena, has struck a partnership with Microsoft and Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Cray Completes ClusterStor Deal, Sunsets Sonexion Brand

September 25, 2017

Having today (Sept. 25) completed the transaction and strategic partnership with Seagate announced back in July, Cray is now home to the ClusterStor line and will be sunsetting the Sonexion brand. Cray is taking over all the Lustre-based ClusterStor products as well as support and maintenance for the entire ClusterStor base. Read more…

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Lustre Enhances Flexibility for Big Data Era

September 13, 2017

Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and Intel Corporation have wrapped up a three year project aimed at giving users of Lustre, the Department o Read more…

By Scott Jones, ORNL

IBM Storage Breakthrough Paves Way for 330TB Tape Cartridges

August 3, 2017

IBM announced yesterday a new record for magnetic tape storage that it says will keep tape storage density on a Moore's law-like path far into the next decade. Read more…

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