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No need to worry: US blows $174m on new Cray to simulate nukes

Trinity to fire bombs, without firing the bombs
Richard Chirgwin, 13 Jul 23:58

Airbus to send 1,200 TFlops of HPC goodness down the runway

HP scores deal to provide plane-maker with new fleet of data-crunching 'PODs'
Richard Chirgwin, 09 Jul 03:03

ISC’14: Ever wanted to build data-crunching beast to beat them all?

HPC blog New way to enter - plus highlights from Leipzig

Los Alamos National Laboratory likes it, puts Scality's RING on it

Improved protection as firm updates its object storage software
Chris Mellor, 01 Jul 08:03

China's world-beating Tianhe-2 super has brawn, not brains

Report says need for bespoke software means low utilisation rates
Richard Chirgwin, 01 Jul 02:28

Rare HPC beauties unveiled: Quivering racks, Lustre clusters and the tiers of a Cray

ISC Leipzig It's all getting a bit terafloppy in Deutschland
Chris Mellor, 30 Jun 14:24

Supercomputing speed growth hits 'historical low' in new TOP500 list

Chinese complete top-spot trifecta with Tianhe-2
Iain Thomson, 25 Jun 01:44

GAME ON: NVIDIA brings GPUs to 64-bit ARM servers

HPC users targeted with parallel processing code
Simon Sharwood, 24 Jun 02:58

MIT boffins build 36 core processor with data-traffic smarts

Network-on-chip design uses internet-inspired scheme to solve bussing problems
Iain Thomson, 23 Jun 21:39

Intel teams with Micron on next-gen many-core Xeon Phi with 3D DRAM

Introduces new 'fundamental building block of HPC systems' with Intel Omni Scale Fabric
Rik Myslewski, 23 Jun 20:21

Mellanox gives InfiniBand a 5 BILLION PACKET/sec cloud dose

100 Gbps switch, HPC software, drinks less juice too
Richard Chirgwin, 23 Jun 15:05

D-Wave disputes benchmark study showing sluggish quantum computer

Faulty benchmarks and sampling methods all wrong, claim Canadian quantumoids
Iain Thomson, 20 Jun 23:44
hitahi t7k500 hard disk drive

High-end storage tanked, but 'HDPA' storage about to soar says IDC

That'd be 'high performance data analysis' kit for HPC-inspired Hadoopery
Simon Sharwood, 19 Jun 06:29

India throws switch on new 282.6 Tflop super

Chemistry department cruncher boasts 15,360 Xeon E5-2760v2 cores
Richard Chirgwin, 18 Jun 01:28

Opinion

In China, presumably they call cables noodles, not spaghetti

High power computing and awesome Chinese food? Sign me up!

HPC blog Meet the students doing startling things with their racks in Guangzhou

Young cluster wrestlers find 'hidden' sweet spot

HPC Blog Singapore, Shanghai and a side of Hungarian goulash

News

Gung-ho Guangzhou college kids smash LINPACK cluster record

HPC blog Oh snap! Don't TELL me you brought K20s to a K40s party

HP targets supercomputers with Project Apollo

Box shipper explains why it's plunging hot servers into water-cooled cages
Jack Clark, 10 Jun 01:06

High power computing and awesome Chinese food? Sign me up!

HPC blog Meet the students doing startling things with their racks in Guangzhou

Young cluster wrestlers find 'hidden' sweet spot

HPC Blog Singapore, Shanghai and a side of Hungarian goulash

Video: Whatever you do, DON'T BREAK Tianhe-2

HPC Blog Chinese and Russian cluster kids at Student Supercomputer Challenge

Kiwis unplug supercomputer after intrusion

34 Tflops in hackers' hands
Richard Chirgwin, 26 May 00:29

CERN: Build terabit networks or the Higgs gets it!

Particle boffins describe the future they need invented to keep discovering the universe
Simon Sharwood, 23 May 07:02

Livermore lab opens Catalyst super to industry users

7,776 cores available for your number-crunching needs
Richard Chirgwin, 15 May 03:44
Nvidia

Nvidia upgrades PGI 2014 accelerator compile suite

OpenACC C++ support advances the cause of GPU-based supercomputers
Richard Chirgwin, 13 May 01:02
iVEC's petaflops-housing Pawsey Centre data center

Australia to build 35,000-core supercomputer on Xeon-E5-2600 v3

Cray-CHING! Pawsey Centre's Magnus will top a petaflop using Chipzilla's next beasts
Simon Sharwood, 11 May 21:58
Galaxy simulation

ENTIRE UNIVERSE created in supercomputer. Not THIS universe (probably)

Do not mix with fairy cake and Total Perspective Vortex
Iain Thomson, 08 May 00:21
Stanford's Neurogrid board

Boffins build billion-synapse, three-watt 'brain'

Neural simulation might just be the future of fast, green computing
Richard Chirgwin, 30 Apr 03:28

Big Blue's GPFS: The tech's fantastic. Shame about the product

Storagebod Simplify it and you'll have a winner
StorageBod, 15 Apr 08:01
China's Tianahe-1A Supercomputer

Russia, India aim to dislodge China from No 1 on top of the 'flops

Mooted collaboration will aim to take down China's Tianhe-2
Phil Muncaster, 09 Apr 05:28
Fujitsu SoC

New Fujitsu SoC designs shrink supers' power slurp

New kit will help Japanes space agency to build 3.4 petaflop beast
Richard Chirgwin, 09 Apr 02:02