High Performance Computing Body Creates Group For Music Research

The HPC Advisory Council, an organization for high-performance computing research, outreach and education, has formed the HPCmusic subgroup, an advanced research project that focuses on the usage of high performance computing...

IBM Makes Supercomputer Watson’s API Available To Developers

Companies can now embed access to supercomputing power in their product or services offerings, or build apps on top of a supercomputer. IBM is letting developers build apps for Watson, and...

Intel Gets $19M High Performance Computing Subcontracts

Intel has been awarded two subcontracts totaling $19 million with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). As part of these two awards, Intel Federal, a wholly owned subsidiary, will be a...

SGI To Build World’s Largest Commercial HPC System

Oil and gas group Total has selected SGI to provide a high performance computing (HPC) solution capable of delivering compute power of 2.3 petaflops per second. SGI says this is going...

IBM’s Blue Gene/Q Can Deliver 100 Petaflops Scalable Peak Performance

    IBM’s next generation supercomputing project Blue Gene/Q will provide an ultra-scale technical computing platform to solve problems facing engineers and scientists at faster, more energy efficient, and more reliable rates than...

Cray Launches The Cray Sonexion 1300

Cray has launched the Cray Sonexion 1300 system -- an integrated file system, software and storage product. The Cray Sonexion 1300 system is shipped as an integrated solution with all management and...

Cray Wins $188 Million Contract From University Of Illinois

Cray has finalized a contract with the University of Illinois' ‘National Center for Supercomputing Applications’ (NCSA) to provide the supercomputer for the National Science Foundation's Blue Waters project. The supercomputer will be...

U.S. Department of Energy To Get $97 Million+ World’s Fastest Supercomputer

By Sudarshana Banerjee The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has awarded a contract to Cray to vamp up its Jaguar. Before you start dreaming of cars, the Jaguar is the...