Supercomputing

08.04.12
IBM pushing System z, Power7+ chips as high as 5.5GHz, mainframes get mightier
08.04.12

IBM pushing System z, Power7+ chips as high as 5.5GHz, mainframes get mightier

Ten-core, 2.4GHz Xeons? Pshaw. IBM is used to the kind of clock speeds and brute force power that...

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06.18.12
Intel christens its 'Many Integrated Core' products Xeon Phi, eyes exascale milestone
06.18.12

Intel christens its 'Many Integrated Core' products Xeon Phi, eyes exascale milestone

Been wondering when the next big leap in high performance computing would hit? Well, Intel would l...

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05.16.12
NVIDIA outs a pair of Tesla GPUs to electrify your supercomputer
05.16.12

NVIDIA outs a pair of Tesla GPUs to electrify your supercomputer

NVIDIA's announced a pair of Tesla GPUs that'll give some extra pep to your supercomputing tasks....

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03.12.12
IBM demonstrates Deep Thunder weather app on iPad
03.12.12

IBM demonstrates Deep Thunder weather app on iPad

Almost everyone knows about Deep Blue, the chess playing supercomputer. But have you heard of its...

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12.23.11
VT nears completion of HokieSpeed, world's 96th most powerful supercomputer
12.23.11

VT nears completion of HokieSpeed, world's 96th most powerful supercomputer

If basking in the presence of a powerful supercomputer is on your list of "must-haves" when selec...

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11.16.11
Intel's gettin' kinda heavy, it's got the power, gonna break your heart
11.16.11

Intel's gettin' kinda heavy, it's got the power, gonna break your heart

Intel spent most of yesterday standing in the bar at the SC11 conference showing off the size o...

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11.14.11
Barcelona readies hybrid ARM-based supercomputer, uses NVIDIA GPUs for heavy lifting
11.14.11

Barcelona readies hybrid ARM-based supercomputer, uses NVIDIA GPUs for heavy lifting

NVIDIA has announced that it'll be providing CUDA GPUs for Barcelona's Supercomputing Center, wit...

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08.26.11
IBM developing largest data drive ever, with 120 petabytes of bliss
08.26.11

IBM developing largest data drive ever, with 120 petabytes of bliss

So, this is pretty... big. At this very moment, researchers at IBM are building the largest data...

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08.09.11
IBM and NCSA end their Blue Waters affair, go back to just being supercomputing friends
08.09.11

IBM and NCSA end their Blue Waters affair, go back to just being supercomputing friends

It seems that IBM and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Ill...

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