Exascale

08.08.14
Desktop-sized laser supercomputers could be coming by 2020
08.08.14

Desktop-sized laser supercomputers could be coming by 2020

Small, eco-friendly optical supercomputers may soon be crunching quadrillions of calculations per...

By S. Dent,   08.08.14
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08.31.12
Intel opens up about its 'Knights Corner' supercomputer co-processor
08.31.12

Intel opens up about its 'Knights Corner' supercomputer co-processor

HotChips is the show where chip makers come to show off their latest slices of silicon, and Knight...

By D. Cooper,   08.31.12
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07.16.12
NVIDIA scores $12.4 million contract from the DOE to help FastForward exascale computing
07.16.12

NVIDIA scores $12.4 million contract from the DOE to help FastForward exascale computing

Sick and tired of waiting around for some exascale computing? So's the Department of Energy. The a...

By B. Heater,   07.16.12
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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...

By T. O'Brien,   06.18.12
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04.02.12
IBM: 'We must build an Exascale computer before 2024' (video)
04.02.12

IBM: 'We must build an Exascale computer before 2024' (video)

ASTRON has enlisted the help of IBM to lead a five-year, $43 million project to develop and build...

By D. Cooper,   04.02.12
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06.20.11
Intel plans exascale computing by 2018, wants to make petaflops passé
06.20.11

Intel plans exascale computing by 2018, wants to make petaflops passé

Sure, Fujitsu has a right to be proud of its K supercomputer -- performing over 8 petaflops with...

By M. Gorman,   06.20.11
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02.09.11
IBM's Mira supercomputer does ten petaflops with ease, inches us closer to exascale-class computing
02.09.11

IBM's Mira supercomputer does ten petaflops with ease, inches us closer to exascale-class computing

Say hello to the Blue Gene/Q, or if you're looking for something a bit less intimidating, "Mira." T...

By D. Murph,   02.09.11
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12.01.10
IBM breakthrough brings us one step closer to exascale computing, even more intense chess opponents
12.01.10

IBM breakthrough brings us one step closer to exascale computing, even more intense chess opponents

The path to exascale computing is a long and windy one, and it's dangerously close to slipping into...

By D. Murph,   12.01.10
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08.11.10
DARPA enlists NVIDIA to build exascale supercomputer that's '1000x faster' than today's quickest
08.11.10

DARPA enlists NVIDIA to build exascale supercomputer that's '1000x faster' than today's quickest

At this point, it's pretty obvious that GPUs will soon be playing a huge role in modern day supercom...

By D. Murph,   08.11.10
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