Supercomputers

10.31.11
China debuts homegrown supercomputer, hits one petaflop mark
10.31.11

China debuts homegrown supercomputer, hits one petaflop mark

China has already, however briefly, sat atop the Top500 list of supercomputers, but that was usin...

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09.21.11
'Monster Cat' 30,472-core supercomputer can be yours for $1,279 an hour
09.21.11

'Monster Cat' 30,472-core supercomputer can be yours for $1,279 an hour

Nicknamed after the magical "Nekomata" cat of Japanese nightmares, Cycle Computing's monstrous ne...

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04.20.09
NetEase to buy all new servers for Chinese WoW
04.20.09

NetEase to buy all new servers for Chinese WoW

Yes, as you may have noticed in the update on our post the other day, it's confirmed: NetEase will...

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11.18.08
The supercomputers behind World of Warcraft
11.18.08

The supercomputers behind World of Warcraft

The New York Times has an intriguing story up about supercomputers around the world, and, as we've h...

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02.24.08
Exascale computing: it's the new terascale
02.24.08

Exascale computing: it's the new terascale

Anybody remember when a gigaflop was a big deal? Oh, how far we've come. Researchers are now talkin...

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06.26.07
IBM unveils one-petaflop Blue Gene/P supercomputer
06.26.07

IBM unveils one-petaflop Blue Gene/P supercomputer

It was but two years ago that we all sat in awe of IBM's beautiful 280.6-teraflop masterpiece, and i...

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07.31.06
Japanese supercomputer breaks the petaflop barrier
07.31.06

Japanese supercomputer breaks the petaflop barrier

Japan, which once topped the list of world's fastest supercomputers with NEC's Earth Simulator, has...

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