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Why Supercomputing Matters

What happens in high-performance computing eventually finds its way into mainstream computing. Keeping up with the latest innovations goes a long way toward managing a data center that meets your business' needs.


Tags: Facebook, Intel, HP, nVidia, supercomputing, TOP500, Open Compute

Fastest Supercomputer Breaks 10 Petaflop Barrier

Japan's K Computer is the most powerful supercomputer on Earth


Tags: supercomputer, TOP500

Virtualization Deemed 'Disruptive' to HPC

Is virtualization really all that new to HPC?
Tags: virtualization, supercomputers, supercomputing, HPC, TOP500

Top500 Supercomputing List Reveals Computing Trends

Faster and more integrated interconnects play a key role in this 'Asian invasion' of the semi-annual TOP500 Supercomputing list.
Tags: supercomputers, supercomputing, high performance, HPC, TOP500

Red Sky Supercomputer: A Showcase for Oracle/Sun Blade Servers and Storage

What happens when two supercomputers join together and operate as one? With Red Sky/Red Mesa, a collaborative effort involving Sandia National Labs, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Oracle/Sun, we're about to find out.
Tags: Oracle, Sun, supercomputers, TOP500, Server Blades

China, Nvidia Build World's Fastest Supercomputer

After years of talking up GPUs in high performance computing, Nvidia has some petaflops to finally back it up.
Tags: Intel, nVidia, supercomputers, HPC, TOP500

Top Supercomputer Nearly Doubles in Speed

Can a processor upgrade really yield those kinds of results?
Tags: IBM, supercomputer, TOP500