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Cray Unifies Midrange Supercomputers on XE6, XK6 Architectures

The supercomputing giant has discontinued its lower-priced CX line of midrange supercomputers and replaced them with new entry-level configurations of its high-end supercomputers.


Tags: supercomputing, Cray, high performance computing

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

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

ScaleMP Takes vSMP Up a Notch

Virtualization isn't just about slicing and dicing. Sometimes it's about bringing systems together, as ScaleMP demonstrates with its latest release of vSMP Foundation.
Tags: server virtualization, supercomputing, clustering, ScaleMP, SMP

IBM's in Hot Water to Cool Servers

The latest idea in supercomputer cooling is to let the machines operate at something warmer than meat locker temperatures.
Tags: IBM, data center, blade servers, supercomputing, cooling

ScaleMP, Microsoft Help Bring HPC and Cloud Computing Together

Virtually Speaking: Cloud computing continues to find its way into some of the most unlikely places. The HPC community is beginning to embrace it. Is cloud poised to become the most ubiquitous technology of the 21st Century?
Tags: cloud computing, Microsoft, virtualization, supercomputing, ScaleMP

HPC Server Market Declined 11.6% in 2009, Return to Growth Expected in 2010, According to IDC

IDC expects the HPC technical server market to begin recovering from the impact of the global economic recession in early-2010, with year-over-year growth projected at 5% to 7%
Tags: server, IDC, supercomputing, HPC

Supercomputing Heads for the Cloud

Virtually Speaking: Vendors are gearing up to aggregate computing power in the cloud.
Tags: cloud computing, Cloud, virtualization, supercomputing, ScaleMP