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2010-04-08 07:01:00

ARMONK, N.Y., April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced today that Woodward Control Solutions will access a high performance cloud environment from Nimbis Services and IBM to simulate and design aircraft components. With cloud-based simulation, Woodward will avoid building physical prototypes of its products and so deliver them to market 80 percent faster while generating half the waste from materials. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) U.S....

2010-03-02 06:00:00

HOUSTON, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rice University and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today unveiled a new high-performance computing (HPC) initiative for biomedical and life sciences research that features one of the most powerful supercomputers in the Texas Medical Center. Rice scientists will use the supercomputer in collaboration with researchers from across the medical center to study cancer, AIDS and other complex diseases. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please...

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2009-12-11 09:42:41

In order to collect more data on global warming, German scientists unveiled the world's largest weather supercomputer on Thursday. The supercomputer, dubbed "Blizzard", weighs 35 tons, uses 50 kilometers of cables, and is capable of 158 Teraflops, or 158 trillion calculations, per second. Scientists believes "Blizzard" cannot only track reactions in the atmosphere and oceans, it should be able to work out the influence of ice and plants on greenhouse gases and climate change. The German...

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2009-11-25 09:30:00

Technology designed to blast aliens in computer games is part of a new GPU (Graphics Processing Units) computer cluster that will process CSIRO research data thousands of times faster and more efficiently than a desktop PC. The new GPU cluster will complement the supercomputing resources available to CSIRO researchers such as the recently installed NCI facility at the Australian National University. The cluster will allow CSIRO scientists to explore what may well be the next generation...

2009-11-20 14:08:28

At the 2009 Supercomputing Conference in Portland, Oregon (USA), the high-performance computer QPACE (QCD Parallel Computing on the Cell) was recognized today as the most energy-efficient supercomputer in the world. QPACE is at the head of the Green500 list, which provides a global ranking of energy-efficient supercomputers. QPACE was developed by an academic consortium of universities and research centers as well as the German IBM research and development center in Böblingen within the...

2009-11-20 09:30:00

PROVIDENCE, R.I. and ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Brown University and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the opening of a multimillion-dollar supercomputer at Brown's Center for Computation and Visualization. The supercomputer is the most powerful computational system in Rhode Island and will be used by researchers statewide to tackle "grand challenges" affecting Ocean State residents in climate change, education, energy and health. (Logo:...

2009-11-17 07:25:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Clustercorp today announced the immediate availability of Rocks+ on HP High Performance Computers and Clouds as part of HP's Unified Cluster Portfolio. Rocks+, based on the leading open source Linux cluster distribution, is a complete cluster operating environment suitable for data centers of all shapes and sizes. Clustercorp is working with HP to make managing clusters and clouds a simple, effective experience. (Logo:...

2009-11-16 08:45:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMCI), a leader in application-optimized, high-performance server solutions, is unveiling its new TwinBlade(TM) the latest addition to its SuperBlade® family of blade servers at SC '09, Oregon Convention Center in Portland (booth 2355). With superior processing power and performance-per-watt, TwinBlade(TM) Supermicro's new breakthrough in blade system design, doubles the number of...

2009-11-16 08:30:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMCI), a leader in application-optimized, high-performance server solutions, is demonstrating its latest high-performance computing (HPC) server and blade solutions this week at SuperComputing 2009 in the Oregon Convention Center, booth 2355. These solutions, based on the new AMD SR56xx/SP5100 chipset and optimized for Six-Core AMD Opteron(TM) processors, boost performance with PCI Express 2.0 to double...

2009-11-16 08:30:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMCI), a leader in application-optimized, high-performance server solutions, is demonstrating the company's new 2U Twin servers equipped with two NVIDIA Tesla C1060 GPUs at SuperComputing 2009, Oregon Convention Center, booth 2355. A powerful solution for compute-intensive HPC applications, this new architecture increases the maximum storage capacity per 1U server node 50% by supporting six hot-swap 3.5"...