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2010-11-12 09:48:10

In the future, supercomputers will feature processors the size of a sugar cube, as well as water-based cooling systems that will make them far more energy efficient than today's models, according to top scientists at IBM. The technological advances were discussed by IBM's Dr. Bruno Michel at the company's Zurich-based laboratories, according to a Friday article by BBC News Science and Technology Reporter Jason Palmer. "The approach will see many computer processors stacked on top of one...

2010-11-03 09:00:00

TROY, Mich., Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Altair Engineering, Inc., a global leader in software solutions that make high-performance computing (HPC) faster, simpler and smarter, announced today the upcoming release of PBS Professional 11.0. More information will be announced at its Supercomputing 2010 (SC10) exhibit in New Orleans, La., Nov. 13-19, 2010. As an industry leading commercial-grade HPC workload and resource management, PBS Professional continues to help customers increase...

2010-11-03 00:00:39

LLNL Selects Appro HyperPowerâ“ž¢, Hybrid Blade Clusters to Support Data Analysis and Visualization Projects Appro (http://www.appro.com), a leading provider of supercomputing solutions, today announces the deployment of Appro HyperPowerâ“ž¢ Clusters, based on the Appro CPU/GPU GreenBlade System to provide Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) Computing Center with a new visualization cluster called "Edge" geared to support...

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2010-10-28 13:00:00

China's Tianhe-1A has taken over first place for the world's fastest supercomputer. The machine is capable of carrying out over 2.5 thousands trillion calculations a second. The supercomputer draws on over 7,000 graphics processors and 14,000 Intel chips. The Top 500 Organization, which maintains a list of the most powerful machines, has confirmed Tianhe-1A has taken the new spot. China's Tianhe-1A (also known as Milky Way) has taken the place from U.S. XT5 Jaguar at the Oak Ridge...

2010-10-12 09:00:00

TROY, Mich., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Altair Engineering, Inc., a global leader in software solutions that make high- performance computing (HPC) faster, simpler and smarter, announced today PBS Professional was selected by NEC Corporation (NEC) as the workload management tool for TSUBAME 2.0, one of the world's fastest supercomputer systems. TSUBAME 2.0 is extremely GPU-rich and is the world's most power-efficient and most versatile machine, incorporating many of the latest green and...

2010-09-28 04:35:03

Tokyo, Sept 28, 2010 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu announced that today it began shipping the computing units for Japan's Next-Generation Supercomputer, nicknamed the "K" computer(1). The supercomputer is a central part of the High-Performance Computing Infrastructure (HPCI) initiative(2) led by Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), and is being jointly developed with RIKEN, an independent research institution funded by the Japanese government. The system...

2010-09-20 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Today during the keynote address at the High Performance Computing Financial Markets Conference, Microsoft Corp. announced the immediate availability of Windows HPC Server 2008 R2. Providing a comprehensive and integrated high-performance computing (HPC) solution at a low cost of ownership, this server offers new capabilities for powerful analysis and is ready for the toughest technical computing workloads in business, academia and government. (Logo:...

2010-09-13 06:00:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Attunity Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: ATTUF), a leading provider of real-time data integration and event capture software, announced today that Southeastern Freight Lines (SEFL), a large trucking company in North America, has adopted Attunity's change data capture (CDC) and data replication software to enable their strategic data modernization initiative and improve operational efficiency. "As we rely on IT to enable growth and competitive...

2010-07-02 07:00:00

ZURICH, July 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) has delivered a first-of-a-kind hot water-cooled supercomputer to the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich), marking a new era in energy-aware computing. The innovative system, dubbed Aquasar, consumes up to 40 percent less energy than a comparable air-cooled machine. Through the direct use of waste heat to provide warmth to university buildings, Aquasar's carbon footprint is reduced by up to 85 percent. (Logo:...

2010-06-16 06:00:00

MILPITAS, Calif., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Appro (http://www.appro.com), a leading provider of supercomputing solutions, today announces the deployment of a Data Intensive Testbed Cluster solution based on Appro servers configured with ioMemory technology from Fusion-io to extend the existing Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) Hyperion system. Hyperion is the world's largest Linux cluster dedicated test bed for development and testing of critical Linux cluster technologies....