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Titan Computer Is Fastest
2012-11-12 19:21:07

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has completed some upgrades to their existing super computer, and they´ve become awfully proud of it. This new supercomputer combines the power of CPUs and GPUs, improving the power of the previous Jaguar supercomputer ten fold. The result: The Titan supercomputer takes up the same footprint of about 200 refrigerators and is said to be capable of calculating 20 petaflops without...

2012-07-23 23:01:50

Packt published a book on CouchDB recently, titled CouchDB and PHP Web Development Beginner's Guide. The book teaches the basics and fundamentals of using CouchDB, and shows readers how to build an application from beginning to end with the help of a variety of code examples and real world scenarios. Birmingham, UK (PRWEB) July 24, 2012 Packt published a book on CouchDB recently, titled CouchDB and PHP Web Development Beginner's Guide. The book teaches the basics and fundamentals of using...

Simulations Show Nuclear Weapon Performance In Molecular Detail
2012-06-06 03:56:29

U.S. researchers are perfecting simulations that show a nuclear weapon's performance in precise molecular detail, tools that are becoming critical for national defense because international treaties forbid the detonation of nuclear test weapons. The simulations must be operated on supercomputers containing thousands of processors, but doing so has posed reliability and accuracy problems, said Saurabh Bagchi, an associate professor in Purdue University's School of Electrical and Computer...


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