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2010-11-10 14:35:57

The road to exascale computing is a long one, but the Georgia Institute of Technology, a new leader in high-performance computing research and education, continues to win new awards and attract new talent to drive technology innovation.

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.

2010-11-03 00:00:39

LLNL Selects Appro HyperPower™, 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 HyperPower™ 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 data analysis and visualization projects.

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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.

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).

2010-09-20 08:30:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- GPU Technology Conference 2010 -- Super Micro Computer, Inc.

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2010-08-11 06:15:00

Nvidia announced Monday that it will be leading a team awarded a 25-million-dollar contract by Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to create a microchip that it hopes will "leave today’s supercomputers in the dust."

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2010-06-20 07:59:42

The Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), located at the US Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, has run over two billion processor-hours of computations at a mind-boggling speed of over 557 trillion calculations a second as it enables scientists and engineers to conduct cutting-edge research in just weeks or months rather than years.

2010-06-01 13:00:00

ARMONK, N.Y. and COLLEGE STATION, Texas, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Texas A&M University used IBM supercomputing technology to carry out potentially life-saving tuberculosis research at a rate more than four times faster than was previously possible.

2010-06-01 08:30:00

HAMBURG, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ISC '10 -- LSI Corporation (NYSE: LSI) today announced that the Military Applications Division (DAM) of the French Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) has installed next-generation LSI(TM) storage system technology in its petaflop-scale data center hosting the Tera 100 supercomputer.


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  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
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