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China's Tianhe-1A has taken over first place for the world's fastest supercomputer.
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).
SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- GPU Technology Conference 2010 -- Super Micro Computer, Inc.
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 todayâ€™s supercomputers in the dust."
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.
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.
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.
China is ramping up its efforts to become the world's supercomputing superpower.
A research team from North Carolina State University has developed software that could make it easier for traditional software programs to take advantage of the powerful GPUs, essentially increasing complex computing brainpower.
SAN JOSE, Calif., May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Super Micro Computer, Inc.
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