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2013-11-18 08:30:15

- 15,000 bubbles are simulated using IBM BlueGene/Q "Sequoia" at 14.4 Petaflop of sustained performance, a 150-fold improvement over current state-of-the-art DENVER, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists at ETH Zurich, the renown Swiss university and IBM Research (NYSE: IBM), in collaboration with the Technical University of Munich and the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), have set a new record in supercomputing in fluid dynamics using 6.4 million threads on LLNL's 96 rack...

NASA Experts Showcase Science, Technology At SC13 Supercomputing Conference
2013-11-14 14:13:21

NASA Some of NASA's best and brightest will showcase more than 30 of the agency's exciting computational achievements at SC13, the international supercomputing conference, Nov. 17-22, 2013 in Denver. Highlights include: -- a summary of supercomputing-assisted science revelations made during NASA's Mars rover Curiosity's first year on the Red Planet; -- the Kepler mission's new data-centric strategy for continuing the search for Earth-sized planets; -- unique insights into the...

2013-10-07 09:26:31

System to expand computing capacity across both traditional and non-traditional domains The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, has been awarded a $12-million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to deploy Comet, a new petascale supercomputer designed to transform advanced scientific computing by expanding access and capacity among traditional as well as non-traditional research domains. Comet will be capable of an overall peak...

University Of California Santa Cruz Acquires Powerful New Astrophysics Supercomputer System
2013-08-01 09:46:35

University Of California Santa Cruz NSF-funded "Hyades" supercomputer is paired with a Huawei UDS petabyte storage system for data archiving and sharing State-of-the-art computer systems have been instrumental in making UC Santa Cruz one of the world's leading centers for computational astrophysics and planetary science. A new supercomputer recently installed on campus provides an order of magnitude improvement in the ability of researchers to address fundamental questions in cosmology...

2013-07-30 00:21:37

High-Performance, High-Density Systems Support NVIDIA Kepler Architecture-Based Tesla K10 and K20/K20X Accelerators and NVIDIA GRID K1 and K2 GPUs SAN JOSE, Calif., July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing, will exhibit its range of high-performance enterprise-class supercomputing solutions at the NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference Japan 2013 (GTC Japan...

2013-07-18 23:17:16

The fast-growing Cloud ERP provider sent out pairs of flip flops to invite prospective partners to a special “Exploring Acumatica” event. Kirkland, WA (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Nothing says summer like a pair of flip flops. And that’s what fast-growing Cloud ERP provider Acumatica counted on when they mailed out pairs of flip flops this summer in an unusual recruiting campaign. “We wanted a unique way to get our message to prospective partners,” said Charlie Horton, Channel...

2013-07-10 08:35:48

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jack Dongarra, distinguished professor of computer science at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is designing software that will be critical in making the next generation of supercomputers operational. For decades, supercomputers have been tackling the world's most pressing challenges, from sequencing the human genome to predicting climate changes. But their power is limited and thus, so is our knowledge. The next...

2013-06-24 08:32:03

BEIJING, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 19 (German time), the 2013 International Student Cluster Challenge (ISC'13) was closed in Leipzig, Germany. The team from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) in China has won the Best Linpack award and set a world new record with 8.455TFLOPS. The team from the Centre for High Performance Computing of South Africa won the Overall Best award, and the team from Tsinghua University ranked second in terms of overall score at...

2013-06-18 12:31:47

Peace, Love & 1,000 Flip Flops Campaign Rewards Those Who Make a Difference in Life LAFAYETTE, Calif., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northern California-based fashion company, MADiL, www.mymadil.com today announced it is giving away 1,000 pairs of its popular flip flops to people who share a photo or video of themselves doing good as part of its "Peace, Love & 1,000 Flip Flops" campaign. The first 1,000 people to visit MADiL's website...

China Reclaims 'World's Fastest Supercomputer' Title With Tianhe-2
2013-06-17 14:29:22

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Chinese researchers have developed the world's fastest computer system capable of operating as fast as 33.86 petaflops per second. Tianhe-2, developed by China's National University of Defense Technology, overtook the former champion Titan, which was built by the United States. Titan is installed at the U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and now ranks number two with a performance of 17.59 petaflops...