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2011-11-15 00:20:01

Achieving world's fastest processing speed of 10.51 petaflops and 93.2% operating efficiency. Tokyo, Nov 15, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - RIKEN and Fujitsu have taken the No. 1 position for the "K computer" on the 38th TOP500 list announced today in the United States (November 14, PST), for a consecutive two terms in a row. The K computer, currently under joint development, was designated as being the world's fastest supercomputer. The TOP500 was previously announced in...

2011-11-14 16:00:00

LLNL, LANL and Sandia initiate 2PetaFlop/s Xtreme-Xâ“ž¢ Supercomputer deployment based on the Intel® Xeon® processor E5 Family Seattle, CA (PRWEB) November 14, 2011 Appro (http://www.appro.com), a leading provider of supercomputing solutions, announces today that the three U.S. national laboratories under contract with the US Department of Energyâs National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) initiated deployment of the next-generation,...

2011-11-14 12:00:00

TORQUE 4.0 beta Offers Scalability and Enterprise-Ready Speed and Reliability Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) November 14, 2011 Adaptive Computing, managers of the worldâs largest supercomputing workloads and experts in HPC workload management, today announced the availability of TORQUE 4.0 beta that offers petaflop scalability and enterprise-ready speed and reliability for high performance computing jobs and resource management. TORQUE is an open-source job/resource manager that...

2011-11-09 12:00:00

Appro has been selected for the second time to support the High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP) to improve supercomputing capabilities. Milpitas, CA (PRWEB) November 09, 2011 Appro (http://www.appro.com), a leading provider of supercomputing solutions, today announced that it has been awarded a subcontract for a 303.23TF Appro Xtreme-Xâ“ž¢ Supercomputer for the second time by Lockheed Martin in support of the DoD High Performance Computing...

China Adds Another Supercomputer To Its Roster
2011-11-01 09:21:32

China surprised the United States and other world markets last year when it unveiled one of the fastest supercomputers on the planet, and shocked the industry even further when, last week, the country revealed their new powerful number-crunching machine that relies on Chinese microchips rather than standard ones used in many of the world℠s fastest supercomputers. The Chinese Sunway BlueLight MPP supercomputer was installed in September at the National Supercomputer Center in Jinan,...

Cray Computer Awarded Department Of Energy Contract
2011-10-12 05:11:15

Cray Computer was awarded a $97 million contract by the Department of Energy´s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). The contract will upgrade the lab´s current Cray XT5 computer, dubbed Jaguar, which runs at 2.3 million billion calculations per second (petaflops) into a new Cray XK6 with a peak calculation speed between 10 and 20 petaflops. According to the news release, the new system, dubbed as Titan, will contain the latest AMD Opteron central processing units and NVIDIA...

2011-09-14 12:00:00

Appro Xtreme-Xâ“ž¢ Supercomputer to Enable Large-Scale HPC Scientific Research Simulation Milpitas, CA (PRWEB) September 14, 2011 Appro (http://www.appro.com), a leading provider of supercomputing solutions, today announced that the Appro Xtreme-Xâ“ž¢ Supercomputer based on the future Intel® Xeon® processor E5 Family is selected by the Center for Computational Sciences at the University of Tsukuba. The award marks the...


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