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2011-05-09 12:34:00

NEW YORK and HILLSBORO, Ore., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Reservoir Labs, Inc. and Intel Corporation have signed a subcontracting agreement that brings Reservoir Labs research scientists and technologies to Intel's team developing Extreme Scale computing technologies in DARPA's Ubiquitous High Performance Computing (UHPC) research program. The goal of the UHPC program is to develop 1 PFLOPS (HPL) single cabinet systems, including self-contained cooling, that overcome significant energy...

2011-05-05 09:00:00

NEWARK, Del., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EM Photonics announced today that the Tokyo Institute of Technology has added its GPU-accelerated linear algebra library CULA tools to its supercomputer TSUBAME 2.0. The 4-year site license agreement was facilitated by Best Systems, one of EM Photonics' major resellers in Japan. Best Systems was selected for its experience in providing high-performance computing solutions to Japanese universities and government agencies. (Logo:...

2011-03-04 00:00:29

Trestles Supercomputer Targets High Productivity for Users Milpitas, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 03, 2011 Appro (http://www.appro.com), a leading provider of supercomputing solutions, announces the deployment of an innovative high performance computer (HPC) system named "Trestles" by the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at UC San Diego. The system is based on Quad-socket, 8-Core AMD Opteron compute nodes connected via a QDR InfiniBand Fabric configured by SDSC and Appro. This project was...

2011-02-08 08:01:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory will use IBM's next-generation Blue Gene supercomputer to enable significant advances in areas such as designing ultra-efficient electric car batteries, understanding global climate change and exploring the evolution of our universe. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110208/NY44083) (Logo:...

2010-12-08 00:00:42

Appro 1U-Tetraâ“ž¢ Supercomputers Chosen by Lockheed Martin for Five US Department of Defense Locations Appro to Support High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP) to Improve Supercomputing Capabilities Milpitas, CA (Vocus) December 7, 2010 Appro (http://www.appro.com ), a leading provider of supercomputing solutions, today announced that it has been awarded a subcontract for a 147.5TF Appro 1U-Tetraâ“ž¢ supercomputers...

2010-11-19 13:14:00

ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) supercomputers are the most energy efficient supercomputers in the world, according to the latest Supercomputing 'Green500 List' announced by Green500.org. A prototype of IBM's next generation Blue Gene supercomputer is #1 on the list. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO) The list shows that 15 of the top 25 most energy efficient supercomputers in the world are built on IBM high-performance computing...

2010-11-17 07:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- SC10 -- LSI Corporation (NYSE: LSI) today announced that LSI(TM) Engenio® storage system technology has been installed as part of the world's sixth fastest supercomputer at the Military Applications Division (DAM) of the French Atomic Energy Commission (CEA). With theoretical processing power of 1.25 petaflops, CEA's Tera 100 supercomputer ranks among the world's fastest supercomputers in the newly published TOP500 list, the...

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2010-11-16 14:35:00

The Department of Energy's National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) announced on Tuesday that it is now home to the fifth most powerful supercomputer in the world. The new supercomputer can perform 1.05 petaflops (quadrillions of calculations per second) running the Linpack benchmark.  The machine is named Hopper after Admiral Grace Hopper, a pioneer in software development and programming languages. The Hopper is funded by Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of...

2010-11-15 12:44:00

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- SC10 -- The Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Research (FIAS) at the Goethe University Frankfurt today announced a 285.2 TeraFLOPS Linpack score at 736 MegaFLOPS per watt at a PUE of only 1.1, a key milestone toward the "Landes Offensive zur Entwicklung Wissenschasftlich okonomischer Exzellenz (LOEWE)." Professor Lindenstruth, who holds a Helmholtz International Center (HIC) for the international large-scale Facility for Antiproton and Ion...

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2010-11-15 11:30:00

China overtook the United States recently to become the world leader of supercomputing on Sunday after a www.top500.org survey ranked the country's Tianhe supercomputer the fastest machine on the planet. The Tianhe, meaning Milky Way, is, in theory, able to complete more than 1 quadrillion calculations per second -- or one petaflop -- when running at peak speed. By comparison, one day of tasks for Tianhe might take a top-notch personal computer 160 years to complete, working non-stop. The...