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2010-11-15 21:40:02

A new supercomputer rating system will be released by an international team led by Sandia National Laboratories at the Supercomputing Conference 2010 in New Orleans on Nov. 17. The rating system, Graph500, tests supercomputers for their skill in analyzing large, graph-based structures that link the huge numbers of data points present in biological, social and security problems, among other areas. "By creating this test, we hope to influence computer makers to build computers with the...

2010-11-15 08:30:00

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- SC10 -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMCI), the global leader in server technology innovation and green computing, is exhibiting an impressive selection of GPU-optimized supercomputing servers at the SuperComputing 2010 (SC10) Conference held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, November 15-18, including a SuperBlade® that supports 20 GPUs in a single 7U blade enclosure. (Photo:...

2010-11-15 07:10:00

NEW ORLEANS and ST. ALBANS, England, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Supercomputing 2010 -- Boston Limited, now in its 18th year as a distribution partner for silicon valley based Super Micro Computer, Inc., (Nasdaq: SMIC), today has formally announced the launch of their latest generation of Microsoft HPC Server 2008 R2-based SmartCluster M Series portable blade solutions. Visit stand 4538 for more information. Designed specifically for technical and enterprise computing SmartCluster...

2010-11-12 13:29:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMCI), the global leader in server technology innovation and green computing, today announced the launch of two new AMD Opteron(TM) 6100 Series processor-based SuperBlade® modules, which the company will demonstrate at SuperComputing 2010, November 15-18 in New Orleans, Louisiana at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, booth 3829. Supermicro is introducing a new TwinBlade(TM) and a new...

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2010-11-12 09:48:10

In the future, supercomputers will feature processors the size of a sugar cube, as well as water-based cooling systems that will make them far more energy efficient than today's models, according to top scientists at IBM. The technological advances were discussed by IBM's Dr. Bruno Michel at the company's Zurich-based laboratories, according to a Friday article by BBC News Science and Technology Reporter Jason Palmer. "The approach will see many computer processors stacked on top of one...

2010-11-11 22:09:05

New research from the University of Warwick, to be presented at the World's largest supercomputing conference next week, pits China's new No. 1 supercomputer against alternative US designs. The work provides crucial new analysis that will benefit the battle plans of both sides, in an escalating war between two competing technologies. Professor Stephen Jarvis, Royal Society Industry Fellow at the University of Warwick's Department of Computer Science, will tell some of the 15,000 delegates in...

2010-11-10 14:35:57

Strategic initiatives in heterogeneous systems, massive parallelism and massive data analytics lead the way 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. From algorithms to architectures and applications, Georgia Tech's researchers are collaborating with top companies, national labs and defense...

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. More information will be announced at its Supercomputing 2010 (SC10) exhibit in New Orleans, La., Nov. 13-19, 2010. As an industry leading commercial-grade HPC workload and resource management, PBS Professional continues to help customers increase...

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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. The machine is capable of carrying out over 2.5 thousands trillion calculations a second. The supercomputer draws on over 7,000 graphics processors and 14,000 Intel chips. The Top 500 Organization, which maintains a list of the most powerful machines, has confirmed Tianhe-1A has taken the new spot. China's Tianhe-1A (also known as Milky Way) has taken the place from U.S. XT5 Jaguar at the Oak Ridge...

2010-10-18 08:30:00

DENVER, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- SEG International Exposition -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMCI), the global leader in server technology innovation and green computing, is demonstrating supercomputing servers optimized for oil and gas industry applications at the 80th Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) International Exposition 2010 at the Colorado Convention Center, booth 2195 in Hall C, today through October 22. Supermicro is showcasing several GPU supercomputing...


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