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2014-09-19 08:28:13

Bell, a researcher emeritus in the Microsoft Research Silicon Valley Laboratory, was recognized "for his exceptional contributions in designing and bringing several computer systems to market that changed the world of computing LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Gordon Bell, known as "the father of the minicomputer," has been named the recipient of the 2014 IEEE Computer Society Seymour Cray Computer Engineering Award for his work in designing computer...

2014-09-16 23:07:36

New specification enables RoCE routing capabilities for the evolving enterprise data center and hyperscale networking infrastructure BEAVERTON, Ore. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 The InfiniBand® Trade Association (IBTA), a global organization dedicated to maintaining and furthering the InfiniBand™ specification, today announced the release of RoCEv2, an extension of the original RoCE specification announced in 2010 that brought the benefits of Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA) I/O...

2014-09-08 23:03:52

New processor generation from Intel powers versatile, efficient datacenters. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 iXsystems is pleased to announce the availability of a new line of servers based on the Intel® Xeon® Processor E5 v3 Product Family, the latest processor line from Intel Corporation. Whether addressing technical computing challenges, enabling cloud deployments, delivering intelligent storage, or powering design automation and data analytics, iXsystems servers take...

2014-09-03 12:22:53

Total's supercomputer Pangea delivers 10 times the computing capacity of the system it replaced for oil and gas exploration NUREMBERG, Germany, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As new oil and gas reserves become more elusive, companies like Total rely increasingly on high performance computing (HPC) to find opportunities in an ocean of seismic data. With SUSE Linux Enterprise Server as the operating system for its new SGI supercomputer, Total now has an optimal combination of...

2014-08-11 23:02:19

Dawn M. Echols, M.S., LPC, & Executive Director of Dawning Phoenix, LLC – a counseling & conflict resolution practice, has teamed up with founder Kelley Linn of Transitions Resource, a Divorce Consumer Advocacy dedicated to reducing the wounding and enhancing the healing of divorce, in developing therapeutic tools for therapists and clients aimed at educating and empowering individuals in the difficult process of divorce. Gainesville, Georgia (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Dawning...

2014-07-23 12:36:02

SoftLayer adds InfiniBand to cloud services portfolio DALLAS, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it is making high performance computing (HPC), as part of technical computing, more accessible through the cloud for clients grappling with big data and other computationally intensive activities. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO A new option from SoftLayer, an IBM Company, will provide industry standard InfiniBand networking...

2014-06-26 16:27:19

COLLEGE PARK, Md., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A University of Maryland supercomputer for the first time has been ranked among the most powerful supercomputers in the world, according to the 43rd edition of the closely watched list released twice yearly by TOP500.org. Deepthought2, launched in May 2014 to support advanced research activities, ranks No. 14 among U.S. universities, making the high-performance computing system one of the nation's fastest in an academic...

2014-06-25 23:02:45

InfiniBand® Trade Association (IBTA) announces details of newly released TOP500 list of supercomputers ISC14, Leipzig, Germany (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The InfiniBand® Trade Association (IBTA), a global organization dedicated to maintaining and furthering the InfiniBand™ specification, today announced that InfiniBand is the most used interconnect by the world’s fastest supercomputers. Increasing 8.3 percent year-over-year, InfiniBand now represents 44.4 percent of the TOP500 at...

china supercomputer takes top spot
2014-06-24 04:10:54

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online China is the land of that "Great Wall," and now it is also the land of the fastest computer on Earth for a third time. The Tianhe-2, which was developed by China's National University of Defense Technology, was declared the world's fastest computer according to Top500 list – the twice yearly compilation of fastest computers. The Tianhe-2 was able to acquire 33.86 petaflops – quadrillions of calculations per second – utilizing the...

2014-06-23 20:21:49

Wide Range of Hybrid Compute Platforms, Highest Density 196 Xeon DP/Rack MicroBlade and Advanced System Architecture with Titanium Level High Efficiency (96%+) Power Supplies Maximize Performance per Watt for Technical Computing LEIPZIG, Germany, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing exhibits its High Performance Computing solutions at the International...


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