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2011-08-09 10:40:56

IBM and the University of Illinois' National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) said they have abandoned plans to build a petaflop-speed computer. IBM terminated its four-year 2008 "Blue Waters" contract with NCSA to develop a $208 million supercomputer. "The innovative technology that IBM ultimately developed was more complex and required significantly increased financial and technical support by IBM beyond its original expectations," the joint statement read. "NCSA and IBM...

2011-08-02 07:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nimbus Data Systems, Inc., the provider of award-winning intelligent solid state storage systems for next-generation datacenters, today announced the general availability of its second generation S-Class series of flash memory storage systems. The new line, which retains the S-Class designation, is three times faster than the original launched in 2010. In addition, the new S-Class adds support for Fibre Channel and Infiniband networking...

2011-06-30 12:40:00

ARMONK, N.Y., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An IBM (NYSE: IBM) supercomputer is the most energy efficient supercomputer in the world, according to the latest Supercomputing 'Green500 List' announced by Green500.org. A prototype of IBM's next generation Blue Gene®/Q supercomputer is #1 on the list. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) The list shows that 6 of the top ten most energy efficient supercomputers in the world are built on IBM...

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2011-06-21 08:20:00

NASA's largest supercomputer is seventh on the TOP500 list of the world's most powerful, high-performance computers. The announcement was made at the 26th International Supercomputing Conference in Hamburg, Germany. Pleiades, located at NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif., supports more than 1,000 active users around the country who are advancing our knowledge about the Earth, solar system and the universe. Pleiades is used to meet the computing needs on NASA's most demanding...

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2011-06-20 13:56:43

Fujitsu Ltd and the Institute of Physical and Chemical Research (RIKEN) said Monday that a Japanese supercomputer has become the fastest in the world, making calculations more than three times faster than a Chinese rival. According to its developers, the supercomputer has achieved 8.162 quadrillion calculations per second, or 8.162 petaflops in computer terms. The computer overtook China's Tianhe-1A of the National Supercomputing Center in Tianjin, which became the world number-one in...

2011-06-19 01:00:00

HAMBURG, Germany, June 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), the global leader in server technology innovation and green computing, will demo its latest HPC solutions at the 2011 International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) in Hamburg, Germany (6/19 - 6/23). Supermicro will spotlight its new 1U (1026GT-TRF) and 2U (2026GT-TRF) high-density GPU SuperServers supporting up to 4 and 6 GPUs respectively, the GPU SuperBlade (SBI-7126TG) providing 20 GPUs and 20...

2011-05-25 09:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chelsio Communications, a leading provider of 10Gb Ethernet Unified Wire adapters, ASICs and unified storage solutions, today announced the availability of a specialized T420 Low Latency (LL) server adapter that delivers iWARP RDMA connectivity with the shortest delay available in a network interface card. The T420-LL-CR has been extensively tested and found to deliver raw Ethernet queue pair latency of 3.0 microns, user mode UDP latency of...

2011-05-18 15:45:00

AMSTERDAM, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) and SARA, the Dutch National High Performance Computing and e-Science Support Center, today signed a joint research collaboration agreement focused on petascale computing. The agreement allows for joint research in a number of areas to enable applications to run on next generation petaflop supercomputers. The collaboration builds upon a long-standing relationship between SARA and IBM in the field of high-performance computing. (Logo:...

2011-04-20 00:00:29

The InfiniBand® Trade Association (IBTA), a global organization dedicated to maintaining and enhancing the InfiniBandâ“ž¢ specification, today announced that Bull, HP and Leoni have joined the organization and that HP is the newest member of the steering committee. Beaverton, Ore. (PRWEB) April 18, 2011 The InfiniBand® Trade Association (IBTA), a global organization dedicated to maintaining and enhancing the InfiniBandâ“ž¢...

2011-04-15 00:00:29

40Gb/s interconnect AOC cable assemblies tested and accepted by the InfiniBand Trade Association (IBTA) as compliant to the InfiniBand Architecture Specification Watertown, Connecticut (Vocus/PRWEB) April 14, 2011 Siemon, a leading global manufacturer of IT network cabling and infrastructure systems, today announced that its QSFP+ (Quad Small Form-factor Pluggable Plus) high speed active optical interconnect cable assemblies have been tested and accepted by the InfiniBand Trade Association...


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