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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 14:13:00

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Bay Microsystems, Inc., an innovative leader and expert in the design and development of high-performance communications solutions, will be showcasing its new IBEx family of InfiniBand range extension appliances at SC10 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Bay's next-generation IBEx G40 platform extends native InfiniBand at 40 Gbps data rates to any point on the globe. The IBEx G40 utilizes Bay Microsystems' proprietary packet and transport-processing...

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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...

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 high-performance computing (HPC) solutions at the SuperComputing 2010 (SC10) Conference (booth 3829) held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, November 15-18, including a first peek at the SuperServer 5086B-TRF that supports eight next-generation...

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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...

2010-11-15 08:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Chelsio Communications, Inc., the leading provider of 10-Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) adapters, ASICs, and storage solutions, today announced that it has released Version 2.0 of its Unified Storage Server (USS) software, Chelsio's 10Gb Ethernet enterprise-ready, high performance iSCSI SAN, NAS and RDMA storage solution. USS is designed to meet the storage performance and return on investment (ROI) challenges faced by data center cluster...

2010-11-15 08:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Chelsio Communications, Inc., the leading provider of 10-Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) adapters, ASICs, and storage solutions, will be demonstrating the high performance capabilities of its Terminator 4 (T4), including full offload FCoE (Fibre Channel over Ethernet) and sub 3.5us UDP sockets latency, in booth #1361 at the Supercomputer Conference (SC'10) this week in New Orleans, LA. Chelsio will also be showing its Unified Storage Server and...

2010-11-10 08:00:35

NASA will showcase the latest achievements in climate simulation, space exploration, aeronautics engineering, science research and supercomputing technology at the 23rd annual Supercomputing 2010 (SC10) meeting. The leading international conference on high-performance computing, networking, storage and analysis will be held Nov. 13-19, 2010, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. NASA's SC10 exhibit will feature nearly 50 demonstrations including high-resolution simulations...

2010-09-22 09:00:00

TROY, Mich., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Altair Engineering, Inc., a leading global provider of simulation and advanced computing software solutions, reported today that licenses of PBS Professional scheduling-optimization software are being shipped by SGI (Nasdaq: SGI) with SGI Altix UV, the world's fastest, most scalable supercomputer. PBS Professional makes it easy for SGI Altix UV users to create intelligent policies to manage their most complex workloads, optimizing use of the system's...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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