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2010-04-28 09:17:11

They can't wait to do computational chemistry at a quadrillion calculations per second. But it's not all that computing power that's driving three Iowa State University and Ames Laboratory researchers as they develop computational chemistry at the petascale. Driving their project is the ability to run complex calculations and do better science. "Petascale power is required for accuracy," said Monica Lamm, an Iowa State assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering and associate...

2010-04-12 19:00:00

BEIJING, April 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- INTEL DEVELOPER FORUM -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMCI), a leader in application-optimized server solutions, is demonstrating its new Twin architecture server solutions optimized for cloud computing and HPC at IDF Beijing, China National Convention Center, booth G8. In addition, Supermicro will present an IDF gold sponsor session entitled, "Twin Architecture and Cloud Computing," today at 1pm in room 306A. "Featuring our Platinum...

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2010-03-31 08:44:48

Largest simulation of an ideal quantum computer; efficient multi-core software developed A quantum computer could provide an enormous improvement in the processing speed of existing computers. However, as yet they only exist in the laboratory in the form of small prototypes with a capacity of a few bits. They can now be explored in more detail, at least in simulations. The Jlich supercomputer JUGENE can now simulate the largest quantum computer system in the world with 42 bits. "The computing...

2010-03-16 08:30:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMCI), a global leader in application-optimized, high-performance server solutions, today announced that it has launched a complete, optimized selection of server, workstation and blade solutions to support the new generation Intel® Xeon® Processor 5600/3600 Series (formerly codenamed Westmere). These solutions boost performance 60%* compared to the previous...

2010-03-09 08:24:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Supply Chain International, LLC (ASCI) and BP Exploration (Alaska), Inc., (BPXA) have signed a new contract for supply chain management services, ASCI announced today. The contract will replace an existing agreement that expires next month, under which ASCI has provided supply chain management support to BPXA since 1999. Supply chain management is the process by which goods are acquired, transported, received, stored and delivered to...

2010-03-02 02:00:00

HANNOVER, Germany, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMCI), a global leader in application-optimized, high-performance server solutions, is showcasing the very latest innovations in server technology, including its breakthrough TwinBlade solution, at CeBIT 2010 in Hannover, Germany (Hall 17, Stand D70, booth B1). The innovative TwinBlade(TM) system doubles the number of dual-processor (DP) compute nodes per 7U enclosure to 20 (28), for an incredibly...

2010-02-25 07:00:00

SEATTLE and ZURICH, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) Research today unveiled a breakthrough method based on a mathematical algorithm that reduces the computational complexity, costs, and energy usage for analyzing the quality of massive amounts of data by two orders of magnitude. This new method will greatly help enterprises extract and use the data more quickly and efficiently to develop more accurate and predictive models. (Logo:...

2009-11-20 14:08:28

At the 2009 Supercomputing Conference in Portland, Oregon (USA), the high-performance computer QPACE (QCD Parallel Computing on the Cell) was recognized today as the most energy-efficient supercomputer in the world. QPACE is at the head of the Green500 list, which provides a global ranking of energy-efficient supercomputers. QPACE was developed by an academic consortium of universities and research centers as well as the German IBM research and development center in Böblingen within the...

2009-11-17 07:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SC09 -- LSI Corporation (NYSE: LSI) today announced that 23 LSI(TM) Engenio® 7900 HPC storage systems will be installed at the Department of Energy's (DOE) National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) as part of a next-generation Cray supercomputing system. NERSC will augment their facility and the existing 352 teraflop Cray XT4(TM) system with a new Cray supercomputer. The first phase of the...

2009-11-16 08:45:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMCI), a leader in application-optimized, high-performance server solutions, is unveiling its new TwinBlade(TM) the latest addition to its SuperBlade® family of blade servers at SC '09, Oregon Convention Center in Portland (booth 2355). With superior processing power and performance-per-watt, TwinBlade(TM) Supermicro's new breakthrough in blade system design, doubles the number of...


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