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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.

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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.

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).

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.

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.

2011-04-20 00:00:29

The InfiniBand® Trade Association (IBTA), a global organization dedicated to maintaining and enhancing the InfiniBandâ„¢ 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.

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...

2011-03-31 00:00:29

The OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA) today announced two new membership levels that will be available beginning from the 2011 OpenFabrics Alliance International Workshop taking place in Monterey on April 3-6, 2011.

2010-12-08 00:00:42

Appro 1U-Tetraâ„¢ Supercomputers Chosen by Lockheed Martin for Five US Department of Defense Locations Appro to Support High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP) to Improve Supercomputing Capabilities Milpitas, CA (Vocus) December 7, 2010 Appro (http://www.appro.com ), a leading provider of supercomputing solutions, today announced that it has been awarded a subcontract for a 147.5TF Appro 1U-Tetraâ„¢ supercomputers from Lockheed Martin in support of the DoD High...

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.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.