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Latest Supercomputers Stories

2013-06-19 23:02:24

InfiniBand connects 16 of 33 Petascale-capable systems; FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand is fastest growing interconnect technology on the list. ISC13, Leipzig, Germany

China Reclaims 'World's Fastest Supercomputer' Title With Tianhe-2
2013-06-17 14:29:22

Chinese researchers have developed the world's fastest computer system capable of operating as fast as 33.86 petaflops per second.

Cray Goes A Little Smaller With New Line Of Supercomputers
2013-05-07 12:55:51

Smaller can be better, especially when it is a supercomputer. Cray, a company often credited with building the world’s first supercomputer, has reduced the size of its largest machine.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.