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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.

Roadrunner Supercomputer Decommissioned On Sunday
2013-04-01 04:29:31

The first supercomputer to complete one quadrillion calculations per second has been officially decommissioned, going offline Sunday after being operational for the past five years.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.