News tagged ‘supercomputer’
Monday, 1 Apr 2013
The IBM Roadrunner, formerly the world's fastest supercomputer, and the first computer to break the petaflop barrier of performance, has today been declared obsolete and will be dismantled.
Thursday, 21 Mar 2013
Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS) is upgrading its Piz Daint supercomputer with NVIDIA Tesla K20X GPUs, with the assistance of Cray, the supercomputer company. After this upgrade, Piz Daint will be the first petascale supercomputer in Switzerland.
Wednesday, 26 Dec 2012
A team at the University of Southampton in the UK has built a supercomputer out of Raspberry Pi computers and Lego. They have also published a guide on how to make your own Raspberry Pi supercomputer.
Tuesday, 3 Apr 2012
IBM and Netherland's National Institute of Radio Astronomy (ASTRON) will research and develop low-powered, exascale supercomputer systems for the international Square Kilometer Array (SKA). The SKA is an international consortium to build the world's largest and most sensitive radio telescope.
Thursday, 24 Nov 2011
The Tsubame 2.0 system, a heterogeneous computer, was listed as the greenest petaflop-class supercomputer on the recently released Green500 list.
Tuesday, 21 Jun 2011
Today's announcement is the official unveiling of Intel's broader plan to commercialize the MIC-based Knight's family, starting with the 50-core Knight's Corner chip on 22nm.