News tagged ‘supercomputer’

Monday, 1 Apr 2013

World's Top Supercomputer From 2009 to Be Decommissioned

World's Top Supercomputer From 2009 to Be Decommissioned

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

Piz Daint Supercomputer to be Enhanced with NVIDIA Tesla K20X GPUs

Piz Daint Supercomputer to be Enhanced with NVIDIA Tesla K20X GPUs

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

University of Southampton Engineers Utilize Raspberry Pis to Build Supercomputer

University of Southampton Engineers Utilize Raspberry Pis to Build Supercomputer

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 ASTRON in Collaboration to Develop Low-Powered, Exascale Supercomputers

IBM and ASTRON in Collaboration to Develop Low-Powered, Exascale Supercomputers

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

NVIDIA Tesla GPUs Again Power World's Greenest Petaflop Supercomputer

NVIDIA Tesla GPUs Again Power World's Greenest Petaflop Supercomputer

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

Intel Reveals 50-core Co-processor for High-performance Computing

Intel Reveals 50-core Co-processor for High-performance Computing

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.

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