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Bright announces $14.5 million investment

27 August 2014
Robert Roe discusses the announcement that Bright Computing has secured $14.5 million in financing to continue investing in its cluster management software


Physics big data benefits from IBM's Elastic Storage

20 August 2014
Robert Roe reports on Elastic Storage, a scalable, high-performance data and file management solution developed by IBM in collaboration with researchers operating the Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY) in Germany


2014 Gordon Bell Prize finalists announced

14 August 2014


Biological computing models move closer?

12 August 2014


NERSC supercomputers used to validate fusion research

5 August 2014


SMEs to benefit from new manufacturing app

4 August 2014


Cray optimistic though profits dip

30 July 2014


Analysis & Opinion

HPC for the next generation of scientists – but not for beginners

News image24 July 2014
The Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing starts next month. Its organiser, Paul Messina, calls on more institutions to offer such training but also to influence university curricula

How aerospace helps shape simulation software

17 July 2014
In his final report from the European Altair Technology Conference (EATC), Robert Roe discusses the aeronautical industry’s role in developing simulation technology

When students compete, the HPC community wins

News image17 July 2014
At the SC14 conference in New Orleans in November, the Student Cluster Competition will showcase student expertise in high-performance computing. Jon Bashor traces the highpoints -- and finds very few lows