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ArcherDX, a molecular technology company dedicated to developing breakthrough solutions that advance the application of personalised genomic medicine has announced that it has entered into a broad strategic collaboration with Genosity

High performance computing is a field in which engineers often require knowledge of many different areas. An HPC developer must implement a solution to a problem which comes from ‘real’ science, but they also need to understand computer hardware and software.

With new and old companies releasing processors for the HPC market, there are now several options for high-performance server-based CPUs. This is being compounded by setbacks and delays at Intel opening up competition for the HPC CPU market.

News

25 April 2019

The FPGA developer Xilinx has announced that it will acquire Solarflare Communications, the California based company that specialises in cloud datacentre hardware and software

24 April 2019

Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) has announced that it is once again partnering with the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) Foundation to support young researchers and promote scientific progress.

16 April 2019

Lawrence Livermore National Lab has deployed a 170-node HPC cluster from Penguin Computing. Based on AMD EPYC processors and Radeon Instinct GPUs, the new Corona cluster will be used to support the NNSA Advanced Simulation and Computing (ASC) program in an unclassified site dedicated to partnerships with American industry

Analysis & opinion

23 August 2018

Today Fujitsu published specifications for the A64FX CPU to be featured in the post-K computer, a future machine designed to be 100 times faster than the legendary K computer that dominated the TOP500 for years

26 April 2018

The best research needs ideas from a wider range of people and publications, writes Anita Schjøll Brede

19 April 2018

Cloud bursting is revolutionising research at universities writes Mahesh Pancholi, Research Computing Specialist at OCF

Features

25 January 2019

Intel’s Cedric Andreolli, Jim Cownie and Kate Antakova explain how the Roofline model can be used to improve HPC code

25 January 2019

Robert Roe reports on the Gordon Bell Prize finalists for 2018, as the list is dominated by AI and deep leaning applications running on the Summit supercomputer

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