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05 January 2017

Cray's Barry Bolding gives some predictions for the supercomputing industry in 2017

13 December 2016

David Yip gives his take on the HPC processor market.

27 October 2016

Lionel Gibbons, vice president of marketing at Bright Computing, explains the role of cluster management software to accelerate HPC

19 September 2016

Wolfgang Gentzsch explains the role of HPC container technology in providing ubiquitous access to HPC

03 August 2016

Mirren White, project dissemination and exploitation officer, EPCC explains how a European project to understand and improve energy efficiency in HPC and embedded computing is creating tools that can be used to design more efficient HPC systems

02 August 2016

Toni Collis explains the motivation for Women in HPC’s partnership with EuroMPI and the initial steps undertaken to examine the role that gender plays within the HPC community

04 July 2016

Arm processors will provide the computational muscle behind one of the most powerful supercomputers in the world, replacing the current K computer at the RIKEN Advanced Institute for Computational Science (AICS) in Japan

30 June 2016

At the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC16) held last week in Frankfurt, Germany, a new Chinese supercomputer - Sunway TaihuLight - took the top spot of the TOP500

19 May 2016

Robert Roe discovers that data integrity, process improvement, and managing data effectively are key challenges for informatics providers finding the speed to innovate, as the theme for the latest Paperless Lab Academy suggested

17 May 2016

Jana Erjavec wonders why researchers are slow to adopt software for electronic laboratory notebooks

11 May 2016

Shailesh M Shenoy, director of the office of research computing, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, discusses the challenges faced by large medical research organisations in the face of ever-growing volumes of data

27 April 2016

Virtus Data Centres managing director, Darren Watkins, explains the importance of building a data centre from the ground up to support the requirements of HPC users - while maximising productivity, efficiency and energy usage

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For functionality and security for externalised research, software providers have turned to the cloud, writes Sophia Ktori

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Robert Roe investigates the growth in cloud technology which is being driven by scientific, engineering and HPC workflows through application specific hardware

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Robert Roe learns that the NASA advanced supercomputing division (NAS) is optimising energy efficiency and water usage to maximise the facility’s potential to deliver computing services to its user community

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Robert Roe investigates the use of technologies in HPC that could help shape the design of future supercomputers