Analysis & opinion

26 July 2015

Tom Wilkie reports on two US initiatives for future supercomputers, announced at the ISC in Frankfurt earlier this month

24 July 2015

The challenge of opening up high-performance computing to smaller companies, and some national solutions to the problem were discussed at ISC High-Performance in Frankfurt last week. Tom Wilkie discovered that commercial, cloud-based solutions for small companies were also on display

23 July 2015

Germany is opening a window on its national HPC provision, in the hope that academic researchers and industrial users will beat a path to its door, as Tom Wilkie discovered at ISC High Performance in Frankfurt last week

23 July 2015

By differentiating their technologies to fit data-intensive workloads in HPC, smaller processor companies are giving IBM and Intel a run for their money. Robert Roe examines some of the technologies on display at the ISC High Performance event in Frankfurt last week

23 July 2015

Tom Wilkie reports from last weeks ISC 2015 conference on moves to make it easier for SMEs to access high-performance computing, and on why it matters

23 July 2015

To compete, Europe needs to compute. But at last weeks ISC 2015 supercomputing conference, Tom Wilkie heard concerns that smaller companies are falling behind in their use of high-performance computing

20 July 2015

In the second of her articles on how long-established informatics software can continue to meet the needs of todays users, Gloria Metrick considers changing technology and out of the box software

10 July 2015

Frances nuclear weapon designers are to get a new computer and Europe will get closer to exascale, after Bull wins a procurement contract revealing parallels across the Atlantic, Tom Wilkie reports

11 June 2015

In the fifth report from the PRACEdays15 meeting in Dublin at the end of May, Robert Roe finds some surprising similarities, but also some differences, between strategies employed by Europe and Japan to encourage the use of HPC

10 June 2015

Long-established vendors of informatics software face challenges in keeping up to date with technology, but as Gloria Metrick discusses in the first of three articles on this topic, customer needs are what drives renewal

09 June 2015

The mood at PRACEdays15 in Dublin was rightly positive. But testing times lie ahead and Tom Wilkie asks if there is a paradox at the heart of European HPC policy

08 June 2015

In the third report from the PRACEdays15 meeting in Dublin at the end of May, Tom Wilkie discusses how supercomputing can be made simpler for smaller companies