HPC

Future technologies

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

Managing energy efficiency at NASA

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

A cloud is forming

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

Tooling up for exascale

Robert Roe investigates some of the European projects focusing on preparing today’s supercomputers and HPC programmers for exascale HPC

A question of scale

The Jülich Supercomputing Centre (JSC) at Forschungszentrum Jülich in Germany has been operating supercomputers of the highest performance class since 1987. Tim Gillett talks to Norbert Attig and Thomas Eickermann

Modular HPC goes mainstream

William Payne investigates the growing trend of using modular HPC, built on industry standard hardware and software, to support users across a range of both existing and emerging application areas

Data dissection

Developments in bioinformatics are putting pressure on those tasked with data analysis and interpretation, writes Sophia Ktori

Providing an HPC blueprint

Robert Roe discovers that the High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS) is laying the foundation for application-driven HPC – through a programme of training, education and hardware procurement

Memories of the future

Robert Roe investigates developments in memory technology aimed at the next generation of HPC applications

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