The fiftieth TOP500 list of the fastest supercomputers in the world – released this week ahead of the SC17 conference taking place in Denver, Colorado – shows a slump in the number of systems from the US as it has reached its lowest level since the list’s inception 25 years ago
At the SC17 conference, held this week in Denver Colorado, Nvidia announced that it has begun optimising applications for HPC and visualisation of HPC workflows in addition to partnerships with all major cloud providers.
Nvidia also announced updates to its Nvidia GPU Cloud (NGC) platform which will now provide containerised HPC, deep learning and HPC visualisation applications.
Fujitsu has announced that it has received an order for a new HPC system from the Institute of Fluid Science at Tohoku University.
David Yip, HPC and Storage Business Development at OCF, provides his take on the place of GPU technology in HPC.
After more than 150 issues, the print edition of Scientific Computing World has undergone a long-overdue revamp
Cray has announced an exclusive strategic alliance with Microsoft to offer dedicated Cray supercomputing systems in Microsoft Azure datacentres
The Spanish government has announced the accreditation of 25 centres and 16 research which have now formed the Severo Ochoa and María de Maeztu Alliance (SOMMa) to help drive scientific research in Spain
The Department of Energy is working with several industry partners to advance the development of software for exascale computing.
The Paderborn Center for Parallel Computing (PC²) has been selected by Intel to host a computer cluster that uses Intel’s Xeon processor with its Arria 10 FPGA software development platform
Huawei has announced the release of an intelligent cloud hardware platform -Atlas that is aimed at public cloud, artificial intelligence (AI), and high-performance computing (HPC)
Robert Roe looks at research from the University of Alaska that is using HPC to change the way we look at the movement of ice sheets
Robert Roe talks to cooling experts to find out what innovation lies ahead for HPC users