Supermicro, a provider of compute, storage and networking technologies has announced the deployment of its disaggregated MicroBlade systems at one of the world’s highest density and energy efficient data centres.
The GW4 Alliance, together with Cray and the UK Met Office, has been awarded £3m by EPSRC to deliver a new Tier 2 HPC service for UK-based scientists
The Mont-Blanc project which aims to define and build a new HPC architecture for exascale-class computing based on ARM technology has selected Cavium’s ThunderX2 ARM server processor to power its new high performance computing (HPC) prototype
The Canada Foundation for Innovation has announced that it will award $69 million through its Major Science Initiative Fund for the Compute Canada project
Supercomputing company Cray has announced the appointment of Stathis Papaefstathiou to the position of senior vice president of research and development. Papaefstathiou will be responsible for leading the software and hardware engineering efforts for all of Cray’s research and development projects.
Cray's Barry Bolding gives some predictions for the supercomputing industry in 2017
Amazon Web Services chief evangelist Jeff Barr announced in a recent blog post that the company was adding Xilinx FPGAs to its Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2).
At the 2016 Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) Conference in Barcelona, Spain, supercomputing provider Cray announced the results of a deep learning collaboration between Cray, Microsoft, and the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS) – to increase the performance of large-scale deep learning algorithms using Cray supercomputers
Robert Roe investigates some of the European projects focusing on preparing today’s supercomputers and HPC programmers for exascale HPC
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
Gemma Church investigates how simulation and modelling de-risks the detection and extraction of geothermal energy resources
Robert Roe investigates the importance of upgrading legacy laboratory informatics systems and the benefits this provides to scientists