The Google Cloud Platform has received a performance boost as Google launch a public beta allowing users to deploy NVIDIA Tesla K80 GPUs.
The Tokyo Institute of Technology has announced plans to build a new supercomputer designed to accelerate Artificial Intelligence (A.I) research.
A collaboration between the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), and ExxonMobil has set a new record for the number of processors used for an oil and gas reservoir simulation. The teams managed to increase the number of processor working on this simulation to 716,800, around four times the previous record.
The Pistoia Alliance, a global, not-for-profit alliance that works to lower barriers to innovation in life sciences research and development, has appointed an advisory board to guide its strategy.
As part of its continued expansion into the US market Qlucore has announced the appointment of a new sales manager for the mid-Atlantic region, Beth Repetti.
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.
Today the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, a nonprofit genomics and genetics research institute, has been awarded a four-year, $6.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for the next phase of the Encyclopaedia of DNA Elements (ENCODE) Project, a fundamental genomics resource used by many scientists to study human health and disease.
Researchers at Land Rover BAR are hoping that their latest entry for the America’s Cup will have the edge over the competition thanks to a rigorous modelling and simulation programme managed using Siemens Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software.
Autoscribe Informatics has announced that the biorepository at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital has deployed a Matrix Gemini laboratory information management system (LIMS).
In a recent editorial, Nature Geoscience has highlighted the work of the Barcelona Supercomputing Center on a simulation code called CALIOPE, which provides 48-hour air quality forecasts for Spain and Europe. The piece, published at the begging of February, highlights the health problems associated with air pollution which not only affects developing countries but many of the world's major cities.
Hexagon, a provider of IT services that drive productivity for geospatial and industrial enterprise applications, has announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire MSC Software
Altair has announced that it will increase the simulation capabilities of its HyperWorks software portfolio with the addition of SantosHuman’s Santos Pro to its Altair Partner Alliance
For functionality and security for externalised research, software providers have turned to the cloud, writes Sophia Ktori
Robert Roe investigates the growth in cloud technology which is being driven by scientific, engineering and HPC workflows through application specific hardware
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
Robert Roe investigates the use of technologies in HPC that could help shape the design of future supercomputers