Supermicro has introduced its eight-way enterprise server solution with up to 64 Xeon processor cores in 5U (80 cores coming soon), and its SuperBlade system that supports 20 GPUs in a single 7U blade enclosure, at CeBIT 2011. Other showcased products included the 2U Twin3 (2U twin cubed) with eight low-power nodes in 2U, a 10 gigabit ethernet switch for top-of-rack or standalone use, the SuperServer 6046T-TUF 4U embedded/IPC Server, new SC732 and redundant power SC813MTQ chassis, and next-generation UP servers.
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