High-Performance Computing


Teams Selected for Student Cluster Competition

The HPC Advisory Council and the International Supercomputing Conference have selected teams for the HPCAC-ISC 2014 Student Cluster Competition, which will take place in Leipzig, Germany in June 2014.

National Cheng Kung U Develops Switchless Cluster Supercomputer

The National Cheng Kung University Supercomputing Research Center in Taiwan has developed a switchless cluster supercomputer, called CK-Star.

UC San Diego Deploying 2 PFLOPS System Supporting High-Performance Virtualization

The San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego is deploying Comet, a virtualized petascale supercomputer to address the needs of "the 99 percent."

Mellanox InfiniBand Interconnects Nodes of Purdue's Latest Supercomputer

Forget about gigabit performance. Purdue University needs 40 gigabit/second interconnectivity for its newest computer cluster, the Conte.

Intel Intros HPC Distribution for Apache Hadoop for Storing and Processing Big Data

Intel has rolled out its new Intel HPC Distribution for Apache Hadoop software, an enterprise-grade solution designed for storing and processing large data sets.

UC San Diego To Deploy 2-Petaflop Supercomputer with $12 Million NSF Grant

The San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego will deploy Comet, a machine capable of two quadrillion operations per second, or nearly two petaflops.

High-Performance Computing Sees Surge, Led by Sub-$500,000 Systems

The lower end of the high-performance computing segment saw a double-digit surge in the second quarter of 2013, helping to propel HPC as a whole to a 34.7 percent increase in systems delivered from the same period a year ago.

Rutgers U Implements Scale-Out Storage System for HPC

Rutgers University will implement a scale-out storage solution to support its growing high-performance computing needs.

U Florida HiPerGator Supercomputer Features High-Performance Storage Appliance

The University of Florida has implemented the state's fastest supercomputer with a 2.88 petabyte high-performance storage appliance.

Report: Computing Infrastructure Resources at Academic Institutions Up Substantially

Bandwidth availability and high performance computing is on the rise nationally on college campuses, according to data from the National Science Foundation's latest Survey of Science and Engineering Research Facilities.