High-Performance Computing


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.

U Tennessee Prof Takes on Exascale Computing

A computer science professor from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville has just earned a million dollar grant to explore the next generation of high performance computing.

Adapteva Unveils $99 Linux-Powered Supercomputer

Adapteva has completed its first Parallella parallel-processing board designed for Linux supercomputing.

Tufts U Wins Silicon Mechanics HPC Cluster

A team of researchers at Tufts University has scored a $78,000 high-performance computing cluster, thanks to a grant competition sponsored by HPC integrator Silicon Mechanics.

USC Students Compete To Find Innovative Uses for IBM's Watson

With more than 100 students participating on 24 teams, IBM recently launched its IBM Watson Academic Case Competition at the University of Southern California.