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.
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 University will implement a scale-out storage solution to support its growing high-performance computing needs.
The University of Florida has implemented the state's fastest supercomputer with a 2.88 petabyte high-performance storage appliance.
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.
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 has completed its first Parallella parallel-processing board designed for Linux supercomputing.
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.
With more than 100 students participating on 24 teams, IBM recently launched its IBM Watson Academic Case Competition at the University of Southern California.
Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) became the first university in the world to obtain a version of IBM's Watson computing system Wednesday.