High-Performance Computing

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.

Rennselaer Polytechnic Adds IBM's Watson to Research Team

Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) became the first university in the world to obtain a version of IBM's Watson computing system Wednesday.

Stanford U Solves Fluid Dynamics Problem with 1.5 Million-Core Supercomputer

Researchers in Stanford University's Center for Turbulence Research have used a supercomputer with more than 1.57 million processing cores to "solve a complex fluid dynamics problem--the prediction of noise generated by a supersonic jet engine," according to information released by Stanford's School of Engineering.