High-Performance Computing


Texas Advanced Computing Center to Deploy One of the World’s Most Powerful Supercomputers

The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin (UT) has announced plans to build and deploy a high performance computing (HPC) system, called Stampede, which will have a peak performance of 10 petaflops, 272 terabytes of memory, and 14 petabytes of disk storage.

Carolina Cloud Cover: Clemson's Collaborative Computing Cluster

Clemson University is using an innovative matching program--and comprehensive IT support--to create a powerful computing cluster to serve institutions across South Carolina.

High Performance Computing Storage Supports 2 Petabyte File System

Black Sky, a high-performance computing (HPC) company, has introduced a new storage system that, in its most generous configuration, supports 180 TB of storage in a 4U chassis.

 The portable data center in place. Loaded, it will weigh about 110,000 pounds.

Inside the Box: UCLA's New Portable Data Center

When UCLA found out that a planned upgrade to its brick and mortar data center was going to surpass the original budget estimate by several million dollars, it began thinking "inside the box"--and chose cargo-container computing.

U Louisville Research Cluster Capacity with 194 IBM iDataPlex Nodes

Two and a half years after implementing a new high performance computing cluster to accommodate research on campus, the University of Louisville maxed out its capacity. Last week the university announced that it had gone online with new gear from IBM that will double its research computing power.

Purdue University

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U Pittsburgh Ups Research Capacity with Linux Cluster Named Frank

The University of Pittsburgh has expanded its high performance computing resources used by researchers across campus.

U Utah Adds HP-Based HPC Servers and Storage

The University of Utah has gone public with implementation of a new Linux cluster in its Center for High Performance Computing that was made available to the campus research community earlier this year.

Hokkaido U Builds Academic Cloud with Open Source Tech

A university in Japan has implemented a supercomputer system that powers a new research cloud.

Platform Computing Pursues Simpler Cluster Management

Platform Computing is looking to make the use of HPC more accessible with the release of a new version of its management software.