High-Performance Computing


U Nevada Las Vegas Takes Delivery of TOP500-Ranked Supercomputer

An Intel-built supercomputer that ranks on the TOP500 and Green500 lists has arrived in Las Vegas from Oregon, where it will serve the needs of researchers at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

HPC Advisory Council's Student Cluster Competition Opens

The HPC Advisory Council and the ISC High Performance Conference, formerly known as the International Supercomputing Conference, have launched the ISC 2015 Student Cluster Competition.

Florida Polytechnic U Develops New Supercomputing Center

Florida Polytechnic University is developing a new supercomputing center to support education and research in emerging technology.

Carnegie Mellon Builds New Computing Cluster for Education and Research

Carnegie Mellon University is building a new computing cluster, named Narwhal, which will be used for education and research related to large-scale computer systems.

'Global Race Toward Exascale Computing' To Drive Substantial HPC Growth Through 2018

The market for high-performance computing systems held steady in the first quarter of 2014. While the trend toward cheaper systems caused a substantial decline in factory revenues for manufacturers, the short- and mid-term outlook calls for substantial growth, even in high-end systems.

Eurocom Unveils Supercomputer-Class Laptop

Eurocom has begun shipping the Panther 5, a high-end, enterprise-class laptop that can be configured with a wide variety of processors, graphics cards, display, memory and other components.

U Arizona IBM-Powered Supercomputer Joins Ranks of Top500

A very large, very fast cat has visited the University of Arizona in the form of a new research supercomputer nicknamed "El Gato."

U Maryland Upgrades High Performance Computing Capabilities

Researchers at the University of Maryland are getting a computer upgrade. The computing cluster that's been in place since 2006 is being replaced with a new Dell-powered cluster that's 10 times more powerful.

Oxford Implements Hybrid Scale-Out NAS for High-Performance Computing

Oxford University has implemented a hybrid scale-out network-attached storage system to support its high-performance computing center for research.

U Maryland Launches Supercomputer With the Power of 10,000 Laptops

A 300-teraflop supercomputer named Deepthought2 will now power research at the University of Maryland.