High-Performance Computing


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.

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.

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.

Syracuse Amps Up Research Computing With Network Upgrade

Syracuse University is amping up its resources for compute-intensive academic research with upgrades to its OrangeGrid and Academic Virtual Hosting Environment (AVHE).

NIH and George Washington University Tapping Internet2 for High-Speed Genomics Research

Scientists at George Washington University's Colonial One High Performance Computing Center are piloting ultra-high-speed 40 Gigabit per second data transfers from the National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NLM), thanks to both organizations' links to the Internet2 network.