Scientists from seven institutions will be consuming 83 million processor hours from a supercomputer at Argonne National Laboratory to better understand why astronomical bodies, including the Earth, generate self-sustaining, large-scale magnetic fields.
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.
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 University is developing a new supercomputing center to support education and research in emerging technology.
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.
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 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.
A very large, very fast cat has visited the University of Arizona in the form of a new research supercomputer nicknamed "El Gato."
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 University has implemented a hybrid scale-out network-attached storage system to support its high-performance computing center for research.