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.
A 300-teraflop supercomputer named Deepthought2 will now power research at the University of Maryland.
Syracuse University is amping up its resources for compute-intensive academic research with upgrades to its OrangeGrid and Academic Virtual Hosting Environment (AVHE).
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.
Two universities, Canada's McMaster University and the University of Reading in the United Kingdom, have deployed Red Hat Storage to tackle the growing challenges of big data.