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.
A 300-teraflop supercomputer named Deepthought2 will now power research at the University of Maryland.
Oxford University has implemented a hybrid scale-out network-attached storage system to support its high-performance computing center for research.
Syracuse University is amping up its resources for compute-intensive academic research with upgrades to its OrangeGrid and Academic Virtual Hosting Environment (AVHE).