High-Performance Computing


Stampede2 Supercomputer Launches at Texas Advanced Computing Center

The University of Texas at Austin now runs the most powerful supercomputer at any higher education institution in the country, and researchers nationwide can tap its processing power for small- and large-scale data analysis.

Microsoft Debuts Budget-Friendly Acer and HP Mixed Reality Headsets

Microsoft finally introduced two mixed reality (MR) branded headsets (in developer editions) this week in the Microsoft Store.

U Texas Austin Wrangles Next-Gen Petascale Supercomputer

The University of Texas at Austin recently introduced its newest supercomputer. Stampede2, as it's called, is intended to serve as the flagship at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) and will be available to tens of thousands of researchers across the country.

Shadow HPC Moves to the Cloud

Providers such as Amazon, Google and Microsoft are luring college and university researchers to bypass IT for cloud-based high-performance computing resources.

Research and Education Networks Boost Trans-Atlantic Bandwidth

The Advanced North Atlantic Collaboration has expanded its trans-Atlantic network connectivity to support research and education in North America and Europe, bringing the total bandwidth to 740 gigabits per second.

Clemson U Scientists to Build Cyberinfrastructure System for Large-Scale Data Analysis

Scientists at Clemson University are working on system that will help improve and simplify large-scale data analysis around the world. The NSF-funded project, called Scientific Data Analysis at Scale (SciDAS), aims to "help current researchers and future innovators discover data, move it smoothly across advanced networks, and improve flexibility and accessibility to national and global resources," according to a news release.

Clemson U Launches Research Computing Partnership With 4 HBCUs

A new project led by Clemson University aims to transform research at four historically black colleges and universities.

U Illinois Urbana-Champaign ‘Cultivates’ Research With AgTech Industry

A new lab seeks to innovate grower solutions in North America using UIUC’s student talent.

LA Community College District Refreshes Data Center for 9 Colleges

As part of a major upgrade to its data center, the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) has rolled out a host of power management solutions from Eaton.

Stevens Institute Lab Prepares Business Students for Data-Driven Finance Field

To better prepare students for future careers in business and finance, the Stevens Institute of Technology's School of Business is helping undergraduate and graduate students become tech-savvy financial managers with its cutting-edge lab.

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