high-performance computing (HPC)

AMD Epyc processors will power Singapore’s new supercomputer
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high-performance computing (HPC)

AMD Epyc processors will power Singapore’s new supercomputer

The supercomputer is planned to be fully operational by 2022 and will have a performance of 10 petaflops
11 May 2021
HPE scores £22 million Singapore supercomputer contract
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high-performance computing (HPC)

HPE scores £22 million Singapore supercomputer contract

The new system will be reportedly 8x faster than the NSCC’s existing pool of HPC resources
28 Apr 2021
Microsoft to help Met Office build world’s most advanced climate forecasting supercomputer
An HPE supercomputer used by the Met Office
high-performance computing (HPC)

Microsoft to help Met Office build world’s most advanced climate forecasting supercomputer

The new supercomputing capability, worth £1.2bn, is expected to become operational in July 2022
22 Apr 2021
Dell, Nvidia win supercomputing contract with top UK universities
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high-performance computing (HPC)

Dell, Nvidia win supercomputing contract with top UK universities

Durham and Cambridge universities are building high-performance facilities for cutting-edge scientific research
15 Apr 2021
US limits exports to Chinese supercomputing entities
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Policy & legislation

US limits exports to Chinese supercomputing entities

Blacklisted organization hosts world's fourth most powerful supercomputer
9 Apr 2021
Habana Labs chosen to AI train the Voyager supercomputer
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high-performance computing (HPC)

Habana Labs chosen to AI train the Voyager supercomputer

Voyager will also feature Habana’s octa-core Goya inference processor
8 Apr 2021
UK could be locked out of EU quantum research
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Policy & legislation

UK could be locked out of EU quantum research

European Commission to discuss proposals to protect the Union's intellectual property on Good Friday
31 Mar 2021
Microsoft-led scientists retract quantum "breakthrough" research
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high-performance computing (HPC)

Microsoft-led scientists retract quantum "breakthrough" research

The team have retracted their findings after problems found with the original data
9 Mar 2021
DuPont acquires electronics materials manufacturer Laird Performance Materials
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Acquisition

DuPont acquires electronics materials manufacturer Laird Performance Materials

$2.3 billion deal aims to make the company a leader in high-performance computing materials
8 Mar 2021
First look at the Cambridge-1, the UK's fastest supercomputer
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data centres

First look at the Cambridge-1, the UK's fastest supercomputer

Nvidia's 400-petaflop machine is already in operation in Essex, just 20 weeks after its inception
3 Mar 2021
Samsung debuts 'industry-first' AI-powered memory
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components

Samsung debuts 'industry-first' AI-powered memory

This architecture combines high-bandwidth memory with AI processing power to boost performance and lower power consumption
17 Feb 2021
Q-CTRL’s new AI toolset allows quantum computers to self-optimize
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high-performance computing (HPC)

Q-CTRL’s new AI toolset allows quantum computers to self-optimize

The toolset runs on Q-CTRL’s flagship BOULDER OPAL software
10 Feb 2021
HPE launches HPC as a service through HPE GreenLake
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high-performance computing (HPC)

HPE launches HPC as a service through HPE GreenLake

The platform has been delight to tackle demanding compute and data-intensive workloads
10 Dec 2020
HPE Moonshot: Opening the virtual doors
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HPE Moonshot: Opening the virtual doors

How education institutions can leverage high-end computing power to deliver exceptional results to demanding courses
3 Dec 2020
How computing has revolutionised Formula 1
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How computing has revolutionised Formula 1

Acer ConceptD desktop and mobile workstations are transforming car testing and design
11 Nov 2020
AWS launches next-gen GPU instances for machine learning
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high-performance computing (HPC)

AWS launches next-gen GPU instances for machine learning

P4d adds Intel Cascade Lake CPUs and Nvidia GPUs for high-performance computing
4 Nov 2020
AMD acquires high-performance computing heavyweight Xilinx
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high-performance computing (HPC)

AMD acquires high-performance computing heavyweight Xilinx

The $35 billion gambit will see Xilinx computing technology integrated into AMD’s broader product portfolio
27 Oct 2020
HPE to build Czech Republic's most powerful supercomputer
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high-performance computing (HPC)

HPE to build Czech Republic's most powerful supercomputer

'Euro_IT4' will be powered by HPE's Apollo 2000 and Apollo 6500 systems
16 Oct 2020
ARM-fitted supercomputer now the most powerful in the world
high-performance computing (HPC)

ARM-fitted supercomputer now the most powerful in the world

The Japanese Fugaku supercomputer is the first ARM-powered system to lead the TOP500 benchmarking index
23 Jun 2020
AMD virtual tour takes us inside Europe's Hawk supercomputer
high-performance computing (HPC)

AMD virtual tour takes us inside Europe's Hawk supercomputer

The machine is considered to be the continent's fastest general-purpose supercomputer for scientific research
4 Jun 2020
Computing at the speed of light
high-performance computing (HPC)

Computing at the speed of light

One of the fastest ways we have to transfer data is via light – which is why fibre optic cables are so whizzy with broadband. So why don’t we build co…
2 Apr 2020
IBM dedicates supercomputing power to coronavirus research
high-performance computing (HPC)

IBM dedicates supercomputing power to coronavirus research

The initiative will give researchers 330 petaflops to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic
24 Mar 2020
Intel unveils new Xeon-SP, 5G and structured ASIC chips
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Intel unveils new Xeon-SP, 5G and structured ASIC chips

Chipmaker looks beyond smartphones to kickstart 5G dominance
24 Feb 2020