high-performance computing (HPC)

EU wants Europe to be supercomputing superpower
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EU wants Europe to be supercomputing superpower

Exascale computing looks set to get a boost in Europe as the EU plans to double its investment in HPC.
15 Feb 2012
Dell PowerEdge C6100 review
The Dell PowerEdge C6100
high-performance computing (HPC)

Dell PowerEdge C6100 review

The PowerEdge C6100 is Dell's best-selling cloud server system. In this exclusive review, Dave Mitchell takes a closer look at this multi-node, rack d…
7 Nov 2011
Q&A: Getting excited about supercomputing
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Server & storage

Q&A: Getting excited about supercomputing

We speak with an Intel supercomputing specialist about how HPC can help businesses and where the market is going.
15 Apr 2011
IT PRO goes to HP’s supercomputer centre
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IT PRO goes to HP’s supercomputer centre

We went inside HP's HPC centre in Grenoble to see why businesses might want to invest in supercomputing.
15 Apr 2011
Windows HPC Server and Windows Azure
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Windows HPC Server and Windows Azure

High-Performance computing in the Cloud.
9 Dec 2010
Supercomputers essential to European growth
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public sector

Supercomputers essential to European growth

IDC tells the EU to allow wider access to high performance computing.
25 Oct 2010
Intel announces 22nm chip plans
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Intel announces 22nm chip plans

Chip giant Intel unveils details of Knights Corner, designed for high performance computing.
1 Jun 2010
Wales wins £44 million for high performance computing
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public sector

Wales wins £44 million for high performance computing

Wales HPC will create 400 jobs in the high-tech sector.
14 Dec 2009
Roadrunner loses top spot on supercomputer list
Cray TX5
public sector

Roadrunner loses top spot on supercomputer list

A Cray XT5 dubbed Jaguar has knocked the Roadrunner from the number one spot on the TOP500 ranking.
17 Nov 2009
SGI puts supercomputer on the desktop
Octane III
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SGI puts supercomputer on the desktop

You no longer need an entire data-centre to benefit from high performance computing (HPC) claims SGI, as it launches the Octane III.
23 Sep 2009
Met Office gets £30 million supercomputer
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public sector

Met Office gets £30 million supercomputer

The IBM system P supercomputer will boost the Met Office's processing power.
22 May 2009
Sun launches range of Nehalem-powered products
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Sun launches range of Nehalem-powered products

Sun has released a new range of products to take its place in the Xeon 5500 powered market.
15 Apr 2009
NEC and nVidia team on supercomputing
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Software

NEC and nVidia team on supercomputing

NEC uses Nvidia chips to upgrade Tokyo based supercomputer.
18 Nov 2008
Roadrunner still world’s top supercomputer
Server & storage

Roadrunner still world’s top supercomputer

The Roadrunner supercomputer just escapes the claws of the Jaguar this time, but IBM could lose its number one spot soon.
18 Nov 2008
Red Hat follows hot on Microsoft’s HPC heels
Server & storage

Red Hat follows hot on Microsoft’s HPC heels

The commercial Linux leader is playing catch up in the high-performance computing space, unveiling its own stack yesterday.
3 Oct 2008
Microsoft's Windows HPC Server 2008 ready for launch
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Microsoft's Windows HPC Server 2008 ready for launch

The software giant’s latest server product targets performance and integration beyond traditionally demanding high-performance computing workloads.
23 Sep 2008
Sun expands storage range with new product family
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Server & storage

Sun expands storage range with new product family

Company claims lowest cost-per-GB pricing with open-source J4000 storage family.
10 Jul 2008
Roadrunner’s petaflop of performance tops supercomputer list
Server & storage

Roadrunner’s petaflop of performance tops supercomputer list

The new IBM system, built for the US Department of Energy, is the most powerful computer in the world, according to the TOP500 ranking.
19 Jun 2008
New supercomputer smashes speed record
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New supercomputer smashes speed record

An IBM machine built by the US military has doubled the previous record by processing 1.026 quadrillion calculations per second.
9 Jun 2008
A brief history of Linux and the cosmos
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A brief history of Linux and the cosmos

IT PRO looks at how free and open source software is helping academics, researchers and scientists gain a better understanding of space and time.
5 Jun 2008