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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
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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
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Met Office gets £30 million supercomputer

The IBM system P supercomputer will boost the Met Office's processing power.
22 May 2009
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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
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NEC and nVidia team on supercomputing

NEC uses Nvidia chips to upgrade Tokyo based supercomputer.
18 Nov 2008
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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
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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
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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
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Sun expands storage range with new product family

Company claims lowest cost-per-GB pricing with open-source J4000 storage family.
10 Jul 2008
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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
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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
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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
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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