high-performance computing (HPC)

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
Microsoft
Server & storage

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
Sun Sign
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
Server & storage

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
Linux

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