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In Texas, A Stampede of Petaflops

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In its first days of operation, the new Stampede system at the University of Texas at Austin’s Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) debuted as the world’s seventh-fastest supercomputer. But there’s plenty more power in the pipeline. Read More

European Supercomputer to Map Human Brain

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This video gives an overview of JuQueen, a new supercomputer recently unveiled at a research center in Juelich, Germany, which is the fastest supercomputer in Europe, capable of performing quadrillions of calculations per second. Read More

Eurora Sets Supercomputing Energy Efficiency Record

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The new Eurora system has set a new record for supercomputing energy efficiency, reaching 3,150 megaflops per watt of sustained performance – a mark 26 percent higher than the top system on the most recent Green500 list of the world’s most efficient supercomputers. Read More

Sequoia Supercomputer Breaks 1 Million Core Barrier

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The Stanford Center for Turbulence Research (CTR) has set a new record in computational science, using the Sequoia supercomputer with more than one million computing cores to solve a complex fluid dynamics problem — he prediction of noise generated by a supersonic jet engine. Read More

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