HPC

New Fujitsu Supercomputer Has 23 Petaflop Potential

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Fujitsu has announced a commercial version of the technology powering the reigning top supercomputer from the June 2011 rankings, the K computer. Fujitsu said the new PRIMEHPC FX10 has the potential to create a supercomputer that could far surpass the power of the K system. Read More

Roundup: IBM, NetApp, SGI

IBM testing 50-kilowatt solar array optimized for data centers, NetApp announces SPEC benchmark results, SGI selected for HPC system at university in Japan. Read More

Jaguar Transforms Into Titan With Nvidia GPUs

Cray will upgrade the Jaguar supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory to transform the XT5 system, currently capable of 2.3 million billion calculations per second (petaflops), into a Cray XK6 system with a peak speed between 10 and 20 petaflops. Read More

Airbus Deploys Modular Supercomputer

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Airbus, one of the world’s largest aircraft manufacturers, has boosted its supercomputing power with the deployment of a high performance computing cluster housed in two containerized HP Performance Optimized Datacenters (PODs). Read More

NOAA Targets Hurricanes With Computer Power

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A new NOAA supercomputing facility in West Virginia could help improve weather forecasters’ ability to predict the power of huge hurricanes, which could eventually help public officials make better decisions about evacuations. Read More

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