HPC News: Cray, NVIDIA Win Supercomputing Contracts

Cray announced it has been awarded a $39 million contract from the North-German Supercomputing Alliance (HLRN) to deliver a distributed Cray XC30 supercomputing system. Meanwhile, NVIDIA announced that it has been awarded a contract worth up to $20 million from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Read More

Big Data For CERN Requires a Big Network

The CERN Large Hadron Collider (LHC) generates over 100 hundred petabytes of data every year at its home near Geneva, Switzerland. CERN’s new data center in Budapest is set to be one of the first beneficiaries of a new terabit network created by GÉANT, a European data network for researchers and scientists. Read More

Titan is New Champion of Top500 Supercomputing List

The Titan supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has claimed the number one position in the 40th edition of the Top500 list of the world’s most powerful supercomputers, with a hybrid system that achieved with 17.59 Petaflop/s. Read More

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