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HPC Roundup: TACC, Blue Waters, Cray

Supercomputing action: Cray cabinets for Blue Waters installed at NCSA , Texas Advanced Computing Center receives $10 million commitment, Cray forms business unit in China for training and sales. Read More

LBNL Plans For the Exascale Data Center

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Last week, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) broke ground on a facility that will house its vision for the  supercomputer of the future. The 140,000 square foot data center may provide the first view into exascale – the new frontier for supercomputing. Read More

Blue Waters Data Center Achieves LEED Gold

The National Petascale Computing Facility (NPCF) at the University of Illinois has earned a Gold-level certification under the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating program for energy-efficient buildings.
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The Top 10 Supercomputers, Illustrated

Many of the world’s most powerful supercomputers are striking not just for their processing abilities, but for their design and appearance as well. Here’s a look at the top finishers in the latest Top 500 list, which was released Monday at the SC11 conference in Seattle. Read More

NCSA Blue Waters Project Awarded To Cray

NCSA and Cray announced that they have finalized a contract with the University of Illinois’ National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) to provide the supercomputer for the National Science Foundation’s Blue Waters project. Read More

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