Eurora Sets Supercomputing Energy Efficiency Record


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


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

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

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