NCAR Weather Supercomputer Comes Online


The NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center (NSWC)  opens its doors today, unleashing a powerful supercomputer on an ambitious agenda of experiments that will eventually help improve predictions of earthquakes, hurricanes and tornadoes.
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Could A Lunar Supercomputer Work?


Over the years, we’ve seen data centers in lots of strange places. Now a researcher has come up with an out-of-this-world computing challenge – building a supercomputer on the moon to manage the massive amounts of data generated by NASA’s deep space missions. John Rath looks at a unique engineering challenge. Read More

Intel Outlines Tech for Mobile, HPC, Big Data

The immense amount of information at the 2012 Intel Developer Forum (IDF) last week was infused with a consummate amount of geekiness, and encompasses a broad spectrum of research, markets and products. Here’s a couple of highlights: Wireless Opportunities Intel CTO Justin Rattner provided the keynote for the last day… Read More

Inside the Future Exascale Data Center

The Department of Energy plans to deploy an Exascale computing system at Oak Ridge National Laboratory by 2018. Our photo feature, Inside the Oak Ridge Supercomputing Facility, provides a look at this unique data center. Read More

Oak Ridge: The Frontier of Supercomputing


The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility is on the frontier of supercomputing, forging a path toward “exascale” computing. The data center houses three of the world’s most powerful supercomputers, including a machine that looms as the once and future king of the supercomputing realm. DCK recently had a look inside the Oak Ridge data center. Read More

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