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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

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

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