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SC09 Wrap: Aurora, Gore, Fusion i/o, Green 500

A look at the Aurora supercomputer from Eurotech, which uses liquid cooling and SSD memory.

A roundup of headlines from last week’s SC09 conference, includins items on the Aurora supercomputer, NVIDIa’s Fermi GPU, Al Gore’s keynote speech, the Green 500 rankings, and federal agencies embracing SSD storage from Fusion-io. Read More

Upgrading A Supercomputer

In this video, Al Enger from Cray, Inc. walks through the upgrade process of the Kraken supercomputer at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, which holds the number three spot in the new Top 500 list of the world’s most powerful supercomputers. Read More

Red Sky: Supercomputing and Efficiency Meet

Tne Red Sky supercomputer at Sandia National Labs is in the top 10 supercomputers in the world, but is also notable for its energy efficiency, including a claimed PUE of 1.035. The system usesd rear cooling doors from Sun and Emerson that eliminate the need for server fans. Read More

Jaguar Bumps RoadRunner in Top 500

there’s a change atop the leaderboard in supercomputing’s Top 500. After two years as runner-up, the Jaguar supercomputer located at the DOE’s Oak Ridge lab has overtaken the RoadRunner system at Los Alamos labs to claim the top spot.
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Indiana's New Supercomputing Center

A video look at Indiana University’s new 82,700 gross square foot data center, which includes three 11,000-square-foot computer equipment rooms, 13 miles of cabling, two flywheels and two diesel generators, and is engineered to withstand an F5 tornado. Read More

Indiana’s New Supercomputing Center

A video look at Indiana University’s new 82,700 gross square foot data center, which includes three 11,000-square-foot computer equipment rooms, 13 miles of cabling, two flywheels and two diesel generators, and is engineered to withstand an F5 tornado. Read More

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