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Exascale Bill Faces Uncertain Future in U.S. Senate, and HPC Gets in the Entrepreneurial Spirit

This Week In HPC500 Episode 43 featuring Addison Snell and Michael Feldman. Exascale Bill Faces Uncertain Future in U.S. Senate, and HPC Gets in the Entrepreneurial Spirit.

Call for Participation in the Top500 List

The November edition of the TOP500 List will be released on Tuesday, November 18th during the annual TOP500 BOF session at the Supercomputing Conference (SC14). Submission deadline for the November release is October 25th (23:59 PST). All systems reported have to be installed by November 1st. The last date for submitting linkpack updates is also November 1st.  For more details, please take a look at the submission guidelines and the instructions of the submission process.

TOP500 List Presented at ISC'14

Jack Dongarra, Erich Strohmaier and Michael Resch discussing the current TOP500 list at ISC'14.

Slides for the 43rd TOP500 list now available.

The 43rd Top500 List was released Monday June 23rd, during the opening session of the ISC'14 conference in Leipzig, Germany. 

China’s Tianhe-2 Supercomputer Retains Top Spot on 43rd Edition of the TOP500 List

LEIPZIG, Germany; BERKELEY, Calif.; and KNOXVILLE, Tenn.—For the third consecutive time, Tianhe-2, a supercomputer developed by China’s National University of Defense Technology, has retained its position as the world’s No. 1 system with a performance of 33.86 petaflop/s (quadrillions of calculations per second) on the Linpack benchmark, according to the 43rd edition of the twice-yearly TOP500 list of the world’s most powerful supercomputers.

43rd Top500 Lists will be released during ISC14 on Monday, June 23rd

The 43rd Top500 List will be released Monday June 23rd, during the opening session of the ISC'14 conference in Leipzig, Germany. ISC is an IEEE-recognized key global conference and exhibition for high performance computing, networking and storage.