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At SC22: Atos Updates on the BullSequana XH/3000, Nimbix Cloud Supercomputing Suite and Quantum

At SC22, we caught up with Emmanuel LeRoux, Atos Group SVP and Head of HPC & Quantum for updates on several fronts: LeRoux told us Atos now has its highest number — 43 — of systems in the TOP500 list of the world’s most powerful supercomputers, including the new no. 4 system, Leonardo, installed at […]

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Deutsche Bank Tag Teams With Nvidia On Financial Services AI

In many industries, embracing AI in the application software stack it is not just a matter of training some large language models or recommender systems against general and then specific datasets and plugging it in.

Deutsche Bank Tag Teams With Nvidia On Financial Services AI was written by Timothy Prickett Morgan at The Next Platform.

HPE GreenLake Adds Application, Analytics and Developer Services for Hybrid Cloud Environments

Dec. 7, 2-22 — At HPE’s Discover conference in Frankfurt, Germany today, the company  announced new application, analytics and developer services for the HPE GreenLake edge-to-cloud platform designed to enable organizations to drive a data-first modernization strategy for production workloads across hybrid cloud environments. Updates include: HPE GreenLake for Private Cloud Enterprise now offers expanded […]

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For HPE, The Cloud Is A Private And A Public Matter

Three years ago, Hewlett Packard Enterprise was the first major hardware and software infrastructure vendor to announce plans to make its entire portfolio available as a service, setting 2022 as the deadline for making that happen.

For HPE, The Cloud Is A Private And A Public Matter was written by Jeffrey Burt at The Next Platform.

TOP500 News


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ORNL’s Frontier First to Break the Exaflop Ceiling
May 30, 2022

The 59th edition of the TOP500 revealed the Frontier system to be the first true exascale machine with an HPL score of 1.102 Exaflop/s.

The No. 1 spot is now held by the Frontier system at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in the US. Based on the latest HPE Cray EX235a architecture and equipped with AMD EPYC 64C 2GHz processors, the system has 8,730,112 total cores, a power efficiency rating of 52.23 gigaflops/watt, and relies on gigabit ethernet for data transfer.


Still waiting for Exascale: Japan's Fugaku outperforms all competition once again
Nov. 15, 2021

FRANKFURT, Germany; BERKELEY, Calif.; and KNOXVILLE, Tenn.— The 58th annual edition of the TOP500 saw little change in the Top10. The Microsoft Azure system called Voyager-EUS2 was the only machine to shake up the top spots, claiming No. 10. Based on an AMD EPYC processor with 48 cores and 2.45GHz working together with an NVIDIA A100 GPU and 80 GB of memory, Voyager-EUS2 also utilizes a Mellanox HDR Infiniband for data transfer. 


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11/2022 Highlights

  • The Frontier system at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee, USA remains the No. 1 system on the TOP500 and is still the only system reported with an HPL performance exceeding one Exaflop/s. Frontier brought the pole position back to the USA on the June listing with an HPL score of 1.102 Exaflop/s.
  • The LUMI system at EuroHPC/CSC in Finland entered the list last June at No. 3. It is again listed as No. 3 but only thanks to an upgrade of the system, which doubled its size. With its increased HPL score of 309 Pflop/s it remains the largest system in Europe.
  • The only new machine to grace the top of the list was the No. 4 Leonardo system at EuroHPC/CINECA in Bologna, Italy. The machine achieved an HPL score of .174 EFlop/s with 1,463,616 cores.

 

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