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TOP500 News Ceases Operations; The List Continues to Expand

Happy New Year! We hope you took some time to enjoy the holidays. We write with great reluctance to inform you that we will be discontinuing our news publication. Over the past two and half years your support and encouragement helped make TOP500 News one of the most widely read in our industry – thank you! On the brighter side, the TOP500 project will continue to broaden, as is already evident from the integration of the Green500 and High-Performance Conjugate Gradient (HPCG) benchmark data into the list. Considering what is now happening in the HPC application space with the rise of data analytics, machine learning, and AI, we expect more changes lie ahead.

Scaling Beyond Exa; Intel Goes 3D

Episode 254: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman discuss the prospects for supercomputing architectures after exascale and Intel's plans, including the pursuit of 3-D memory technology.

High Performance Computing in 2018: Hits and Misses

A number of established trends in HPC continued to gather momentum in 2018.  But there were also a few surprises. Let’s take a closer look at the more notable developments.

Finnish Science Center to Install Two Petascale Supercomputers

Over the next couple of years, Atos will be delivering two BullSequana supercomputers to the Finnish IT Center for Science (CSC) representing 11 peak petaflops of additional capacity.

Intel Goes Vertical, Will Stack Logic Chips Into 3D Packages

In what could be Intel’s most significant architectural advance in decades, the chipmaker unveiled a technology that will enable processors and other logic chips to be integrated into 3D packages.