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Europeans Launch Next Phase of Exascale Weather Forecasting Project

The European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) and its partners have begun the second phase of an EU-funded project to develop extreme-scale computing for numerical weather prediction (NWP) and climate modeling.

NVIDIA Makes Big Push Into GPU-Powered Analytics with Open-Source Software

NVIDIA has announced a set of open-source libraries intended to bring GPU acceleration to a wide swathe of data analytics applications. The new software suite has attracted support from IBM, HPE, Oracle and a number of other key providers.

Chinese Military Implicated in Server Hacking; Supermicro Under Scrutiny

Episode 243: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman analyze the potential effects of the Chinese Supermicro spy scandal on the HPC industry.

Czech Auto Manufacturer Expanding Supercomputing Capacity to 15 Petaflops

Škoda Auto is planning to increase it computational capacity to 15 petaflops, making it the owner of the most powerful privately owned HPC infrastructure in the Czech Republic.

Scientists Create Quantum Life on Five-Qubit IBM Computer

Researchers from the University of the Basque Country claim they have successfully mimicked Darwinian evolution using a quantum computer.