TOP500 News

New TACC Supercomputer Will Go Into Production Next Year

The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) has announced “Frontera,” a Dell EMC cluster that will be the world’s most powerful academic supercomputer when it comes online in the summer of 2019.

New Processors in the Spotlight; Fujitsu, IBM, and Intel at Hot Chips

Episode 237: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman analyze the HPC announcements from the Hot Chips conference.

China Aims to Be Global Leader in Superconducting Computers

China is investing $145 million to become a world leader in superconductor-based computing, a technology that could make semiconductor-powered supercomputers and datacenter servers obsolete.

The Anatomy of Winning Teams

In the second installment of our two-part report on the Student Cluster Competition (SCC), we trace the history of the top three teams at the recent ISC High Performance conference (ISC18) and look at the factors that drove their success.

IBM Wants to Take Server Memory in a New Direction

At the Hot Chips conference this week, IBM outlined its plans to develop a new open standard memory interface that would be able to talk to different types of memory devices besides just DDR.