Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is collaborating with Xilinx, Cadence Design Systems, and ARM to develop a test chip that support the new high performance interconnect standard, known as CCIX.
Hyperion Research says 2016 was a banner year for sales of HPC servers. According to the analyst firm, HPC system sales reached $11.2 billion for the year, and is expected to grow more than 6 percent annually over the next five years. But it is the emerging sub-segment of artificial intelligence that will provide the highest growth rates during this period.
A new European exascale computing project, known as EuroEXA, kicked off at the Barcelona Supercomputer Center this week during a meeting that brought together the 16 organizations involved in the effort.