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China Spills Details on Exascale Prototypes

At SC18, Depei Qian delivered a talk where he revealed some of the beefier details of the three Chinese exascale prototype systems installed in 2018. The 45-minute session confirmed some of the speculation about these machine that we have reported on, but also offered a deeper dive into their design and underlying hardware elements.

SC18 Rolls on in Dallas; Processors Take Center Stage

Episode 251: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman discuss the trends emerging at SC18, including the convergence of AI, HPC and Cloud, tiered storage, and processor architecture.

Panasas Unveils Next-Generation ActiveStor, PanFS

Here at SC18, Panasas has announced ActiveStor Ultra and PanFS 8, which according to the company represents the biggest change to its product set in a decade.

But Is That Really HPC?

It used to be easy to understand what supercomputing was. Those days are gone.

AMD Notches EPYC Supercomputer Win with Next-Generation Zen Processor

AMD’s Zen 2 EPYC processor, codenamed “Rome,” has yet to be released, but the chip has already staked out a future home in what will be one of the largest supercomputers in Europe. The upcoming system, known as Hawk, will be built by Hewlett Packard Enterprise and installed at the High-Performance Computing Center of the University of Stuttgart, also known as HLRS.