China Spills Details on Exascale Prototypes
Nov. 19, 2018
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.

AMD Notches EPYC Supercomputer Win with Next-Generation Zen Processor
Nov. 13, 2018
AMDs 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.