TOP500 News

Cray Adds ARM Option to XC50 Supercomputer

Cray has announced it is offering an ARM blade option on its XC50 supercomputer, which will be based on Cavium’s second-generation ThunderX2 processor.

IBM Ups Its Quantum Computing Game

IBM has revealed it has a working prototype of 50-qubit quantum computer, along with a 20-qubit system that will be made available to clients before the end of the year.

SC17 Conference Preview

Episode 200: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman predict the hot trends and topics of SC17.

HPE Upgrades Superdome with SGI NUMA; Australian Supercomputer Adds Power8 Cluster

Episode 199: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman give their analysis of the HPE Superdome NUMA upgrade and Australia's Raijin upgrade.

Square Kilometre Array Project Takes Center Stage at SC17

On Tuesday, November 14, attendees to this year’s Supercomputing Conference (SC17) keynote address will get an in-depth look into the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Project, one of the most ambitious international research efforts ever undertaken. We talked with SKA principles Professor Phil Diamond and Dr. Rosie Bolton about what the project entails and what kinds of supercomputing resources that will be needed to drive the science.

University of Michigan Opts for ARM-Powered Cluster Using Cavium ThunderX Chips

The University of Michigan is deploying a $3.5 million “big data” compute cluster powered by Cavium’s ARM ThunderX SoC. 

How to Measure HPC

Measuring high performance computing can be very powerful for the businesses that rely on it and the end users that directly employ it. Based on NAG’s experience helping organizations with HPC measurement, we have put together this overview of the subject for TOP500 News.

HPE Bring SGI HPC Technology Into Superdome Product Line

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has announced a new in-memory computing platform that brings the SGI NUMAlink technology into its Superdome portfolio.

Technical University of Denmark Amps Up HPC Capability with Huawei Cluster

Huawei has chalked up a win in Europe, delivering an upgrade to the Niflheim HPC cluster at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), one of premier technical institutions in Europe.

Cray Plugs Its Supercomputers Into Azure; NEC Unveils New Vector Machines

Episode 198: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman analyze Cray's new Azure colocation and NEC's promised vector co-processor.