TOP500 News

Baidu Launches 'No-Code' Tool for Building Machine Learning Models

Search giant Baidu has released EZDL, a software development platform for non-programmers who want to build production-level machine learning models.

Azure Boosts HPC, AI Appeal with CycleCloud and NVIDIA GPU Containers

Leveraging technology from Cycle Computing and NVIDIA, Microsoft is continuing to add Azure capabilities features that will draw in HPC and AI customers.

China Makes Big Push into Superconducting Computers; TACC Preps for Frontera

Episode 238: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman analyze China's latest announcement on the road to superconductor development, and TACC's new Fronterra system.

In Intel’s Arduous Journey to 10 nm, Moore's Law Comes Up Short

With a share price riding high and dominance in the datacentre market, it may seem perverse to state that Intel is a company facing a range of significant problems. So what caused the technology behemoth on the occasion of its 50th birthday to find itself so spectacularly on its back foot?

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.

Intel Offers More Specifics on Upcoming Cascade Lake Processor

At the Hot Chips conference this week, Intel provided a few more details on Cascade Lake, the upcoming Xeon Scalable Processor that is scheduled to start shipping before the end of the year.