Viewing posts from December, 2017

IBM Debuts POWER9; PEZI Computing Takes a Fall

Episode 205: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman analyze IBM's Power9 announcement and the fraud story at PEZI Computing.

Intel Launches FPGA Accelerator Aimed at HPC and HPDA Applications

Intel has released the Stratix 10 MX, the company’s first FPGA family that includes integrated High Bandwidth Memory (HBM2).

High Performance Computing in 2017: Hits and Misses

The past 12 months encompassed a number of new developments in HPC, as well as an intensification of existing trends. TOP500 News takes a look at the top eight hits and misses of 2017.

Harrison High School Takes on the Student Cluster Competition

Episode 204: Addison Snell interviews the students and coaches from the first ever all-high-school team to compete in SC's Student Cluster Competition.

Mont-Blanc 2020 Project Sets Sights on Exascale Processor

Launched on December 11, the European Commission’s Mont-Blanc 2020 project will focus on the production of an ARM-based system-on-chip (SoC) capable of powering exascale supercomputers.

LRZ to Install 26.7-Petaflop Supercomputer

Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ) has contracted Lenovo and Intel to build its next-generation SuperMUC cluster, which is slated to be up and running in 2018.

IBM Enters Quantum Computing Business with First Paying Customers

Twelve organizations, which include top-flight companies like JPMorgan Chase, Daimler AG, and Samsung, have signed up as the first customers for the IBM Q Network, the company’s initial foray into commercial quantum computing.

Microsoft Launches Quantum Computing Toolkit

This week Microsoft is releasing a free preview version of its Quantum Development Kit, a suite of software tools and libraries that developers can use to write quantum computing applications.

Quantum Xcellis Scale-Out NAS

Episode 203: Addison Snell is joined by Quantum's Laura Shepard speaking about the newly-announced Quantum Xcellis Scale-Out NAS on this sponsored podcast.

Intel Drops Next-Gen Xeon Phi; Processor Updates from SC17

Episode 202: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman cover surprising processor coming out of SC17.