Viewing posts from June, 2017

GPU-Accelerated Supercomputers Provide Ground-Breaking Simulations of Universe

Researchers at the University of Zurich have devised software that is able to simulate the entire universe, employing the two fastest GPU-powered supercomputers in the world.

MIT Demos Optical Deep Learning with Nanophotonic Processor

A research team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has come up with a novel approach to deep learning that uses a nanophotonic processor, which they claim can vastly improve the performance and energy efficiency for processing artificial neural networks.

Tracking the World’s Top Storage Systems

When assessing the fastest supercomputers in the world, system performance is king, while the I/O componentry that feeds these computational beasts often escapes notice. But a small group of storage devotees working on a project at the Virtual Institute for I/O (VI4IO) want to change that.

New Zealand to Join Petaflop Club

NIWA, New Zealand’s National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, is spending $18 million to upgrade its stable of supercomputers used for weather forecasting and climate research.

Power What's Next at ISC - An Interview With Molly Presley of Quantum

Episode 177: Addison Snell and Molly Presley discuss data management trends in HPC and Quantum's ISC plans.