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Mellanox Jumps Ahead in Ethernet Race; Atos Enters Quantum Computing Realm

Episode 184: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman discuss the Spectrum-2 announcement from Mellanox and Atos' quantum simulator.

Baidu Deepens Partnership with NVIDIA, Will Bring Volta GPUs Into Their Cloud

Chinese web giant Baidu announced it will use some of the latest NVIDIA hardware and software to augment a number of its AI-based services.

Atos Launches 40-Qubit Quantum Computing Simulator

With universal quantum computers on the horizon, Atos has developed a simulation platform for programming the qubit-based machines.

Jülich Supercomputing Center Turns to Modular Approach to Deal with HPC-HPDA Divide

The Jülich Supercomputing Center (JSC) has kicked off DEEP-EST, an EU-funded project that aims to build a supercomputer capable of handling both high performance computing and high performance data analytics workloads.

TOP500 Meanderings: Sluggish Performance Growth May Portend Slowing HPC Market

For all the supercomputing trends revealed on recent TOP500 lists, the most worrisome is the decline in performance growth that has taken place over the over the last several years – worrisome not only because performance is the lifeblood of the HPC industry, but also because there is no definitive cause of the slowdown.