Viewing posts from January, 2018

Multi-petaflop installations in Italy and India; AI Bests Humans at Reading Comprehension

Episode 209: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman analyze this week's big HPC stories, including two new Petaflop installations and a big leap forward for AI.

Atos Will Build Germany’s Fastest Supercomputer

Forschungszentrum Jülich has contracted Atos to build and deploy a 12-petaflop supercomputer, which, when operational, will be the most powerful system in Germany.

HPC4E Project Outlines Case for Exascale Computing in Energy Sector

A consortium of European and Brazilian organizations dedicated to pushing the boundaries of HPC for the energy sector has released a report on how exascale computing will be needed to move the industry forward.

TSMC Expects HPC to be Fastest Growing Segment

Chip manufacturer Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) reported double-digit growth for its HPC segment in 2017 and expects that trend to continue through 2018.

What Meltdown and Spectre Mean for HPC; Intel Plays Catch-Up in Quantum Computing

Episode 208: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman discuss the Meltdown and Spectre bugs, plus news on Intel's quantum computing push.