Viewing posts from July, 2018

Next Big NSF-Funded Supercomputer Headed to TACC

The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) has won the competition for the NSF’s latest leadership-class supercomputer.

HPC Disruptors

In my role as an independent advisor to industry users of high performance computing, I recently helped to coordinate a private gathering of leading industry users of HPC – no HPC centers, or vendors, just the users of HPC in industry meeting as peers. One key topic we discussed was things that might significantly change how industry deploys and uses high performance computing, what I refer to as “HPC disruptors.”

Leaked Intel Roadmap Reveals Some Surprises for HPC Customers

A slide from what appears to be an Intel presentation delivered in China illustrates the company’s roadmap for its Xeon Scalable Processor, Omni-Path fabric, and HPC server chip line.

DARPA Sets Up Fast Track for Third Wave AI

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has announced a program that aims to bring new ideas in artificial intelligence to proof-of-concept within 18 months.

Indian Research Community Plans to Add Three More Supercomputers This Year

India is planning to add three more supercomputers before the end of the year as part of Rs 4,500-crore expansion of the country’s HPC infrastructure.