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Fujitsu to Build Post-K Supercomputer for RIKEN in Japan

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Today Riken announced that Fujitsu Ltd. has been selected to develop the basic design for Japan’s next-generation supercomputer.

Video: PSC's Sherlock Supercomputer Means Business for Graph Computing

In this video, Dr. Nick Nystrom from PSC discusses what makes the Sherlock supercomputer unique and how businesses can take advantage of its graph computing prowess. Sherlock is a YarcData uRiKA (Universal RDF Integration Knowledge Appliance) data appliance with PSC enhancements. It enables large-scale, rapid graph analytics through massive multithreading, a shared address space, sophisticated […]

Live Video: PSC Sherlock Supercomputer Launch Event

Ed. Note: The launch event starts at the 28:22 minute mark. The Pittsburg Supercomputer Center is streaming live video from their launch event for their new Sherlock supercomputer. A uRiKA graph-analytics appliance from YarcData, Sherlock is designed to discover unknown relationships or patterns hidden in extremely large and complex bodies of information. Sherlock gives PSC […]

Top500 Ranks China’s Milkyway 2 Fastest Supercomputer Again

For the fourth year in a row China’s Milkyway 2 (also known as Tianhe-2) retained its ranking as the world’s fastest supercomputer on the most recent Top500 list with the same 33.86 petaflop/s (quadrillions of calculations per second) performance record it set in June 2013. The Top500 list recorded no changes in the top nine systems since the June […]

SGI Unveils 2 New Supercomputers, Management Software

SGI unveiled two new supercomputers and high-performance computing (HPC) management software at SC14   SGI’s new sixth-generation ICE XA supercomputer is a highly scalable and energy-efficient system that runs Linux and is powered by Intel’s latest Xeon E5-2600 v3 processors. The distributed-memory supercomputer can leverage Intel’s Xeon Phi coprocessors or GPU accelerators from Nvidia to increase the system’s […]

Radio Free HPC Takes a Hard Look at the Two 2017 Coral Supercomputers

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In this video, the Radio Free HPC team meets at SC14 in New Orleans to discuss the recent news that Nvidia & IBM will build two Coral 150+ Petaflop Supercomputers in 2017 for Lawrence Livermore and Oak Ridge National Laboratories. The two machines will feature IBM POWER9 processors coupled with Nvidia’s future Volta GPU technology. NVLink will be a critical piece of the architecture as well, along with a system interconnect powered by Mellanox.

Slidecast: Nvidia/IBM to Build Two Coral 100+ Petaflop Supercomputers in 2017

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In this slidecast, Sumit Gupta from Nvidia describes the company’s big win with IBM for two DOE supercomputers for deployment in 2017. The two machines will feature IBM POWER9 processors coupled with Nvidia’s future Volta GPU technology. NVLink will be a critical piece of the architecture as well, along with a system interconnect powered by Mellanox.

Video: Time-Lapse Installation of Cielo Supercomputer at LANL

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In this video, Los Alamos National Labs installs Cielo, the current stalwart of National Nuclear Security Administration capability computing. The system is currently ranked #32 on the TOP500.

Video: How to Stuff a Supercomputer Inside a Laptop

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In this video from the 2014 Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing, Salman Habib from Argonne National Laboratory presents: How to Stuff a Supercomputer Inside a Laptop.

So, How Do Supercomputers Get Named?

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Over at LBNL, Katy Antipas writes that the process of naming some of the world’s fastest supercomputers is not what you might expect.