In this special feature, John Kirkley talks with Dr. Biswas to learn more about NASA’s fledgling involvement in the weird world of quantum computing.
Argonne National Labs is developing Argo, a prototype exascale operating system.
“We aimed at a good mix between industry, government labs, and academia, both from across the US as well as world-wide. We have several teams from Europe, for example Mont-Blanc, announcing the attack of the killer cellphones, or a team from Cern showing techniques for next-generation traffic engineering on WANs using OpenFlow.”
“This partnership will bring supercomputer performance to the corporate data center, expanding the use of GPU accelerators well beyond the traditional supercomputing and technical computing markets,” said Ian Buck, vice president of Accelerated Computing at Nvidia. “It will also provide existing supercomputing and high performance computing customers with new choices and technologies to build powerful, energy-efficient systems that drive innovation and scientific discovery.”
Intel has taken the wraps off Knights Landing, its next-generation, 72-core Xeon Phi supercomputing chip.
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