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OCF Deploys Lenovo Arcus Cluster at University of Oxford

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Today the University of Oxford unveiled its new Arcus Phase B cluster. Integrated by OCF in the UK, the 5000 core Lenovo cluster will support research across all four Divisions at the University; Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences; Medical Sciences; Social Sciences; and Humanities.

New OSC Supercomputer Named After Civil Rights Activist Ruby Dee

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Today the Ohio Supercomputer Center unveiled their new 144 Teraflop Ruby supercomputer. Powered by Intel Xeon Phi, the 144 Teraflop HP system is named after Cleveland-born activist Ruby Dee.

SGI to Boost Pangea Supercomputer to 6.7 Petaflops

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“When we began our relationship with Total more than 15 years ago, our goal was to continually provide the capacity and power required for the company to pursue its oil and gas research throughout the world. We are proud to be part of what has become a continuing legacy of technological research at Total and with this system upgrade, SGI’s innovative solutions will continue to help the company deliver sustainable production growth in the future.”

EPFL Unleashes Deneb, a Scalable HPC Architecture for Researchers and Students

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Executive Director - EPFL

EPFL launches Denab: a scalable HPC architecture for researchers and students. “Working with ClusterVision and Intel has proved to be a wise and productive decision for EPFL as we continue to grow our computational capabilities to support our many researchers and students.”

Cray XC40 Hornet Supercomputer Scales to 96K Cores on Scientific Applications

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Today GCS in Germany announced that their new Hornet supercomputer at HLRS is ready for extreme-scale computing challenges. “To test its mettle, Hornet successfully completed six “XXL-projects” from computationally demanding scientific fields such as planetary research, climatology, environmental chemistry, and aerospace. All six XXL Projects utilized all of Hornet’s available 94,646 compute cores–results that more than satisfied the HLRS HPC experts and scientific users.”

Spanish Meteorological Procures 168 Teraflop Bull Supercomputer

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A new supercomputer, provided by the French company Bull, will be predicting accurately whether or not the rain in Spain falls mainly on the plain.

Cray XC30 Powers LS-DYNA at Stalprodukt

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Today Cray announced that Stalprodukt S.A., a leading global steel processor, purchased a Cray XC30 supercomputer for structural analysis modeling used in the testing of steel designs.

UMBC Powers Climate Research with Dell | Terascala HPC Storage

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Today Terascala announced that the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) HPC Facility is using the company’s software to manage Lustre-based parallel storage.

Fujitsu Powers Statistical Genetics at Wellcome Trust Centre

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Today Fujitsu announced that the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics [WTCHG] at the University of Oxford is using the company’s HPC systems to support the genetics research of 25 groups and more than 100 researchers.

LANL Supercomputer Finds New Life at UNM

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In this KRQE video, the University of New Mexico readies the Ulam supercomputer for deployment. Named after famed mathematician and Manhattan Project scientist Stanislaw Ulam, the 13-rack system was previously used at Los Alamos National Lab.