Predictions 2024: HPC-AI, Quantum, Storage and Data Management, Optical Computing, Containers, GenAI — Where It’s All Going

We offer these predictions across a range of developments, trends and challenges facing the HPC-AI industry in 2024. Some take on the entrepreneurial spirit of business consultant Peter Drucker and his famous call-to-arms: “The best….

Quantum: Honeywell Closes $300M Round for Quantinuum

There are those who still insist quantum computing is a false dream and a fool’s errand, but quantum continues to make incursions into broader validation and wider backing. Example: Quantum computing company Quantinuum, the result of a November 2021 merger of Honeywell Quantum Solutions….

Q-CTRL and US Geological Survey in Quantum Partnership  

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16, 2024 — Quantum software company Q-CTRL announced it has entered a partnership with the United States Geological Survey (USGS) to explore potential quantum computing and sensing applications for geological sciences. USGS is a scientific agency that researches Earth systems. Its mission is to make scientific data available to help people understand […]

HPC News Bytes 20240115: RIKEN’s HPC-Quantum Platform, RFP for Post-Exascale, HPE Acquires Juniper, Google: AI Chip Trial, No Cloud Exit Fees

A happy mid-winter morning to you. Here’s a rapid (5:06) rundown of recent developments in the world of HPC-AI, including: RIKEN’s hybrid quantum-classical HPC platform with Quantinuum, Google in $1.67B AI chip patent trial….

QuEra Releases Quantum Roadmap

BOSTON, January 9, 2024 – Quantum computing company QuEra has announced a roadmap for a series of error-corrected quantum computers starting in 2024 and culminating in a system with 100 logical error-corrected qubits. QuEra’s roadmap outlines a three-phase release: 2024: Launching a quantum computer with 10 logical qubits,transversal gate capability, and over 256 physical qubits. […]

RIKEN Selects Quantinuum for Hybrid Quantum-HPC Platform

Quantum computing company Quantinuum and Japanese research institution and HPC center RIKEN announced that Quantinuum will provide RIKEN access to its H1-Series ion-trap quantum computing technology. The deployment will be part of RIKEN’s project to build a quantum-HPC hybrid platform that will include RIKEN’s Arm-based Fugaku supercomputer….

@HPCpodcast: A Parting Look at 2023 — What a Year for HPC-AI!

As we embark on 2024, Shahin and Doug offer this 2023 Year in Review special edition looking back at one of the most eventful years in the recent history of HPC, AI, quantum computing, open source and other advanced technologies. Throughout the year, major HPC-AI developments lit up technology trade media — and the global business and news media.

qPOC: QauntumBasel, D-Wave and VINCI Energies in HVAC Design Proof-of-Concept

PALO ALTO, Calif. & BURNABY, British Columbia–December 19, 2023 — A quantum proof of concept (qPoC) project in the area of sustainable building design has been announced by VINCI Energies | DIANE, uptownBasel | QuantumBasel, and D-Wave (NYSE: QBTS), focused on heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems for complex buildings. The companies said the […]

HPC News Bytes 20231218: Intel’s Emerald Rapids Chip, New York State’s ‘Chips Act,’ Quantum Market Sizing, NVIDIA vs. AMD ‘Benchmarketing’

A happy Monday morning to you in the run-up to the holidays. Here’s a quick run-down on recent HPC-AI news, including: Intel’s Gen-5 Emerald Rapids chip, New York State’s “Chips Act,” quantum market sizing, GPU “Benchmarketing”: Nvidia vs. AMD

HPC News Bytes 20231211: AMD’s MI300, Quantum in the News, Linux Foundation’s 2 New Projects, EU AI Regulations, ISC Extends Deadlines

A happy deep and dark December morning to you! Here’s a sprint (5:28) through recent HPC-AI news, including: AMD MI300, the Q2B quantum conference and other quantum news, the Linux Foundation’s new projects….