At ISC 2024: Eviden on New Contract Wins and Technology (HPC, AI, Quantum, As-a-Service) Updates

At ISC 2024, we were given a tour of the Eviden booth, which – being the focal point at the conference of Europe’s leading HPC-AI systems vendor – was a beehive of activity. The tour began with a business and customer update ….

At ISC 2024: New Top500 List – Aurora Joins Frontier in Exascale HPC Club

At ISC 2024, Hamburg — Aurora, the Intel-HPE Cray problem-child supercomputer, has officially received the blessing of the Top500 organization as having surpassed the exascale (a billion billion calculations/second) milestone ….

HPC News Bytes 20240422: New HPC Installs, the State of AI, Bitcoin Halving, Argonne-UICs’ Crabtree Institute

A good spring moring to you! Here’s a rapid (6:09) route through recent news from HPC-AI, including: new supercomputers installed at Los Alamos and France-CEA, Stanford AI Index Report released on the state of AI….

@HPCpodcast: Tech Analyst Adrian Cockcroft on Trends Driving Future HPC Architectures

Along with his article to be found on this site, technology analyst Adrian Cockcroft of OrionX (and former AWS vice president) joins Shahin and Doug after SC23 to discuss TOP500 trends, the AI-HPC crossover, liquid cooling, chiplets, and the emergence of UCIe and CXL – some of the anticipated advancements are truly eye-popping. In this podcast, sponsored by Lenovo, the relentless pursuit of higher performance, the acceleration in the pace of change in high performance processing, is examined.

At SC23: AMD’s Brent Gorda Talks TOP500-GREEN500 and the ‘Imminent’ MI300 GPU

At ISC 2023, we talked with Brent Gorda, AMD Senior Executive, HPC & AI, who updated us on, among other items: AMD’s presence on the TOP500 list of the world’s most powerful supercomputers (including the surprising benchmark from the no. 20 AMD EPYC-powered system at KAUST research university) and on the GREEN500, (eight of the […]

A New Day for the TOP500: Aurora No. 2 at 585 PFlops, 4 New Top 10 Entrants, Frontier Still No. 1

Denver — Attendees at the SC23 conference here in Denver have been greeted by a roiled TOP500 ranking of the world’s most powerful supercomputers, along with significant news about a would-be exascale HPC system coming in at no. 2 on the list….

NOAA Supercomputing Capacity Expanded for Advanced National Weather Forecasting

FALLS CHURCH, Va. –  The computing capacity of twin supercomputers used by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have been expanded by 20 percent….

HPC News Bytes 20230814: Linux Wars, China and Chips, Intel AVX, Gordon Bell Prize Finalists

A happy August Monday morning to you. It was an interesting week for supercomputing news, and Shahin and Doug share the highlights of recent developments: Linux Wars continue: Oracle, SUSE, and CIQ form Open Enterprise Linux Association (watch for upcoming episodes on @HPCpodcast on this); China’s tech companies place $5 billion of orders on US chips; Intel improves hardware for on-chip AVX (or APX) vector instructions; 2023 Gordon Bell Prize Finalists also point to TOP500

AMD-Powered LUMI Supercomputer: In the Vanguard of HPC Performance and Energy Efficiency

[SPONSORED GUEST ARTICLE]   LUMI is a model for both world-class supercomputing and sustainability. It also embodies Europe’s rise on the global HPC scene in recent years. The AMD-powered, HPE-built system, ranked no. 3 on the new TOP500 list of the world’s most powerful supercomputers, also ranks no. 7 on the GREEN500 list of the most […]

New TOP500 HPC List: Frontier Extends Lead with Performance Upgrade

After a flurry of new competitors in 2022 at the top of the TOP500 list of the world’s most powerful supercomputers, the first list of 2023 – issued here in Hamburg this morning at the ISC conference – reveals the same top 10 systems in the same order. Still, the HPC community will no doubt […]