congatec Introduces x86-based COM-HPC Server

San Diego, February 24, 2022   congatec, a vendor of embedded and edge computing technology, announced the launch x86 based COM-HPC Server modules and the availability of three new Server-on-Module families parallel to the launch of the introduction of the Intel Xeon D processor family, formerly codenamed Ice Lake D. The new COM-HPC Server modules in […]

NCI Doubles Raijin Supercomputer Throughput with IBM POWER8

Today NCI in Australia announced that it has adopted IBM’s Power8 architecture as part of Raijin, the system  fastest supercomputer in the Southern Hemisphere. The hybrid x86/Power8 system will offer local researchers the opportunity to explore the intersection of AI and HPC. “The extraordinary bandwidth in Power Systems provides a significant performance advantage, and we look forward to scientists exploiting those capabilities now and into the future.”

PGI Accelerator Compilers Add OpenACC Support for x86

“Our goal is to enable HPC developers to easily port applications across all major CPU and accelerator platforms with uniformly high performance using a common source code base,” said Douglas Miles, director of PGI Compilers & Tools at NVIDIA. “This capability will be particularly important in the race towards exascale computing in which there will be a variety of system architectures requiring a more flexible application programming approach.”