While Western Australia looks to secure IT savings across government, it has kicked in AU$21.6 million of funding for the Pawsey supercomputer.
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AMD admits it has "lost some share" in computing and graphics. But it says new technology, a simpler product roadmap and more focused strategy will make it competitive once again in high-performance desktops and servers
The German Climate Computing Center has tapped IBM for storage smarts as it gears up to replace its Blizzard supercomputer.
Having bought Wyse back in 2012, Dell is combining its virtualization technology and server hardware for a new computing appliance, making it easy to run Windows on Chrome OS.
A chapel in the heart of Barcelona Univesity is home to one of Europe's most powerful supercomputers - and a mobile chip-based successor is under development.
NetApp, together with Fujitsu, recently installed a range of flash storage arrays in the National Computational Infrastructure's supercomputer, Raijin, boosting its total raw storage capacity to 44 petabytes.
The faster of the two computers is expected to have a peak performance of 180 petaflops -- which will make it one the world's most powerful computing systems.
Microsoft plans to integrate Revolution's R programming language implementation and platform for statistical computing and analytics into SQL Server, Azure HDInsight and Azure Machine Learning.
The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute has employed the CSIRO's supercomputer and computer gaming technology to help diagnose patients suffering from heart rhythm disease.
New instances launched across seven regions deliver the highest level of processor performance on EC2, aimed at high-performance computing applications.
Organizations are increasingly using parallel processing technology to address their high performance, technical computing or big data analysis requirements. Adaptive Computing has long believed that its Moab HPC Suite should be the parallel processing monitor of choice.
In the latest Top500 supercomputer ranking, Linux once more totally dominates the fastest of all computers.
Look out, Tianhe-2. The US Department of Energy will spend $325 million to build Summit and Sierra by 2017, two supercomputers set to crush the reigning speed champs.
Its approach isolates applications and their associated data so they can 'float' across multiple locations.
HPC is not just for oil and gas industries anymore.
The country's weather service looks to Cray supercomputers to improve forecasting while the rest of us will, no doubt, continue to cross our fingers and look to the skies.
After months of speculation, Big Blue has confirmed its server processor business is off to a new home.
The Victorian government has forked out AU$6.65 million to hold on to the supercomputing facility that sits at the heart of its Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative, and is collocated with IBM's Research Collaboratory.
In other words, Red Hat is moving from Linux to OpenStack as its primary breadwinner.
The University of Queensland's Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology will have a supercomputer by the end of November that will support research in computational modelling of physical, pharmaceutical, and biological systems.
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