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.
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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 growth in the server market remains with the white box manufacturers that are supplying hyperscale cloud providers. Will the top guns---HP, IBM, Dell, Cisco and Lenovo---have an answer?
IBM has acquired AlchemyAPI to accelerate next-generation cognitive computing applications.
What's unclear is how far beyond SoftLayer IBM's OpenPOWER bare metal servers can go. Enterprises and other cloud providers will need to adopt OpenPOWER at scale to tip the data center balance.
IBM and Softbank are collaborating to teach Watson Japanese as well as meld cognitive computing and Pepper the social robot.
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.
IBM's revenues may have declined for 11 consecutive quarters and its stock price has fallen, but its CEO, Virginia Rometty, is taking a hefty addition to her already substantial paycheck
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.
This year's Tony Sale Award, presented by the Computer Conservation Society (CCS), has been shared by the restoration of two IBM 1401 transistor-based computers and the Free University of Berlin's virtual reconstruction of Konrad Zuse's mechanical Z1.
Its approach isolates applications and their associated data so they can 'float' across multiple locations.
IBM has detailed new marching orders for the Watson Analytics cognitive computing platform – helping doctors uncover the patterns that cause disease.
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.
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