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IBM debuts supercomputing private cloud

IBM has announced a family of supercomputing products designed to give companies access to large amounts of processing power within their private cloud.The high-performance computing (HPC) products, announced by IBM on Thursday, include the IBM HPC Management Suite, the HPC cloud implementation service, and the IBM Intelligent Cluster integrated hardware appliances.

June 10, 2011 by

Nvidia delivers latest Tesla supercomputing GPU

Nvidia has released the latest in its range of Tesla GPUs, which are general purpose graphical processors designed to handle supercomputing calculations.The Tesla M2090 GPU, announced by the company on Tuesday, contains 512 Cuda cores that are designed to work in parallel on typical high-performance computing (HPC) tasks, such as the simulation of microscopic biological interactions.

May 19, 2011 by

Is supercomputing just about performance?

You may think you know what 'HPC' stands for — but conflicting views on what that 'P' really stands for reflect important changes taking place within the field of supercomputing, says expert Andrew Jones

October 30, 2008 by

More images and products from supercomputing 2007

The SC07 supercomputing conference was a very interesting show for me this year and it was my first time attending this conference.  Here are some more interesting products that I haven't covered yet all the way from the very high-end to entry-level HPC computers.

November 16, 2007 by

Intel launches world's first 45nm processors

Updated 5:00PM - Intel extended its lead in microprocessors today by launching the world's first 45nm microprocessors.  Along with the new "Penryn" 45nm processors being launched today, Intel is also launching the "Seaburg" chipset designed for the HPC (High Performance Computing) chipset which is timed perfectly with this week's supercomputing conference.

November 12, 2007 by

HPC for the Rest of Us - Part 1

The term supercomputing typically conjures daunting images of large and expensive computer systems, coupled with complicated technology for scientific and engineering "number crunching". This article provides the first steps towards helping the rest of us in understanding what HPC involves, and what it means to us.

October 2, 2003 by

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