Monthly Archives: June 2011

10 Petaflop Supercomputer Design Options

Last week’s Top500 list crowned the Riken K supercomputer as the world’s fastest supercomputer with over 8 Petaflops of performance. There were quite a few articles written on K and Fujitsu had one of the K racks in their booth … Continue reading

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UCLA vs USC in Top500 – Take 2

Earlier this week I compared the UCLA and USC Top500 entries. When the Top500 list was first published on Monday, USC clocked in with its 17th consecutive Top500 entry at #95 with 94 Teraflops of sustained performance. Well, just like … Continue reading

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University of Hamburg & GPU Computing

Home to the International Supercomputer Show for the last three years, Hamburg is a great place to learn about High Performance Computing. It is no surprise, therefore, to hear the University of Hamburg, one of the largest universities in Germany, … Continue reading

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UCLA vs USC in Top500

Cross-town athletic rivals UCLA and USC are playing out a new race with UCLA’s debut at position 148 on the Top500 list with a 68 TFlop HP ProLiant SL390s system. Comparing and contrasting UCLA’s new entry with USC’s position 95 … Continue reading

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New HP Supercomputer at UC Santa Barbara

I completed my undergrad work at UCLA, but still have great memories of college weekends visiting my high school buddies who were going to school up the coast at UCSB. While I haven’t visited UCSB in a few years, I’m … Continue reading

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HP-CAST Day 1

The first day of HP-CAST held true to promise, with a full day of presentations focused on HPC topics including: Highly energy efficient HPC systems and data-centers Future Processors, GPU and chipset roadmaps HPC and Cloud Computing Reminding everyone that … Continue reading

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Race HP and Nvidia To High Performance at HP-CAST

There is still time to register for this week’s HP-CAST HPC user group, which will focus on Highly energy efficient HPC systems and data-centers Future Processors, GPU and chipset roadmaps HPC and Cloud Computing Several sessions will focus on how … Continue reading

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