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How high performance computing works in the Maritimes

Universities across Canada rely on high performance computing (HPC) to support research activities.  With the speed of developments in cloud...

March 10th, 2014 Dave O'Leary

NASA lab gets B.C. company’s quantum computer

NASA lab gets B.C. company’s quantum computer

(A D-Wave  processor) For out of this world problems researchers at the U.S. space agency are turning to an out...

May 17th, 2013 Howard Solomon

HPC in the cloud

HPC in the cloud

When organizations have some critical, mega data crunching tasks on their laps, high-performance computers are typically their weapon of choice.Supercomputers...

January 30th, 2013

Hydro-Quebec joins IBM ‘Smarter Energy’ group

Hydro-Quebec joins IBM ‘Smarter Energy’ group

Utility companies reverse a popular business equation: they innovate so they can keep the lights on.Given the scarcity of some...

October 26th, 2012 brian bloom

Supercomputer with ARM processors being built in Spain

Supercomputer with ARM processors being built in Spain

With an eye to bringing power efficiency to high-performance systems, a prototype supercomputer with quad-core ARM processors is being built...

November 14th, 2011 Agam Shah

Euro HPC chipmakers to create technology platform

Euro HPC chipmakers to create technology platform

Major European suppliers of high performance computing (HPC) technologies are to combine forces to create a European technology platform (ETP)....

November 14th, 2011 anthony savvas

SAS expands risk management with HPC in-memory analytics

SAS expands risk management with HPC in-memory analytics

Recentadvancements in high performance computing technologies from SAS Institute Inc.,including an in-memory analytics solution that uses Hewlett-Packard Co.hardware, are expanding...

October 15th, 2010 Jennifer Kavur

Tracking tornadoes, botnets and the solar system

Tracking tornadoes, botnets and the solar system

TORONTO—Exascale computing, or one million trillion calculations per second, is the next barrier to beat in the realm of high-performance...

June 9th, 2010 Kathleen Lau

Q&A: A chat with Intel

Q&A: A chat with Intel

Gordon Graylish, vice-president of sales a marketing and general manager for enterprise solutions sales with Santa Clara, Calif.-based Intel Corp.,...

May 26th, 2010 Kathleen Lau