New polymer can cut supercomputing cost

New polymer can cut supercomputing cost

Scientists from Dow Corning Electronic and IBM have created a new flexible polymer material which can be used to make...

February 4th, 2013

Japan answers China’s supercomputing surge

Japan answers China’s supercomputing surge

A new supercomputer from Japan whose performance passed the 8 petaflop milestone ended China's brief period atop the list of...

June 22nd, 2011 Patrick Thibodeau

Supercomputing ‘arms race’ could prove costly: Obama

Supercomputing ‘arms race’ could prove costly: Obama

China's rise to the Top 500 supercomputing list in November got the attention of President Barack Obama , who's using...

December 23rd, 2010 Patrick Thibodeau

Quebec supercomputer opens for business

Quebec supercomputer opens for business

A group of Quebec universities has officially launched a supercomputing installation that will give Canadian researchers 77 teraflops of computing...

November 24th, 2009 Rafael Ruffolo

Why personal HPC systems haven

Why personal HPC systems haven

While personal high performance computing systems have grown in profile recently, enterprise units are still facing barriers to adopt the...

August 12th, 2009 Rafael Ruffolo

Project Lead Scientist

Project Lead Scientist

The Ontario Cancer Institute has deployed what it’s calling Canada’s fastest research supercomputer to help discover more effective cancer treatments....

June 26th, 2008 Kathleen Lau

Microsoft opens Windows to low-cost, high-performance computing

Microsoft opens Windows to low-cost, high-performance computing

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEMicrosoft Inc.'s forays into high-performance computing (HPC), with its roll out of Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003...

August 3rd, 2006

Microsoft snags Cray’s chief scientist

Microsoft snags Cray’s chief scientist

The chief scientist of supercomputer manufacturer Cray Inc. is leaving to take a job at Microsoft Corp. Burton Smith will...

November 27th, 2005 Peter Sayer

Mob mentality creates supercomputer

Mob mentality creates supercomputer

A group of computer scientists at the University of San Francisco plan to make a mega calculating machine out of...

March 25th, 2004 Stefan Dubowski