Supercomputing

China Leads the World in Supercomputing

A recent study has shown that China has surpassed the United States as the world supercomputing leader, boasting the most powerful machines, greater investment in new technology and an unsurpassed growth rate in total number of supercomputers and supercomputers per capita.
Jan 8, 2015 |

New Supercomputer Launched – The Fastest One Ever

Chinese have unveiled their supercomputer named Tianhe-1A, the fastest supercomputer on earth. This technical wonder works at amazing 2.507 petaflops. For most of you that have no clue about the importance of supercomputers let's just say that every single research about aeronautics, aerodynamics, automotive research and every other industry...
Nov 26, 2014 |

World's Fastest Supercomputer

Most the people may think that a computer machine probably seems fast enough if it is able to run a game like LEGO Lord of the Rings OR a YouTube video of an Arabic horse on a skate board without slowing it. But the scientists need to work on complicated matters such as 158 billion calculations per second that a PC with an i7 processor can perform...
Nov 26, 2014 |

New Supercomputer Could Be World's Fastest

Scientists at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in the U.S. state of Tennessee have unveiled what could be the world's fastest supercomputer. The new computer, named Titan, is capable of making more than 20,000 trillion calculations each second (20 petaflops), according to officials at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). That is roughly...
Nov 26, 2014 |

Evolution of Supercomputers

Supercomputers are not your average computers. They are designed to work at very fast speeds, handling huge amounts of data and performing multiple complex tasks at the same time. In the following article, take an in-depth look at the evolution process of these computing giants.
Nov 26, 2014 |

How to Build a Supercomputer

Technically a modern, multi processor supercomputer is a network of computers working together in parallel to solve a problem. First of all find out the hardware components & resources needed. We shall need one head node, at least a dozen identical compute nodes, a power distribution unit, an Ethernet switch & a rack. Find out the...
Nov 26, 2014 |

Advanced Simulation and Computing

Advanced Simulation and Computing and Institutional R&D Programs | National Nuclear Security Administration.
Mar 10, 2016 |

National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA)

The National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Mar 4, 2016 |

Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC)

TACC designs and deploys the world's most powerful advanced computing technologies and innovative software solutions to enable researchers to answer complex questions like these and many more. Every day, researchers rely on our computing experts and resources to help them gain insights and make discoveries that change the world. Mission: To...
Mar 3, 2016 |

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A day for Africans to rise

Across Africa on May 25, thousands of people celebrated Africa Day, an event first marked in 1963 to honor the continent’s liberation from colonial powers. The day was dubbed “Africans Rising,”... Read More