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Intel Turns to Light Beams to Speed Up Supercomputers

IDG News Service (11/17/14) Agam Shah

Intel has developed Thunderbolt, technology that uses optical cables and light pulses to move data in supercomputers, yielding potentially massive advances in high-performance computing. 154 more words

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11 Innovators Receive HPC Excellence Awards

Scientific Computing (11/18/14)

International Data Corporation announced the winners of the eighth round of its HPC Innovation Excellence Award, which recognized achievements in high-performance computing (HPC) and raising awareness of the importance of the field among business and policymakers. 183 more words

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List of top 500 supercomputers

The latest list of top 500 supercomputers came out 3 days back. Two lists are published per year, in June and in November. This is the 44th list. 53 more words

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Much ado about supercomputers, and what it means for big data

One closely watched list in scientific circles is the Top500 ranking of the world’s faster supercomputers because of the sheer volume of data these room-sized systems are able to process. 521 more words

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NVIDIA introduces Tesla K80

NVIDIA hasĀ unveiled the Tesla K80 dual-GPU accelerator designed for a wide range of machine learning, data analytics, scientific, and high performance computing (HPC) applications. 497 more words

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NIH Makes $32 Million in Awards to Mine Big Data

Science Insider (09/10/14) Jocelyn Kaiser; Emily Underwood

The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently announced $32 million in new awards that will support research designed to make it easier to analyze and use biological data sets. 174 more words

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The Exascale Revolution

HPC Wire (10/23/14) Tiffany Trader

Experts are coming to a consensus that the shift from the petascale to the exascale supercomputing eras is going to be more challenging than many previously anticipated. 170 more words

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