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Faster Parallel Computing

MIT News (09/13/16) Larry Hardesty

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) this week are presenting Milk, a new programming language, at the 25th International Conference on Parallel Architectures and Compilation Techniques in Haifa, Israel. 169 more words

High Performance Computing

'Dell Technologies' Officially Launched

After almost a year and an estimated $63 billion, meet Dell’s new tech giant(s). Combined ‘Dell Technologies’ provides innovation and new technologies that will NOT compete directly with AWS and Azure, but deploy enterprise-class cloud portfolios for large mission-critical applications… 180 more words

Cloud Computing

Revealed: Google's Plan for Quantum Computer Supremacy

New Scientist (08/31/16) Jacob Aron

Google expects to have the world’s largest working quantum computer ready soon, as researchers say the company is on the verge of a breakthrough. 181 more words

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C is the new Java

In my previous post Game Over for VMs, what’s next?  I made the case that the underlying concerns that gave rise to virtual machine technology no longer exist.  358 more words

Tips And Tricks

Transistors Will Stop Shrinking in 2021, Moore's Law Roadmap Predicts

IEEE Spectrum (07/22/16) Rachel Courtland

The 2015 International Technology Roadmap for Semiconductors (ITRS) predicts the transistor could stop shrinking in only five years. The report predicts that after 2021, it will no longer be economically feasible for companies to continue to shrink the dimensions of transistors in microprocessors. 134 more words

High Performance Computing

Pursuing Exascale Computing

At the apex of the computing world, super computers are edging toward “exascale”, looking to achieve ExaFlops (and also Exabyte) computations. Scaling at the high end is always tough engineering, but in this case it is harder than ever before for one really fundamental reason: power consumption. 321 more words

Science And Technology

Texas Goes Big With 18-Petaflop Supercomputer

Computerworld (06/02/16) Patrick Thibodeau

The Stampede 2 supercomputer to be set up at the Texas Advanced Computer Center (TACC) is designed to replace and approximately double the performance of Stampede, its 9-petaflop predecessor. 190 more words

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