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NGD Joins Los Alamos’ Efficient Mission Centric Computing Consortium
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NGD Joins Los Alamos’ Efficient Mission Centric Computing Consortium

LOS ALAMOS, N.M., Aug. 2, 2021– As the HPC community enters an era in which computation can be offloaded to storage devices, it is important to explore the mechanisms...

NSF Partnerships Expand National AI Research Institutes to 40 states
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NSF Partnerships Expand National AI Research Institutes to 40 states

WASHINGTON — July 29, 2021 –Today, the U.S. National Science Foundation announced the establishment of 11 new NSF National Artificial Intelligence Research Institutes...

Drop in Intel Earnings Expected Today
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Drop in Intel Earnings Expected Today

Pat Gelsinger’s got one foot on a tiger, the other on an aircraft carrier – one side is a rough, volatile ride; the other plows a course set years ago, hard toDrop...

Double-precision CPUs vs. Single-precision GPUs; HPL vs. HPL-AI Benchmarks; Traditional vs. AI Supercomputers
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Double-precision CPUs vs. Single-precision GPUs; HPL vs. HPL-AI Benchmarks; Traditional vs. AI Supercomputers

If you’ve wondered why GPUs are faster than CPUs, in part it’s because they’re asked to do less – or, to be more precise, to be less precise. Next question: OK,...

Report: Intel Weighing Acquisition of GlobalFoundries
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Report: Intel Weighing Acquisition of GlobalFoundries

New Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger’s vow earlier this year to move the company into the foundry business – making chips not just for itself but also for others – may take...

HPC in the News: Data Management Automation and Faster Processor Gates; Intel and TSMC in Arizona, Europe
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HPC in the News: Data Management Automation and Faster Processor Gates; Intel and TSMC in Arizona, Europe

The everlasting rat’s nest that is scientific computing data management, the permanent quest for more advanced-level processing power, and investments in new fabs...

HPC Integral to DoD’s Post-JEDI Cloud Strategy; Early Co-favorites: AWS and Azure
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HPC Integral to DoD’s Post-JEDI Cloud Strategy; Early Co-favorites: AWS and Azure

The Pentagon’s cancellation of the $10 billion JEDI cloud computing contract won in 2019 by Microsoft – the biggest tech story of the week and surely one of the...

New Supermicro Servers Featuring NVIDIA A100 80GB PCIe GPUs
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New Supermicro Servers Featuring NVIDIA A100 80GB PCIe GPUs

San Jose, June 28, 2021 — Super Micro Computer, Inc., a maker of enterprise computing, storage, networking and green computing technology, announced SupermicroNew...

insideHPC’s ISC Video Lineup: HPC Experts on Conference Highlights, ‘HPC Shark Tank’ and Our Vendor Interviews
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insideHPC’s ISC Video Lineup: HPC Experts on Conference Highlights, ‘HPC Shark Tank’ and Our Vendor Interviews

insideHPC offers a rich lineup of video events and interviews for virtual ISC 2021, including off-hours events designed to enlighten and entertain along with ainsideHPC...

Fugaku Stays on Top of Top500 Supercomputer List – But Is China Hiding Something?
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Fugaku Stays on Top of Top500 Supercomputer List – But Is China Hiding Something?

The 56th edition of the Top500 saw the Japanese Fugaku supercomputer solidify its number one status in a list that the list organizers said shows a somewhat static...

Lenovo at ISC: ‘Exascale to Every Scale’
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Lenovo at ISC: ‘Exascale to Every Scale’

For at least four years, Lenovo has been vocal about its high ambitions in high performance computing, and by all appearances the company is progressing towardLenovo...

Atos Comes into ISC off Strong Year in HPC
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Atos Comes into ISC off Strong Year in HPC

Atos, with its BullSequana line of supercomputers, will no doubt be a prominent player at this year’s ISC conference. While ISC is an international HPC event, it...

HPE at ISC: ‘Perform Like a Supercomputer, Run Like a Cloud’
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HPE at ISC: ‘Perform Like a Supercomputer, Run Like a Cloud’

Since we last saw HPE at ISC a year ago, the company embarked on a strong run of success in HPC and supercomputing – successes the company will no doubt be happy...

XTREME-D Launches First Server Product, AXXE-L One
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XTREME-D Launches First Server Product, AXXE-L One

Tokyo — June 24, 2021 – Award-winning Platform as a Service Provider XTREME-D Inc. today announced the launch of AXXE-L One, the company’s first server product....

SiPearl Opens Site in Barcelona
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SiPearl Opens Site in Barcelona

Maisons-Laffitte,France and Barcelona, June 22, 2021 – SiPearl, the company that is designing the high-performance, low power microprocessor for the European exascale...

Ayar Labs Demos Terabit Optical Link for Co-Packaged Optics and Chip-to-Chip Connectivity
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Ayar Labs Demos Terabit Optical Link for Co-Packaged Optics and Chip-to-Chip Connectivity

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Ayar Labs announced today that it has successfully demonstrated what is said is the industry’s first terabit per second Wavelength Division...

Rasgo Raises $25M to Deliver the Feature Store for Cloud Native Databases and Introduce New Data Science Capabilities
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Rasgo Raises $25M to Deliver the Feature Store for Cloud Native Databases and Introduce New Data Science Capabilities

June 22, 2021, New York – Rasgo Intelligence, the feature store that is transforming how data scientists engineer, collaborate on, and operationalize Machine Learning...

The US-China Supercomputing Race, Post-Exascale HPC Government Policy and the ‘Partitioning of the Internet’
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The US-China Supercomputing Race, Post-Exascale HPC Government Policy and the ‘Partitioning of the Internet’

All over the world, HPC has burst into geopolitics. HPC – broadly defined here as advanced supercomputing combined with big AI – is at the fault lines of national...

IBM Doubles Down on 1000+-Qubit Quantum in 2023
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IBM Doubles Down on 1000+-Qubit Quantum in 2023

As expectation-setting goes in the technology, this is one of the boldest we’ve ever seen. At IBM’s annual Think conference, a senior systems executive reiterated...

AI Demand Pushes against Skills Shortage, Lack of IT Infrastructure – IBM
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AI Demand Pushes against Skills Shortage, Lack of IT Infrastructure – IBM

As with other areas of the economy (chips, workforce), demand isn’t the problem in the AI market, it’s supply: supply of knowledge and skills, and supply of technology...
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