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Supercomputer sets record

An American military supercomputer, assembled from components originally designed for video game machines, has reached a long-sought-after computing milestone by processing more than 1.026 quadrillion calculations per second. The new machine is more than twice... More...

Supercomputer Expert Joins Microsoft

In what will be his first job in the commercial sector, veteran supercomputer research Daniel Reed, former director of the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, chief architect of... More...

China buys an IBM supercomputer

A lot depends on the weather, and apparently during the Olympics it is a particularly necessary to be on the ball. The 2008 Olympic Summer Games are to be hosted in China and so the... More...

IBM wins hybrid supercomputer deal

IBM has won a deal to build a supercomputer at Los Alamos National Laboratory that will pair more than 16,000 AMD Opteron processors with more than 16,000 Cell processors to try to reach a new... More...

Apple Servers Drive New EU Supercomputer

A startup on Tuesday unveiled plans at the Apple Expo here to build a distributed supercomputer cluster that could use some thousands of Apple Computer Inc.'s Xserve servers. The high-performance network will be installed along... More...

Now, NASA supercomputer is 'fastest'

The United States space agency NASA has unveiled the world's fastest supercomputer at its Ames Research Centre in California, where India-born astronaut Kalpana Chawla worked for years, in honour of the seven crew members of... More...

IBM Says Its Supercomputer Is World's Fastest

International Business Machines Corp. on Wednesday said it has developed the world's fastest computer, putting it back on top after a Japanese supercomputer claimed the title some two years ago. The world's largest computer company... More...

Nasa Powers Up With Supercomputer

US space agency Nasa is to get a massive supercomputing boost to help get its shuttle missions back in action after the 2003 shuttle disaster. Project Columbia, a collaboration with two technology... More...

NASA taps SGI, Intel for supercomputer

NASA has picked Computer maker Silicon Graphics Inc. and chipmaker Intel to develop a major supercomputer based on Linux to simulate space exploration and conduct other research, SGI announced Tuesday. SGI said... More...

Mob Tries to Create Supercomputer

Hundreds of area technophiles joined laptops Saturday in an attempt to create a computing force on par with the world's most powerful supercomputers. The experiment organized by researchers at the University of San Francisco was... More...

Apple to Build Second Supercomputer

After building one of the world's fastest supercomputers on its first try, Apple Computer Inc. is again teaming with Virginia Tech to make another high performance machine using its new 64-bit Xserve G5 computer. ... More...

IBM details Blue Gene supercomputer

IBM is shedding light on a program to create the world's fastest supercomputer, illuminating a dual-pronged strategy, an unusual new processor design and a leaning toward the Linux operating system. "Blue Gene" is... More...

Indian Supercomputer Unveiled

A new Indian supercomputer has been announced, dubbed the PARAM Padma computer. This new machine isn't as quick in terms of processor speed as supercomputers developed in the US and Japan, as it has been... More...

IBM loses supercomputer crown

IBM has been thwarted at the finish line by NEC in the league of supercomputers. After last year's victory and a massive number of entries in the league last time the supercomputer giant has not... More...

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