1. cageymaru

    Oak Ridge National Laboratory Building 1.5 Exaflops Supercomputer

    The Oak Ridge National Laboratory is livestreaming the announcement of its new 'world’s fastest exascale-class supercomputer' that is being built by Cray Inc and is scheduled to be delivered to ORNL in 2021. It will use custom AMD EPYC CPU and AMD Radeon Instinct GPU processors to power the...
  2. cageymaru

    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Adds New HPC Clusters

    The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has added a new high performance computing (HPC) cluster called Corona in partnership with Penguin Computing that features AMD and Mellanox Technologies. The unfinished HPC cluster will allow researchers and industry partners to explore data science...
  3. cageymaru

    Cray Announces First Exascale-Class Supercomputer 'Shasta' and DOE Contract

    Cray has announced that it has created the first Exascale-class supercomputer called "Shasta." Shasta is an entirely new design that will feature exascale performance capability, new data-centric workloads, and processor architectures. New modularity and extensibility will be enabled through...
  4. Zarathustra[H]

    NSA, DOE Say China's Supercomputing Advances put U.S. at Risk

    Goodness, China, what a big Supercomputer you have! The better to brute force your encryption with, my dear! The NSA and the DOE are both warning that unless significant increases are made in U.S. investment into supercomputer resources, China is likely to take world leadership in...