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Based in Canberra, Australia's newest supercomputer named Gadi has placesd 25th in the world in the latest Top500 list of the world's most powerful supercomputers after achieving impressive benchmark results.

Published in Hardware

Australia's biggest supercomputing facility, NCI, which is housed at the Australian National University has named its newest research supercomputer with a name from the language of the Ngunnawal people of the Canberra region to mark National Reconciliation Week.

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A new 78-node cluster will be delivered and installed at the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre in Perth in support of the Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) radio telescope. The MWA is one of the many precursor projects being developed as part of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), a joint venture between Australia and South Africa with input from radio astronomers located around the world.

Published in Data Centres

Chinese PC vendor Lenovo and processor giant Intel have supplied Harvard University's Faculty of Arts and Sciences Research Computing unit a supercomputer that, for the first time, uses liquid for its cooling.

Published in Hardware

Australia is to get a new supercomputer which will deliver a 10-fold increase in speed for researchers when it is installed at the Australian National University.

Published in Development

TAFE NSW has taken delivery of Australia’s first NVIDIA DGX Station, which will be used in the TAFE Digital Learning Lab to accelerate machine mearning and artificial intelligence research.

Published in Strategy

BP says it has "more than doubled the total computing power of its Centre for High-Performance Computing (CHPC) in Houston, making it the most powerful supercomputer in the world for commercial research."

Published in Development

HPE and SpaceX have launched HPE’s Spaceborne supercomputer into space this month aboard the SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft as part of a year-long experiment to test its ability to function in the harsh conditions of space.

Published in Space

The world has a brand new number one supercomputer and it is thrice as fast as the previous leader.

Published in Development

A new system jointly designed by Dell and CSIRO extends the 'software defined' concept to supercomputing, and is allowing researchers to get results more quickly.

Published in Hardware

Monash University's third-generation Massive supercomputer was officially commissioned yesterday.

Published in Enterprise Solutions

The City of Melbourne  has launched a four-year plan with the aim of further enhancing what it says is Melbourne’s multi-million dollar ‘knowledge industry’ and the city's claim to be the 'knowledge city'.

Published in Strategy

Australia's government-run weather experts the Bureau of Meterology will purchase a new supercomputer and datacentre following a datalink upgrade, boosting speeds from 80 gigabits per second to 200.

Published in Climate

Intersect Australia will install an SGI supercomputer at one of Macquarie Telecom's Sydney data centres and make it available to Australian researchers.

Published in Cloud Services

Climate variations in the Indian and Pacific Oceans will drive the planet's climate in 2012.


Published in Climate
Wednesday, 16 November 2011 13:58

Japan's K Computer still tops the Top500 list

For the first time ever, the Top Ten supercomputer list remains unchanged from the previous list.  Some have improved their overall performance, but none changed positions.

Published in Development
Friday, 14 October 2011 15:24

IBM opens R&D lab in Melbourne

IBM today formally opened IBM Research and Development - Australia in Melbourne today. The laboratory is part of IBM's 'smarter planet' initiative, and iTWire spoke to one of the researchers.

Published in Development
Tuesday, 21 June 2011 16:27

Japan reclaims top supercomputer position

Not since the Earth Simulator was dethroned in 2004 has Japan held the top position in the Top500 supercomputer list.

Published in Development
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