The Permutter supercomputer at the US National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) will deliver approximately four exaflops of AI performance, according to GPU supplier Nvidia, making it the world's fastest on this measure.
The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre has announced its biggest ever upgrade – an HPE supercomputer capable of performing at up to 50 petaFLOPs, which is 30 times the compute power of Pawsey's Magnus and Galaxy systems.
Eight of the top 10 supercomputers on the latest Top500 list use Nvidia GPUs, Nvidia Mellanox InifiniBand networking, or both. Nvidia used the occasion to make several other announcements.
Germany-based open source vendor SUSE has reported strong results for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2020 which ended on 30 April.
The Director of Research Computing at the University of Queensland, Professor David Abramson, has been awarded the Pearcey medal for 2019 by the Pearcey Foundation for his contribution to the development and growth of the ICT industry in Australia.
GPU vendor Nvidia has announced that its AI and HPC software will be available for Arm-based computers by the end of 2019.
Graphics processor manufacturer Nvidia has further boosted its credentials in the high performance computing space with the latest Top500 list showing that the company's GPUs power 127 of the world's fastest 500 supercomputers.
"GPUs have been one of the key technologies" in high-performance computing, according to Data61's Professor John Taylor.
The University of Adelaide is investing another $1 million to increase the capacity of its supercomputer, to meet what it says is growing demand and to ensure researchers continue to have access to high-performance computing (HPC) services.
CSIRO is inviting tenders for the supply of a new supercomputer.
There was a time where the name Cray was synonymous not only with blazingly fast supercomputers, but good interior design as well. But supercomputers have changed, the cloud has come, and things move on.
Monash University's third-generation Massive supercomputer was officially commissioned yesterday.
Data generated on Australia’s most powerful supercomputer, Raijin, has allowed scientific researchers to produce detailed animations of the movement of the densest and coldest water in the world, Antarctica.
Scientists at the Biotech Research & Innovation Centre (BRIC) in Denmark have used advanced genetic algorithims processed on a SGI supercomputer to discover how genetic diseases such as cancer systematically attack the networks controlling human cells.
This is the era of the smartphone ‘supercomputer’ with growing functionality in a pocket-sized package, and Australia has embraced the smartphone more than any other country in the world, except for Singapore.
HP has announced a raft of products and services aimed at helping its customers move to what the company calls the 'New Style of IT' driven by big data, cloud, mobility, and security. That contrasts with the position of most vendors and analysts who think the 'S Factor' is social rather than security.
Intersect Australia will install an SGI supercomputer at one of Macquarie Telecom's Sydney data centres and make it available to Australian researchers.
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