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Intel to lay out supercomputing chip plans

Intel is targeting specialized "many-core" chips for supercomputers.

By May. 25, 2010

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Supercomputing simulation employs 156,000 Amazon processor cores

To simulate 205,000 molecules as quickly as possible for a USC simulation, Cycle Computing fired up a mammoth amount of Amazon servers around the globe.

By Nov. 12, 2013

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The new optimizations for capability computing

The new Top500 list of the world's largest supercomputers suggests that "commodity clusters" for high-performance computing aren't so commodity after all.

By Nov. 19, 2009

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Pricey supercomputers sold well in 2009

The overall market for high-performance computers sunk, but shipments of supercomputers costing more than $3 million surged 65 percent, IDC says.

By Mar. 25, 2010

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Microsoft testing Excel for supercomputers

At the SC09 conference, Microsoft releases an updated version of Windows Server for high-performance computers as well as a compute cluster version of its Excel spreadsheet.

By Nov. 16, 2009

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New and Noteworthy: HItachi cranking out more drives to meet iPod mini demand; ADC high performance computing page

New and Noteworthy: HItachi cranking out more drives to meet iPod mini demand; ADC high performance computing page

By May. 17, 2004

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Former supercomputer king Roadrunner to shut down today

Created to monitor the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile, the IBM supercomputer was the first to break the petaflop barrier.

By Mar. 31, 2013

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Microsoft tests updated high-end Windows

The software maker on Wednesday released the second beta for the compute cluster edition of Windows Server 2008 R2.

By Apr. 7, 2010

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Microsoft, Red Hat trot out competing cluster software

Redmond and the open-source firm show off their cluster software and hit the nickel slots at SC07 in Reno.

By Nov. 13, 2007

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Cray adopts Microsoft for supercomputer line

High-end computing specialist says it will use Windows HPC Server in a line of products aimed at departments and universities.

By Sep. 16, 2008