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In newest tally, supercomputing progress tapers off

Hardware, software and funding limits mean it's not easy to make the fastest computers even faster. That's too bad for the industries that rely on them.

By November 17, 2014

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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 November 12, 2013

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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 March 31, 2013

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Microsoft reveals versions, licensing for Windows Server

In the 2012 edition, Enterprise and Small Business Server are both going away. Four new versions of Windows Server remain with the new release, which could be released to manufacturing real soon now.

By July 5, 2012

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Intel's Qlogic deal pumps up InfiniBand's future

Buying Qlogic's high-end server interconnection products and hiring its employees supports Intel's supercomputing goal for 2018.

By January 23, 2012

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Amazon takes supercomputing to the cloud

If you have $1,279, you can buy an hour of supercomputing time on Amazon's cloud.

By December 28, 2011

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HP tosses WebOS out of frying pan into the open-source fire

Historically, opening big proprietary projects is fraught with peril, and WebOS will still struggle for relevance even if it attracts outside programmers.

By December 9, 2011

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HP edges away from Itanium, adds x86 to servers

Servers based on Intel's IA-64 processors are losing developers right and left, so HP is hedging its bets with a move toward x86.

By November 23, 2011

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Michael Dell ponders Google+ for sales, service

The computer maker's CEO considers the video abilities of Google's social network for connecting with customers and gets a generally favorable response.

By July 19, 2011

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Microsoft flexes muscles on supercomputing jobs

Microsoft unveils new work in the world of supercomputing that makes use of its high-performance computing server product. The highlight is a project that saved money and electricity by being moved to the cloud.

By November 16, 2010