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.
The biannual Top500 Supercomputing list is out, and for the first time in seven years, Japan has built the world's fastest computer. K Computer displaces China's Tianhe-1A just six months after the Chinese machine took the crown.
How do you democratize high-performance computing? There's no better example than taking a game PC and turning it into a visual supercomputer.