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exascale

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IBM thinks exascale for massive Astron telescope

The sensitive radio telescope, due in 2024, will need processing horsepower that will be on par with several million of today's fastest computers.

By April 2, 2012

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Fujitsu supercomputer simulates 1 second of brain activity

Harnessing more than 82,000 processors on the world's fourth-ranked supercomputer, scientists run an experiment that represents 1 percent of human brain activity.

By August 5, 2013

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DARPA 'exascale' supercomputer in the works

To develop an exaflop computer, a thousand times faster than today's fastest supercomputers, the government agency is tapping chipmakers Intel and Nvidia, among others.

By August 9, 2010

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Chinese supercomputer tops the charts -- two years early

Tianhe-2, with 3.1 million processor cores and a lot of Chinese-build technology, is the new leader of the twice-yearly list of the world's 500 fastest supercomputers.

By June 17, 2013

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Big Blue, Big Bang, big data: Telescope funds computing R&D

IBM is trying to advance the supercomputing state of the art in memory, optical links, and processing with research stemming from a massive radio telescope project.

By March 5, 2013

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IBM chips: Let there be light signals

A new era in the computing industry is fast approaching as Big Blue shows it can use conventional chipmaking gear to build chips with super-fast optical communications.

By December 1, 2010

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Cray taps Nvidia chips for large supercomputer

Company will use Nvidia GPUs in its largest supercomputers, employing a back-to-the-future technology that played a role in the earliest supercomputers.

By September 21, 2010

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Intel Labs Europe tackles large-scale computing

The chipmaker is spending millions of euros over three years in partnership with three French groups investigating mammoth supercomputers.

By November 19, 2009

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Supercomputer to use new Nvidia 'Fermi' chip

Oak Ridge National Laboratory announces plans for a new supercomputer that will use Nvidia's next generation GPU architecture.

By September 30, 2009