roundup This week's SC09 conference puts the spotlight on the highest of high-end computing systems.
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.
Intel has delayed the release of its Larrabee graphics processor, saying it will initially appear as a software development platform only.
Twenty finalists in the Siemens Competition in Math, Science, & Technology gather to showcase projects ranging from diabetes treatment to protein drug delivery.
The new Top500 list of the world's largest supercomputers suggests that "commodity clusters" for high-performance computing aren't so commodity after all.
Cray XT5 supercomputer known as "Jaguar" finally bests IBM after three tries. The top 10, while still dominated by supercomputers housed in the U.S., had just one newcomer.