Tag Archives: HPC

Is supercomputing personal? Could it become personal?

While most of us are carrying around phones, ultrabooks and maybe the occasional mammoth laptop, these only represent a fraction of the computing capabilities found in today’s supercomputers. For those who don’t know, supercomputers (or High Performance Computing—aka HPC systems) … Read more >

Moving massive data efficiently between chips

As more and more aspects of life become digital, humankind is evolving into a data society where information is king. Technology trends including social media, e-commerce, e-science, Big Data and Exascale Computing are driving a need to dramatically increase computational … Read more >

Collaborating to create the most energy-efficient supercomputer

Today marks a significant milestone in efficiency for high performance computing (HPC). For the first time, an Intel-based system has topped the Green500 list, an achievement made possible through the use of the new Intel® Xeon Phi™ co-processor launched this week … Read more >