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'Charliecloud' simplifies Big Data supercomputing

At Los Alamos National Laboratory, home to more than 100 supercomputers since the dawn of the computing era, elegance and simplicity of programming are highly valued but not always achieved. In the case of a new product, ...

dateJun 07, 2017 in Hardware
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Rosetta online server that includes everyone

Our bodies are made of biomolecules like proteins, nucleic acids, fats and sugars. These biomolecules are folded into specific 3D structures—predetermined by the DNA and RNA sequences that build them—which allows them ...

dateApr 25, 2017 in Hardware
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Smallest Dutch supercomputer

A team of Dutch scientists has built a supercomputer the size of four pizza boxes. The Little Green Machine II has the computing power of 10,000 PCs and will be used by researchers in oceanography, computer science, artificial ...

dateApr 06, 2017 in Hardware
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Taking graphics cards beyond gaming

The graphics cards found in powerful gaming computers are now capable of solving computationally intensive mathematical problems common in science and engineering applications, thanks to a new solver developed by researchers ...

dateJan 10, 2017 in Hardware
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K computer takes first place on HPCG benchmark

On November 16, the K computer took first place in the HPCG benchmark, a new index developed to create a more realistic view of supercomputer performance compared to the commonly used LINPACK benchmark. This success, which ...

dateNov 16, 2016 in Hardware
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Supercomputers' pit crews

Like the world's best pit crews, groups of highly trained scientists make sure everything works together at the supercomputers available through the Department of Energy's Office of Science. Like their NASCAR counterparts, ...

dateNov 16, 2016 in Hardware
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New Hikari supercomputer starts solar HVDC

The roar can be deafening. Cooling fans and power supplies whoosh and whine from rows and rows of supercomputers at the main data center of the Texas Advanced Computing Center in Austin. The power bill at TACC can reach over ...

Slimming down supercomputers

Supercomputers are hungry for power. Titan—the fastest supercomputer in the country—located in Tennessee consumes about 8 megawatts of electricity each year. In return, it solves quadrillions of calculations a second. ...

Innovative new ways to archive data for supercomputers

Seagate Technology and Los Alamos National Laboratory (Los Alamos) are researching a new storage tier to enable massive data archiving for supercomputing. The joint effort is aimed at determining innovative new ways to keep ...

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