Cray has announced that overall customer-reported scores for the Cray X1 supercomputer system were the best for any high-performance computing
(HPC) system on the new HPC Challenge benchmark tests co-sponsored by the DARPA HPCS (High Productivity Computing Systems) program, the U.
The scale-out environment allows accomplished programmers to exploit a common set of libraries to control overall program execution and to support the processor-to-processor communication required of distributed high-performance computing
The new generation of high-performance computing
uses promises to help deliver more powerful and accessible high-performance computing
resources to new as well as to traditional users of supercomputing infrastructures.
Meanwhile, a number of universities, government laboratories, and other institutions developed their own high-performance computing
Celoxica (LSE:CXA), a leader in electronic system level design for the acceleration of embedded systems and high-performance computing
, is demonstrating the acceleration of compute intensive oil exploration applications at Supercomputing 06 (Booth 500).
a provider of innovative and highly scalable modular storage systems for the open enterprise, has announced that the company's 4-Gigabit Fibre Channel Storage Area Network (SAN) technology will be demonstrated at SuperComputing 2004, the premier conference on high-performance computing
, networking and storage.
From humble beginnings as part of a NASA project in the early 1990s, Beowulf clusters have now secured their place as the predominant high-performance computing
According to Pellerin, FPGA-based high-performance computing
can be used to accelerate a broad range of applications including financial computing, image processing, bioinformatics, security, and geophysics for oil and gas exploration.
COLSA installed a 32-processor SGI Origin 3400 server in April and a 64-processor SGI Origin 3800 server in September to support the ground-based Midcourse Defense elements and the High-Performance Computing
Center at the ARC.
The Dual-Core AMD Opteron processor, with Direct Connect Architecture, combined with innovative high-performance computing
technology, from DRC and Microway, offers a compelling solution to serve both HPC and enterprise data center environments," said Pat Patla, director, server/workstation marketing, AMD.
Unisys recently announced plans to collaborate with the Cornell Theory Center (CTC) to demonstrate the value of the Unisys Enterprise Server ES7000 as a platform for use in high-performance computing
Longbow technology allows an InfiniBand fabric, normally a short-range network used in high-performance computing
, to be extended via optical fiber over varying distances.