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Cray building $600m exascale supercomputer to manage US nuclear stockpile

El Capitan, which will have a peak performance of more than 1.5 exaflops when delivered in 2022, will be used to run applications that safeguard the safety, security and effectiveness of the US’s nuclear stockpile.


Lenovo and Intel partner to ramp-up high-performance AI innovation

Long-standing partnership to refocus on HPC and AI innovation Lenovo and Intel have announced a new partnership aimed at ramping up the two companies’ AI and HPC (high-performance computing) efforts. The partnership will combine Lenovo’s infrastructure portfolio, including the company’s consumption-based TruScale data centre infrastructure, with Intel HPC and AI hardware and software to create… Read More


US Army buys $12 million AI-focused “HPC in a Container” from IBM

IBM will deliver the mobile supercomputer late 2019 The US Department of Defense (DoD) has bought a containerised supercomputer from IBM that will be deployed at the “tactical edge” and other remote locations. The $12 million “HPC in a Container” will serve all of the DoD’s agencies and services when it is delivered late 2019… Read More


Open source vs. commercial parallel file systems: Truth and fiction in a HPC World
In the fast-paced world of HPC, data storage is an essential component in guaranteeing business critical deliverables. HPC data storage systems rely on parallel file systems to deliver maximum performance - but CIOs have two options to choose from, as Jim Donovan explores High-Performance Computing (HPC) and its ability to store, process and analyse vast... Read More

The future of the data centre is written in the stars
If you’re interested in where the data centre may be headed you should do one thing—look up, writes Chris Adams, president and CEO of Park Place Stargazing may soon become challenging. That’s the warning from some astronomers, who claim that solar panel reflections from hundreds of SpaceX Starlink satellites, intended to supply global internet, could... Read More


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