2020-08-03 - Sally Ward-Foxton

Nvidia vs Google: Who Wins the MLPerf Training Race?

MLPerf training benchmark scores reveal there are two contenders for world’s fastest AI supercomputer. Nvidia’s Selene uses 2048 A100 chips,…

2020-07-24 - Brian Santo

Academia’s Fastest Supercomputer Delivers 700 PFLOPS of AI Performance

The University of Florida is building a supercomputer built around Nvidia GPUs using an architecture that helped vault Nvidia's own…

2020-06-04 - Sally Ward-Foxton

The World’s Combined Compute Power Takes on COVID-19

What tools can we deploy in the fight against Covid-19? Taken together, the world has enough sheer compute power to…

2020-06-01 - Sally Ward-Foxton

Europe Taps Supercomputers to Fight Pandemic

Some of the top supercomputers in Europe have been pledged to help tackle Covid-19 by joining the Covid-19 high-performance computing…

2019-11-29 - Kevin Krewell

Supercomputer 2019 Exhibits the Race to Exascale

Lacking new top systems, the focus shifted to the next big systems for exascale computing. Intel, Nvidia, Arm, Cerebras and…

2019-11-22 - Brian Santo

Nvidia Fulfils Promise to Support Arm

The GPU specialist introduced a reference design platform for GPU-accelerated Arm-based servers. Arm, Ampere, Cray, Fujitsu, HPE, and Marvell all…

2019-10-31 - M. Di Paolo Emilio

Google Are Making Quantum Computing a Reality

A new Google computing experiment published in Nature has ushered in a new era of computing.

2019-08-14 - Rick Merritt

Cray Secures Another Exascale Deal

Cray won a $600 million deal to build the El Capitan exascale system, sweeping all three next-gen supercomputers for U.S.…

2019-07-10 - Rick Merritt

Intel Shows First Glimpse of Packaging Technologies on Roadmap

Intel's exascale supercomputer project may be the first to use one of three chip-stacking techniques Intel disclosed on its roadmap.

2019-03-20 - Rick Merritt

U.S. Enters Exascale Race

Race to build the worlds first exascale systems heats up as U.S. Department of Energy awards Intel and Cray a…