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Machine learning
Google’s scalable supercomputers now publicly available
In what it says is a bid to accelerate the largest-scale machine learning (ML) applications deployed today, Google has opened up its supercomputers.
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Cloud
Alibaba Cloud discusses past and unveils ‘strategic upgrade’
Alibaba Group's Jeff Zhang spoke about the company’s aim to develop into a more technologically inclusive platform.
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Artificial Intelligence
Intel building US’s first exascale supercomputer
Intel and the Department of Energy are building potentially the world’s first exascale supercomputer, capable of a quintillion calculations per second.
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High Performance Computing
Fujitsu building massive supercomputer for the University of Tokyo
The new supercomputer delivering 6.6 petaflops will support research in a wide range of fields.
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Lenovo
Photo gallery: The world's 'most beautiful' data centre
Data centres don’t usually fall into the ‘beautiful’ category, but it’s a struggle to find words that can better describe the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC).
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Cloud
Lenovo flaunts BSC: ‘World’s most beautiful data centre’
Lenovo recently held a press event in Barcelona, flying in media representatives from all over Europe to benefit from a content-packed event.
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High Performance Computing
HPE building new supercomputer with €38m price tag
It will be installed at the High Performance Computing Center of the University of Stuttgart and will be the world's fastest for industrial production.
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Government
NZ’s newest $23m supercomputer facility now open
Research, Science and Innovation Minister Dr Megan Wood comments on the benefits that this technology will bring to the country.
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Cloud
HPE opens up ‘cloud above the clouds’ for space travel
HPE today announced it is launching high performance computing capabilities to astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) following a successful 12 month experiment.
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Partnerships
Diginex and Symbioses deploy decentralised supercomputing network
Diginex will provide up to 2,500 nodes at its Switzerland data centre to perform optimised cryptocurrency mining on the Symbioses network.
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Data Centre Operators
HPE to triple performance with new supercomputer for US laboratory
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has opted with Hewlett Packard Enterprise for a new supercomputer.
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Cloud
HPE to provide supercomputer for Swiss brain research initiative
HPE has won a supercomputer bid for a Swiss brain research initiative that employs futuristic data centre technology.
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High Performance Computing
Lenovo Data Center Group largest provider of TOP500 supercomputers
“Last year, we set a goal to become the world’s largest provider of TOP500 computing systems by 2020. We have reached that goal two years ahead."
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Cloud
HPE leaping ahead in exascale race with world's largest Arm supercomputer
​Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today announced a major stepping stone in its path to exascale computing with a new supercomputer for the U.S. DOE.
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Machine learning
NVIDIA’s GPU supercomputer for the office
The DGX Station is a quiet, compact GPU-powered deep learning supercomputer that is quiet and small enough to sit next to a desk.
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Artificial Intelligence
Industry and academia partner to push UK supercomputer adoption
HPE today announced a plan of action with Arm, SUSE, and three UK universities to accelerate the adoption of supercomputer applications in the UK.
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Artificial Intelligence
Inside MareNostrum, the most beautiful data center in the world
Up a side street on the edge of Barcelona, a stone path weaves through a park of old oak trees and flowers, to the steps of the Torre Girona Chapel.
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Digital Transformation
HPE helps Eni deploy world’s most powerful industrial supercomputer
Installed at the oil and gas company’s green data centre, the new HPC4 supercomputer has a peak performance of 18.6 petaflops.
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Big Data
Cosmologists turn to HPE to tackle some of humanity's toughest questions
Some of the worlds leading scientists brought together by Stephen Hawking have turned to Intel & HPE to crunch extraordinary amounts of data.
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Cloud
Microsoft to offer Cray supercomputing via Azure data centers
Microsoft and Cray have teamed up to enable customers to run workloads on dedicated Cray supercomputers in select Azure data centers.
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Lenovo
University of Exeter speeds up proceedings with new supercomputer
A project involving OCF, Lenovo and Stulz Technology Integration has improved speeds by 2-3x compared to the previous departmental clusters.
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HPE
NASA, SpaceX and HPE team up to send a supercomputer to space
The Spaceborne Computer includes a high-speed HPC interconnect running an open source Linux OS...
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HPE
One small step toward Mars, One giant leap for supercomputing
"This represents the first step into the next frontier of space exploration..."
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Big Data
Trans-Tasman bond strengthened as NZ gives $380k for big data project
In addition, funding will come from New Zealand's The Catalyst Fund, which is managed by the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment.