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Tape Archives at Work in HPC Environments

Nov 5, 2012 |The Blue Waters project is designed to meet the compute-intensive, memory-intensive, and data-intensive needs of a wide range of scientists and engineers. Scientists will use the Blue Waters supercomputer for a diverse set of applications such as improving understanding of hurricanes and tornadoes, analyzing complex biological systems, studying the evolution of the universe and simulating complex engineered systems like the power distribution system in airplanes and automobiles. Read more…

Feeling Blue on Petascale Day?

Oct 15, 2012 |Today, the University of Illinois’s National Center for Supercomputing Applications will be celebrating “Petascale Day,” seeing as today is October 15 and the prefix “peta-“ refers to 10 to the fifteenth power. As part of the day’s festivities, the center will be offering tours of Blue Waters, their new petascale machine... Read more…

Tape Archives at Work in HPC Environments

Oct 8, 2012 |The Blue Waters project is designed to meet the compute-intensive, memory-intensive, and data-intensive needs of a wide range of scientists and engineers. Scientists will use the Blue Waters supercomputer for a diverse set of applications such as improving understanding of hurricanes and tornadoes, analyzing complex biological systems, studying the evolution of the universe and simulating complex engineered systems like the power distribution system in airplanes and automobiles. Read more…

Interview: Cray CEO Sees Big Future in Big Data

Nov 22, 2011 |During the this year's annual Supercomputing Conference (SC11) in Seattle, Cray's home turf, we caught up with the company's CEO, Peter Ungaro to talk about the increasing meld between big data and traditional supercomputing--and what this blend could portend for Cray going forward. Read more…
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