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Feeling Blue on Petascale Day?

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…

Supercomputing Center Set to Become Big Data Hub

This week one of the United States' largest HPC and scientific visualization centers announced a $10 million commitment from the O’Donnell Foundation to enhance their data-intensive science capabilities. We check in with TACC head, Dr. Jay Boisseau to find out what new HPC, big data purchases are in their future and how.... Read more…