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Tiffany Trader

With over a decade’s experience covering the HPC space, Tiffany Trader is one of the preeminent voices reporting on advanced scale computing today.

Massive, ‘Geophysically Configured’ Oil & Gas Supercomputer Coming On Line in Houston

October 12th, 2018 (0)
Based on some news stories in circulation, one might get the impression that the next system to take No. 1 on the Top500 list could be an industrial oil and gas monster, which would be a first for a ...

DDN, Nvidia Blueprint Unified AI Appliance with DGX-1s

October 4th, 2018 (0)
Continuing the roll-out of the A3I (Accelerated, Any-Scale AI) storage strategy kicked off in June, DDN today announced a new set of solutions that combine the A3I platform with Nvidia DGX-1 AI servers in a validated, pre-configured solution available ...

IBM Talks Power’s Future at Hot Chips

August 24th, 2018 (0)
With processor, memory and networking technologies all racing to fill in for an ailing Moore’s law, the era of the heterogeneous datacenter is well underway, and IBM is positioning its chips to be the air traffic controller at the ...

Nvidia’s Turing Architecture for Real-Time Ray Tracing

August 17th, 2018 (0)
Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang this week unveiled Turing, the company’s next-gen GPU platform that introduces new RT Cores to accelerate ray tracing and new Tensor Cores for AI inferencing. Announced at the SIGGRAPH graphics conference in Vancouver, Nvidia considers ...

HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards Turns 15

July 15th, 2018 (0)
Editor’s note: Stay tuned for sister publication HPCwire’s 2018 Readers’ Choice Award nominations! These annual awards are our way of giving back, community, but we cannot do it without you. To make sure you have the chance to submit your favorite ...

GPUs Power Five of World’s Seven Most Powerful Systems

July 1st, 2018 (0)
The top 10 echelon of the world's most powerful new systems with one common engine: the Nvidia Volta V100 general-purpose graphics processor. With the rollout of the 50th Top500 listing at ISC18 in Frankfurt, Nvidia highlighted its role in ...

Google Is Latest ‘Big Three’ Cloud Provider to Offer V100 GPUs

May 1st, 2018 (0)
Google announced today that Nvidia Tesla V100 GPUs are now available in public beta on its Google Cloud Platform (GCP), accessible through its infrastructure-as-a-service offering Compute Engine and on Kubernetes Engine, its managed environment for deploying containerized applications. The cloud ...

Quantum Error Correction: Google Takes on Qubit Accuracy

April 27th, 2018 (0)
The more we hear and read about quantum computing, the more we develop a dawning comprehension for what it seems to be - along with appreciation for why it's so hard to understand. A major reason for this, as ...

Intel Reverses Course on Patching Older Chips for Spectre/Meltdown

April 5th, 2018 (0)
In Intel’s latest (and possibly final) update to its Meltdown and Spectre mitigation guide, published April 3, the company revealed that a number of its older CPU models will not receive microcode updates intended to protect against one of ...

Nvidia Ups Hardware Game with 16-GPU DGX-2 Server and 18-Port NVSwitch

March 28th, 2018 (0)
Nvidia unveiled a raft of new products from its annual technology conference in San Jose today, and as expected, there was no major new silicon announcement (or any mention of what’s next on the roadmap for that matter). Chip ...
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