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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.

HPE Unleashes AI, Deep Learning Platforms

March 21st, 2018 (0)
HPE today announced the latest rev of its HPE Apollo 6500 platform, Gen10, along with a spate of new AI-oriented offerings designed to help customers optimize and scale up their AI and deep learning usage. Like its Gen9 predecessor, ...

AliCloud Takes on AWS with ‘Bare Metal’ HPC Instances in Europe

March 1st, 2018 (0)
Alibaba, the e-commerce giant from China, is taking a run at AWS in the global public cloud computing market with new offerings aimed at the surging demand for AI and HPC solutions among European enterprises. From Mobile World Congress ...

Deep Learning Portends ‘Sea Change’ for Oil and Gas Sector

February 2nd, 2018 (0)
The billowing compute and data demands that spurred the oil and gas industry to be the largest commercial users of high-performance computing are now propelling the competitive sector to deploy the latest AI technologies. Beyond the requirement for accurate ...

Eni Takes the Lead in Industrial Supercomputing

January 24th, 2018 (0)
No sooner had one system, used by BP, been declared the most powerful supercomputer in the industrial sphere than it quickly has been displaced. Last Thursday (Jan. 18) it was Italian energy company Eni’s turn to take the lead ...

Chip Flaws ‘Meltdown’ and ‘Spectre’ Loom Large

January 5th, 2018 (0)
The HPC and wider tech community are abuzz over the discovery of critical design flaws that impact virtually all contemporary microprocessors. The bugs leave processors vulnerable to side channel attacks where malicious programs can steal information from applications’ memory. ...

IBM Begins Power9 Rollout with Backing from DOE, Google

December 9th, 2017 (0)
After over a year of buildup, IBM is unveiling its first Power9 system based on the same architecture as the Department of Energy CORAL supercomputers, Summit and Sierra. The new AC922 server pairs two Power9 CPUs with four or ...

Cray+Azure: Can Cloud Propel Supercomputing?

October 24th, 2017 (0)
Cray, which has been seeking new points of entry for its supercomputing technology into the cloud enterprise arena, has struck a partnership with Microsoft and its enormous Azure customer base, a deal that Cray believes has the potential to ...

Intel Delivers 17-Qubit Quantum Chip to European Research Partner

October 11th, 2017 (0)
On Tuesday (Oct. 10), Intel delivered a 17-qubit superconducting test chip to research partner QuTech, the quantum research institute of Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) in the Netherlands. The announcement marks a major milestone in the 10-year, $50-million collaborative relationship with TU ...

GlobalFoundries Puts Wind in AMD’s Sails with 12nm FinFET

September 25th, 2017 (0)
From its annual tech conference last week (Sept. 20), where GlobalFoundries welcomed more than 600 semiconductor professionals (reaching the Santa Clara venue’s max capacity and doubling 2016 attendee numbers), the one-of-four foundry business launched a raft of announcements, including ...

U of Illinois, NCSA Launch First US Nanomanufacturing Node

September 15th, 2017 (0)
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign together with the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) have launched the United States’s first computational node aimed at the development of nanomanufacturing simulation tools. NanoMFG Node, as the five-year project is called, ...
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