High Performance Computing
Open source high-performance computing more accessible to agencies
Advances in HPC technology and open source tools make data-intensive simulations and modeling more accessible to federal agencies.
Supercomputing consortium ponders how to size up and publicize coronavirus projects
The Department of Energy is lending compute power to projects studying drug repositioning and the genome of high-risk patients that could benefit the broader medical community, said the undersecretary for science in an exclusive interview.
DOD wants $240M refresh of its high-performance computing capabilities
The Department of Defense is looking to refresh its high-performance computing capabilities in a new $240 million contract.
CSRA wins $58 million EPA contract
The company will support the agency's high-performance computing systems as well as its scientific visualization hardware and software.
Agencies release plan for achieving nanotech-inspired challenge
Several federal agencies released their collective vision Friday on what they need to do to one-day create a computer “that can proactively interpret and learn from data, solve unfamiliar problems using what it has learned and operate with the energy efficiency of the human brain.” The white paper on nanotechnology, released Friday, described the innovations needed and potential challenges that would lead up to achieving the Nanotechnology-Inspired Grand Challenge for Future Computing, announced last October. The grand challenge and its white paper, released Friday, would contribute to the administration’s National Strategic Computing Initiative, which is celebrating its first anniversary today.
Supercomputers power cyber-as-a-service offering
Cybersecurity-as-a-service, powered by supercomputers analyzing huge volumes of network data, looks like the next big thing in enterprise defense.