New supercomputer will let nuclear security agency do ‘1.5 quintillion calculations per second’
Imagine a computer that can do 1,500,000,000,000,000,000 calculations every second. It's coming to the Lawrence Livermore National Lab in 2022.
Air Force gets supercomputing-as-a-service to power weather forecasting
A new Cray supercomputing system will be delivered to Oak Ridge National Lab and offered as-a-service to the Air Force weather forecasters.
General Dynamics IT inks $553M high-performance computing contract with NOAA
The 10-year contract provides system integration, administration, operations and support services to the agency’s supercomputing infrastructure.
Energy lab unveils Summit, the world’s most powerful supercomputer
The system has enough power to simulate supernovas and track the spread of cancer.
U.S. moves down a step in global supercomputing rankings
It's only the second time in the 24-year history of the TOP500 that the U.S. hasn't filled a top three spot.
Department of Energy’s push for exascale supercomputer begins with $258 million in grants
Advanced Micro Devices, Cray Inc., Hewlett Packard Enterprises, IBM, Intel and NVIDIA all won funding. The goal is to deliver one exascale-capable system by 2021.