New supercomputer will let nuclear security agency do ‘1.5 quintillion calculations per second’

by Jackson Barnett • 1 week ago

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

by Jackson Barnett • 2 weeks ago

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

by Carten Cordell • 1 year ago

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

by Carten Cordell • 1 year ago

The system has enough power to simulate supernovas and track the spread of cancer.

U.S. moves down a step in global supercomputing rankings

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 years ago

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

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 years ago

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.

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