The just-published Green500 list of the worlds most energy efficient supercomputers shows that the top 10 systems are all powered by NVIDIA Tesla GPUs The only other architecture ever to have cleanly swept the 10 top spots on the list is IBMs legendary BlueGene system.
Adapteva, a company that designs and sells low-power multicore microprocessor and that wants to build supercomputers running an Ubuntu operating system, has almost gathered the necessary money on Kickstarter.
There are only four days remaining for the Parallella: A Supercomputer For Everyone project on Kickstarter and they will need a final push in order to make this concept a reality.
As expected, Chinese supercomputers have taken the first and third places in the latest list of the world's top supercomputers and only five of the top ten are from USA. Linux continues to reign supreme.
Canonical is building the most used Linux distribution for the desktop, but it’s also making one of the most successful operating systems for servers. The fact that Ubuntu Server, Ubuntu Openstack and Ubuntu’s orchestration tool, Juju, is running the most powerful supercomputer in the world.
New work on the Sandia National Laboratories Red Storm supercomputer - the 17th fastest in the world - is helping to make supercomputers more accessible. Sandia researchers, working hand in hand with researchers from Northwestern University and the University of New Mexico, socialized 4,096 of Red S ...