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HPC News from the Big Easy: Supercomputing Conference Highlights

This Week In HPC500 Episode 45 featuring Addison Snell and Michael Feldman.

The slides of the 44th TOP500 list are now available

The presentation slides of the 44th TOP500 list are now available. The 44th TOP500 list was announced November 18th, during the SC14 conference in New Orleans, LI.

China’s Tianhe-2 Supercomputer Retains Top Spot on Fourth Consecutive TOP500 List

MANNHEIM, Germany; BERKELEY, Calif.; and KNOXVILLE, Tenn.—For the fourth consecutive time, Tianhe-2, a supercomputer developed by China’s National University of Defense Technology, has retained its position as the world’s No. 1 system with a performance of 33.86 petaflop/s (quadrillions of calculations per second) on the Linpack benchmark, according to the 44th edition of the twice-yearly TOP500 list of the world’s most powerful supercomputers.

IBM and NVIDIA Pick up Two Pieces of Coral and A Look Ahead to SC14

This Week In HPC500 Episode 44 featuring Addison Snell and Michael Feldman. IBM and NVIDIA Pick up Two Pieces of Coral and A Look Ahead to SC14.

Exascale Bill Faces Uncertain Future in U.S. Senate, and HPC Gets in the Entrepreneurial Spirit

This Week In HPC500 Episode 43 featuring Addison Snell and Michael Feldman. Exascale Bill Faces Uncertain Future in U.S. Senate, and HPC Gets in the Entrepreneurial Spirit.