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University of Michigan to Upgrade HPC Capacity with New Cluster

The University of Michigan (U-M) has purchased a $4.8 million Dell EMC cluster that will feature some of the latest HPC technology, including HDR InfiniBand.

Arm Unveils New Chip Line for Hyperscale Datacenters

Arm has stepped up its datacenter ambitions with Neoverse, a new line of processors aimed at cloud servers and edge devices for hyperscale environments.

Cray Is Back to Selling AMD-Powered Supercomputers

Cray announced it has sold a CS500 cluster powered by AMD EPYC processors to the Haas F1 Team, which will use the system to run aerodynamic simulations for its Formula One racecars.

MIT is Reinventing Itself as an AI-Based Educational Institution

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is investing $1 billion dollars to create a new AI-Centric College of Computing that is being cast as the Institute’s “most significant structural change since 1950.”

Czech Automaker Preps For 15 Petaflops; Quantum Computing Comes to Life

Episode 244: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman review developments in the Chinese Supermicro spy scandal, plus announcements about HPC in the Czech automotive industry and IBM's quantum modeling of evolution.