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Wednesday Apr 15 | via Data Center Knowledge
The Aurora system using latest-generation Xeon Phi chips, silicon photonics, and other latest Cray and Intel HPC innovations promises to deliver 180 petaflops Intel announced that it has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy to deliver two powerful next-generation supercomputers for the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility at the DoE's Argonne National Laboratory in Lemont, Illinois . The two systems are part of a multi-million-dollar collaboration between Argonne, Oak Ridge, and Lawrence Livermore national labs and may become the world's fastest supercomputer. Comment?
Thursday Apr 9 | via TMCnet
Argonne National Laboratory is a science and engineering research laboratory located near Lemont, IL. By size and scope, it is the largest national laboratory in the Midwest, and the initial inception of Argonne was to carry out Enrico Fermi's work on nuclear reactors as part of the Manhattan Project. Comment?
Thursday Apr 9 | via ComputerWorld
To get an edge over China in the supercomputing arms race, the U.S. plans to build a 180-petaflop supercomputer that will be used mainly for scientific research. The U.S. Department of Energy supercomputer, called Aurora, will be deployed by 2018. Comment?
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