Featured

Intel IT Shows How To Get A Lot More For A Lot Less

Annual report yields high-efficiency best-practices recommendations to increase flexibility, compute while saving costs How is Intel transforming its own infrastructure? In this blog, Slashdot Media Contributing Editor John O’Donnell takes a look at the annual Intel report card and shares best practices advice In addition to touting the benefits of …

Read Full Post Posted in Tune | Tagged

US Energy Dept. Supercomputers Join Fight Against Cancer

DOE to join with National Cancer Institute, Dept of Veteran’s Affairs to provide compute horsepower The National Cancer Moonshot initiative, announced by President Obama in January, is getting a boost from US DOE supercomputers, according to this brief by Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Wylie Wong The Department of Energy is …

Read Full Post Posted in News | Tagged ,

Most Recent Posts Blog Archive

Intel IT Shows How To Get A Lot More For A Lot Less

Annual report yields high-efficiency best-practices recommendations to increase flexibility, compute while saving costs How is Intel transforming its own infrastructure? In this blog, Slashdot Media Contributing Editor John O’Donnell takes a look at the annual Intel report card and shares best practices advice In addition to touting the benefits of …

Read Full Post Posted in Tune

US Energy Dept. Supercomputers Join Fight Against Cancer

DOE to join with National Cancer Institute, Dept of Veteran’s Affairs to provide compute horsepower The National Cancer Moonshot initiative, announced by President Obama in January, is getting a boost from US DOE supercomputers, according to this brief by Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Wylie Wong The Department of Energy is …

Read Full Post Posted in News

China Tops Supercomputer List Again With New 93-Petaflop Behemoth

“TaihuLight” supercomputer features over 10 million cores, nearly 3x faster than previous #1 system For the first time since the Top500 debuted over a decade ago, China now has the most supercomputers on the list, according to this brief by Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Wylie Wong China has maintained its …

Read Full Post Posted in News

NumPy Arrays: Taking A Close Look

Accelerating Python array processing with NumPy If you use arrays in Python, chances are you should be using NumPy to improve performance. In this article, Slashdot Media Contributing Editor David Bolton takes a deep dive into NumPy, with comparisons to array processing in other languages. A Closer Look at NumPy …

Read Full Post Posted in Tune

Using Data Analysis Acceleration Library (DAAL) to Speed Taxi Scheduling

Part 1 of 2 – Collecting data from London’s famed Taxis to optimize routes Is “the Knowledge” enough to keep London taxis on track? In the first part of this two part series, Slashdot Media Contributing Editor David Bolton looks at London’s famous taxis, and collects data from the taxi …

Read Full Post Posted in Build

Clusters with Knights Landing: Getting More from Xeon Phi

How to determine if your code benefits from clustering with KNL  Xeon Phi experts Colfax Research discuss the different clustering modes of Knights Landing, the new Xeon Phi processor, and demonstrate how to determine if your code will benefit from clustering, according to this brief from Slashdot Media Editor Michael …

Read Full Post Posted in News

Supercomputers Drive Lithium-Ion Battery Research

Improving battery technology key to next generation smartphones, cars, and homes Research scientists have made a huge advance in lithium-ion battery research with the help of supercomputers, according to this brief by Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Wylie Wong. Scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) have made a major advance …

Read Full Post Posted in News

Solving the World’s Largest Math Proof with Supercomputers

Solved by 3 scientists, resulting proof is 200TB. A 30-plus year old math proof was recently solved by a team of US and UK-based researchers, and the resulting proof is bigger than 300,000 copies of “War and Peace”, according to this brief by Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Wylie Wong. Three …

Read Full Post Posted in News