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Swinburne University of Technology
From the human brain to the stars beyond: Swinburne supercomputer to support new discoveries
The as-yet-unnamed supercomputer will enable Victoria to stay on the cutting edge of space, medical technology, and sustainability research.
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Artificial Intelligence
Meta says it's building the 'fastest supercomputer in the world'
Meta’s AI Research SuperCluster will be used to develop advanced AI in areas such as computer vision, natural language processing and speech recognition.
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High Performance Computing
AMD displays growing adoption in HPC at the Supercomputing Conference 2021
AMD has showcased an expanded presence and growing preference in high-performance computing at this year's Supercomputing Conference 2021.
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Supercomputer
Fugaku supercomputer tops industry performance rankings
The TOP500, Graph500, HPCG and HPL-AI all ranked Fugaku as a top supercomputer.
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Artificial Intelligence
Researchers have switched on the world's fastest AI supercomputer
Researchers have switched on the world's fastest AI supercomputer, delivering nearly four exaFLOPS of AI performance for more than 7,000 researchers.  
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Artificial Intelligence
NVIDIA names data centre CPU after computer scientist Grace Hopper
NVIDIA Grace is designed to support artificial intelligence-based supercomputers, natural language processing, and recommender systems.
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Artificial Intelligence
NVIDIA opens up AI to the enterprise with DGX SuperPOD supercomputer
“AI is the most powerful technology the world has ever known,” declares NVIDIA DGX systems VP.
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Cloud
Lenovo DCG backs modernisation of Netherlands supercomputer
The company will become part of an effort to create the ‘largest and most powerful’ supercomputer in the Netherlands - a project worth €20 million.
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AMD
HPE awarded $160 million contract to build supercomputer in Finland
The supercomputer, which is referred to as ‘LUMI’ by EuroHPC JU, will help European researchers and private and public organisations significantly advance R&D and drive innovation in areas such as healthcare, weather forecasting, and AI-enabled products.
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AMD
HPE to build Pawsey’s newest supercomputer
The new HPE Cray EX supercomputer will deliver 30x more compute power, enabling high-impact research projects on a previously unavailable scale
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High Performance Computing
HPE welcomes the 'new era' of exascale computing
HPE's Cray supercomputing line aims to answer the challenges posed by the new exascale era, such as massive data growth, modelling, AI, and more.
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Digital Transformation
Value of quantum computing uncertain for at least 10 years - research
"Quantum computing is not currently providing business value that could not be achieved with today's existing computers, and it is not clear when it will."
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Fujitsu
Australian supercomputer Gadi ranks 25 in Global 500
“Gadi represents a milestone for Australian research. We are pleased to continue our long-standing relationship with Fujitsu and its network to offer Australian researchers world-class computing resources to take us into the next decade.”
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Artificial Intelligence
Supermicro announces integrated A100 GPU-powered systems
Includes full support for the New NVIDIA A100 GPUs, third-generation NVIDIA NVLink, and NVIDIA NVSwitch.
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Artificial Intelligence
NVIDIA launches 'world's most advanced AI system' - the DGX A100
NVIDIA says the first order of the system will be delivered to a lab in the US, which will use the DGXTM A100’s computing power to ‘better understand COVID-19’.
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Cloud
Fujitsu employee receives award for supercomputer tech
Yuichiro Ajima helped to create a new high-dimensional interconnect technology for the Fugaku, K, and PRIMEHPC FX1000 supercomputers.
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Lenovo
Lenovo, Intel & Harvard build liquid-cooled supercomputer
Lenovo, Intel, and Harvard University are the driving forces behind an effort to create Harvard’s first liquid-cooled supercomputer, nicknamed Cannon.
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Servers
Fujitsu to ship PRIMEHPC supercomputers in March 2020
The Fujitsu PRIMEHPC FX1000 and PRIMEHPC FX700 models both utilize technology of the Fugaku supercomputer, which was jointly developed by Fujitsu and RIKEN.
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HPE
HPE's Aitken supercomputer shoots for the moon
HPE has ambitious plans to shoot for the moon – or at least to build a supercomputer that can support missions to that distant globe that lights up the night sky.
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Lenovo
Fujitsu tapped to upgrade Australia’s most powerful supercomputer
The new machine will provide a 10-fold increase in speed and provide Australian researchers with world-class, high-end computing services.
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Cloud
NVIDIA adds CUDA support for Arm
Enables new path to exascale supercomputing as global HPC leaders join to support the new platform.
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Edge Computing
How SUSE plans to help customers innovate, compete and grow
“SUSE is powering digital transformation with agile open source solutions like SUSE Enterprise Storage."
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Edge Computing
Quadric.io to build supercomputers for edge devices
Quadric's technology supposedly enables both high-performance computing and artificial intelligence in a single unified architecture.
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Analytics
HPE to acquire supercomputing leader Cray
“Cray is a global technology leader in supercomputing and shares our deep commitment to innovation."