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Japanese AI Startup Preferred Networks Designed A Custom Half-petaFLOPS Training Chip

Japanese AI Startup Preferred Networks has been working on a custom training chip with a peak performance of half-petaFLOPS as well as a supercomputer with a peak performance of 2 exaFLOPS (HP).

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SC19: Aurora Supercomputer To Feature Intel First Exascale Xe GPGPU, 7nm Ponte Vecchio

Intel unveils the node architecture of the Aurora Supercomputer; the system will feature Intel’s first Xe GPGPU for HPC, 7nm Ponte Vecchio.

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Cavium Takes ARM to Petascale with Astra

A look at the Astra supercomputer, the most powerful ARM-based supercomputer being built for Sandia National Labs.

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Fujitsu Completes Post-K ARM CPU Prototype

Fujitsu has completed their Post-K ARM CPU prototype which will power RIKEN’s next-generation Post-K Computer.

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ORNL’s 200-petaFLOPS Summit Supercomputer Has Arrived, To Become World’s Fastest

A look at the 200-petaFLOPS Summit supercomputer which was officially unveiled last Friday by Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).

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A Look at Cavium’s New High-Performance ARM Microprocessors and the Isambard Supercomputer

Reaching general availability, here is a look at Cavium’s new ThunderX2 family of high-performance ARM microprocessors for the data center.

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Japan cancels contract, kicks out 4th fastest supercomputer amid fraud charges

The future of Japan’s innovative trio of startups – PEZY Computing, ExaScaler, and UltraMemory – is now at risk following the termination of their supercomputer, the world’s fourth-fastest supercomputer amid fraud charges.

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Forschungszentrum Jülich is upgrading its computing power

FZ Jülich has contracted Atos to install their latest supercomputer in Jülich, Germany. The new system will be Germany’s fastest supercomputer and one of the fastest in the world.

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Eni fires up its supercomputer, breaks into the TOP500’s top ten

Eni breaks into the TOP500 with the only private supercomputer to get into the top 10. Utilizing Intel’s latest Skylake-SP processors and packing close to 20 petaFLOPS of computing power, Eni is trying to revolutionize the way exploration & production research is conducted.

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TOP500 50th List Anniversary: A Visualized Breakdown

TOP500.org is celebrating its 50th list anniversary. But what does the list actually looks like? We have compiled some statistics to give you an insight into the list.

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