Scalable clusters make HPC R&D easy as Raspberry Pi

Scalable clusters make HPC R&D easy as Raspberry Pi

“System with thousands of nodes brings affordable testbed to supercomputing system-software developers LOS ALAMOS, N.M., Nov. 13, 2017—A quest to help the systems software community work on very large supercomputers without having to actually test on them has spawned an affordable, scalable system using thousands of inexpensive Raspberry Pi nodes. It brings a powerful high-performance-computing testbed to system-software …

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IBM Raises the Bar with a 50-Qubit Quantum Computer

IBM Raises the Bar with a 50-Qubit Quantum Computer

“IBM established a landmark in computing Friday, announcing a quantum computer that handles 50 quantum bits, or qubits. The company is also making a 20-qubit system available through its cloud computing platform. IBM, Google, Intel, and a San Francisco startup called Rigetti are all currently racing to build useful quantum systems. These machines process information in a different way from …

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Imec designs and fabricates world-first miniature neural probe for simultaneous recording of multiple brain regions at neuronal resolution

Imec designs and fabricates world-first miniature neural probe for simultaneous recording of multiple brain regions at neuronal resolution

“Imec, the world-leading research and innovation hub in nano-electronics and digital technologies, has designed and fabricated a breakthrough neural probe for the parallel recording of hundreds of neural signals. The Neuropixels probe was developed for an international consortium consisting of Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), the Allen Institute for Brain Science, the Gatsby Charitable Foundation and Wellcome, with funding of …

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Intel Doubles Capacity of World’s Most Responsive Data Center SSD

Intel Doubles Capacity of World’s Most Responsive Data Center SSD

“Today, Intel announced the Intel® Optane™ SSD DC P4800X Series, the world’s most responsive data center solid state drive, is now available in a new 750GB capacity in both half-height, half-length add-in card and a hot-swappable 2.5-inch U.2 form factor. Both form factors and capacities will be broadly available this month. Increased capacity and multiple form factors …

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Latest Single-Wire Serial EEPROM from Microchip Enables Remote Identification

Latest Single-Wire Serial EEPROM from Microchip Enables Remote Identification

“A single-wire, two-pin Electrically Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory (EEPROM) device with a 2.7V to 4.5V operational voltage range is now available from Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP). The AT21CS11 is ideal for identifying and authenticating remote items, such as cartridges or cables, where space for electronic components is limited. Each AT21CS11 contains both a preprogrammed unique serial number …

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise Unveils the World’s Most Scalable and Modular In-Memory Computing Platform

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Unveils the World’s Most Scalable and Modular In-Memory Computing Platform

“Today, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) revealed the world’s most scalable and modular in-memory computing platform, HPE Superdome Flex. The platform enables enterprises of any size to process and analyze massive amounts of data and turn it into real-time business insights. _In a world transformed by exponential data growth, customers face a complex dilemma – how to handle unprecedented data flows …

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New Intel Core Processor Combines High-Performance CPU with Custom Discrete Graphics from AMD to Enable Sleeker, Thinner Devices

New Intel Core Processor Combines High-Performance CPU with Custom Discrete Graphics from AMD to Enable Sleeker, Thinner Devices

“We often talk about our focus on driving innovation for the enthusiast community, a targeted but growing segment of the PC market. This point is underscored by what we have been delivering with our Intel® Core™ X-series processors, Intel® Core™ H-series mobile processors and, more recently, the first of our 8th Gen Intel® Core™ desktop processors. Each product line offers …

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AMD Introduces New Ryzen Mobile Processors, the World’s Fastest Processor for Ultrathin Notebooks

AMD Introduces New Ryzen Mobile Processors, the World’s Fastest Processor for Ultrathin Notebooks

“New Ryzen 7 2700U and Ryzen 5 2500U Mobile Processors with Radeon Vega Graphics Deliver Blazingly Fast Performance, Fluid Graphics Rendering, and Optimal Efficiency in Compelling Form Factors. AMD today announced the introduction of the AMD Ryzen™ mobile processor, previously codenamed the “Raven Ridge” mobile APU, providing leadership performance and a complete entertainment experience with optimal efficiency for premium 2-in-1s …

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Intel Enables 5G, NFV and Data Centers with High-Performance, High-Density ARM-based Intel Stratix 10 FPGA

Intel Enables 5G, NFV and Data Centers with High-Performance, High-Density ARM-based Intel Stratix 10 FPGA

“Intel today announced it has begun shipping its Intel® Stratix® 10 SX FPGA – the only high-end FPGA family with an integrated quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 processor. With densities greater than 1 million logic elements (MLE), Intel Stratix 10 SX FPGAs provide the flexibility and low latency benefit of integrating an ARM processor with a high-performance, high-density FPGA needed to tackle …

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NXP’s i.MX RT Crossover Processor Sets Highest Microcontroller Real-Time Benchmark Performance Yet

NXP’s i.MX RT Crossover Processor Sets Highest Microcontroller Real-Time Benchmark Performance Yet

“NXP Semiconductors N.V.(NASDAQ:NXPI) presents the i.MX RT series, a crossover solution that bridges the gap between high performance and integration while minimizing costs. As the need for smarter and more ‘aware’ edge computing grows and becomes critical to the development of the Internet of Things (IoT), edge devices are expected to provide the highest compute performance …

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