Lauren Sommer wrote a great blog over the weekend on KQED about how supercomputers have hit the “energy wall” – a decidedly real supercomputing problem that NVIDIA’s GPU technology can help to overcome. This is what 1,000 homes looks like. The blog post mentions the Hopper supercomputer, located at the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (LBNL). The system consumes 3 megawatts of ...
Posted on July 02, 2011 | Tags: CUDA
, Energy Wall
, GPU Computing
Cray, a leading builder of supercomputers, this week announced the launch of the company's new production hybrid supercomputing system - the Cray XK6 supercomputer. The highly anticipated new supercomputer will combine Cray's Gemini interconnect, AMD Opteron 6200-series processors (code-named "Interlagos") and Nvidia Tesla 20-series compute cards.
"We built the world's first production petaflops system with the Cray XT5 supercomputer, reinvented high performance ...