Tag Archive for supercomputing

How Cognitive Computing Will Power Future NASA Missions

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by Angela Guess Mark Pomerleau recently wrote for GCN, “Despite the conclusion of the space shuttle program, NASA shows no signs of slowing down.  The space agency’s recently released draft 2015 Technology Roadmaps outline NASA’s plans across 15 technology areas, ranging from nanotechnology to exploration systems. Underlying all NASA’s technology goals are its cross-cutting computing…

Red Lamba’s AI-Enabled Security Solution Stands Up To Operational Data Volume And Velocity Challenge

by Jennifer Zaino Red Lambda, a company spun out of the University of Florida, late last month was recognized by The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA)’s NextGen program for providing the most innovative security solution. SIIA cited its advances in supercomputing, relational stream processing and artificial intelligence as part of its integrated MetaGrid platform…

Will IBM’s New Smart Chip Revolutionize Technology?

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by Angela Guess Jill Krasny of Inc.com recently wrote, “To most people, a computer is nothing more than a functional box. You can use it to surf the Web, stream a movie, and maybe crunch some numbers at work, but the thing doesn’t have a mind of its own. At least not yet. But IBM…

Florida Polytechnic University, Flagship Solutions Group and IBM Announce Supercomputing Center

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of IBM, “Florida Polytechnic University, Flagship Solutions Group, and IBM today announced a new supercomputing center at the University composed of IBM high performance systems, software and cloud-based storage, to help educate students in emerging technology fields. Florida Polytechnic University is the newest addition to the…

Adaptive Computing Leads Field in Supercomputing

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by Angela Guess Adaptive Computing has announced “two significant awards recently presented to Adaptive customers. Titan, the supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), was declared the world’s fastest in the latest semiannualTOP500 list, securing the No. 1 position. In addition, the Beacon system at the University of Tennessee National Institute for Computational Sciences was…

Big Data: Tried-and-True or New and Improved?

by Angela Guess Ken North recently commented on the evolution of supercomputing, the cloud, Big Data, and NoSQL databases. North notes, “The arrival of new technology often rekindles the pervasive debate over the merits of “tried-and-true” versus “new and improved”. The latter often introduces new words in our lexicon, with recent examples being Big Data,…