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Apr 14, 2015

Enabling the Next Generation of High-Performance Computing


Intel Chip Chat

Paul Messina, the Director of Science at Argonne Leadership Computing Facility at Argonne National Laboratory stops by to talk about the leading edge scientific research taking place at the Argonne National Laboratory. He announces how the Aurora system, in partnership with Intel and Cray, will...

Apr 12, 2015

Intel to build $200 million Supercomputer for US Department of Energy


PC-Tablet

Santa Clara, California headquartered Intel Inc. has been awarded a contract by US Department of Energy to produce two Supercomputers. The Supercomputers would be based at Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois.
 

Apr 10, 2015

Money for supercomputer coming to Argonne


Chicago Tribune

The U.S. Department of Energy is investing $200 million to bring to Argonne National Laboratory by 2018 a new supercomputer that is...

Apr 10, 2015

Ask Me Anything with Mike Papka and Susan Coghlan


Reddit

Hi, I am Susan Coghlan, and I am Mike Papka. We work at the Argonne Computing Leadership Facility (ALCF) at Argonne National Laboratory. The ALCF houses one of the world's fastest supercomputers, Mira, and the Department of Energy just awarded us $200 m to build the next generation supercomputer...

Apr 10, 2015

U.S. Department Of Energy Awards $200 Million For Next- Generation Supercomputer At Argonne National Laboratory


Breaking Energy

Today, U.S. Department of Energy Under Secretary for Science and Energy Lynn Orr announced two new High Performance Computing (HPC) awards that continue to advance U.S. leadership in developing exascale computing.  The announcement was made alongside leaders from Argonne National Laboratory and...

Apr 9, 2015

Cray's Next-Generation "Shasta" Supercomputer Chosen for Argonne National Laboratory's "Aurora" System


MarketWatch

SEATTLE, WA, Apr 09, 2015 -- Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. today announced that it has been awarded a subcontract from Intel to integrate and deliver two next-generation supercomputers and associated storage at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (...

Apr 9, 2015

Future Intel Chips Shine in 180 Petaflops Argonne Supercomputer


The Platform

For the first time in over twenty years of supercomputing history, a chipmaker, as opposed to a systems vendor, has been awarded the contract to build a leading-edge national computing resource. This machine, expected to reach a peak performance of 180 petaflops, will provide massive compute...

Apr 9, 2015

Last But Not Least: Argonne’s $200 Million Supercomputing Award


HPCWire

A supercomputer named Aurora is on track to become the fastest system in the United States and possibly the world. Just a few hours ago, DOE Undersecretary Franklin “Lynn” Orr, announced that Intel Corp. and Cray Inc. had been selected to supply Argonne National Laboratory with a 180 petaflops...

Apr 9, 2015

Energy Department to give Argonne $200 million for new supercomputer


Crain's Chicago Business

The U.S. Department of Energy announced Thursday that it will give Argonne National Laboratory $200 million to make the Chicago-area home to a high-performance supercomputer that is five to seven times faster than current top supercomputers.
 

Apr 9, 2015

U.S. DOE Awards $200M for Supercomputer at Argonne National Laboratory


HPCWire

ARGONNE, Ill., April 9 — Today, U.S. Department of Energy Under Secretary for Science and Energy Lynn Orr announced two new High Performance Computing (HPC) awards that continue to advance U.S. leadership in developing exascale computing. The announcement was made...

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