“The way to think of a supercomputer is as a special-purpose device. Only with these devices can we perform this cutting-edge research.”
Jack Dongarra


Stanford Researchers Break Million-core Supercomputer Barrier

Researchers at the Center for Turbulence Research set a new record in supercomputing, harnessing a million computing cores to model supersonic jet noise. Work was performed on the newly installed Sequoia IBM Bluegene/Q system at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories. here.

Stanford awarded American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding as part of NSF MRI-R2

The Stanford High Performance Computing Center has a new cluster, named Certainty. The cluster is part of a $6 million dollar proposal submitted to the NSF MRI-R2 program, award funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. More information on Certainty can be found here.



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