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HPE-Cray Shasta and Slingshot make a clean sweep of the first US DoE exascale systems. AMD Zen4 and future GPUs power El Capitan marking another big AMD win while IBM, NVIDIA, and Mellanox leave empty-handed
TACC Frontera which was #5 on the June 2019 Top500 list is now officially launched as fastest academic supercomputer powered by Intel, Dell EMC and others
We show why the Microchip SMC 1000 8x25G serial attached memory controller designed for IBM Power 9 today is leading the future of server memory
In Sunday deal news, IBM purchased Red Hat for around $34 billion. This has big implications for the ecosystem and many are going to spend the rest of the week assessing the implications
At Xilinx XDF we saw a Supermicro Power9 based server behind the IBM LC922 2U dual IBM Power9 solution. This demo system paired the Supermicro P9DSU-C platform with a Xilinx Alveo FPGA card to show off what the two can accomplish together.
IBM POWER9 presentation at Hot Chips 30 showed off huge I/O, effective 32 channel DDR4 and upcoming support for NVLink 3.0
The new IBM POWER9 scale-up servers launched with some awesome specs including PCIe Gen4. The IBM Power E950 is a 4 socket server with up to 48 cores/ 192 threads and 16TB of RAM. Scaling to 16 sockets, 1536 threads, and 64TB of RAM is the IBM Power E980.