GPU-powered supercomputers run petaflop-level earthquake simulations

A team of researchers at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) and the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering at the University of California, San Diego, has developed a highly scalable computer code that will significantly cut both research times and energy costs in simulating seismic hazards.

Nvidia eyes an exascale supercomputing paradigm

Simulations powered by petaflop-capable HPC systems help scientists and policy-makers improve their understanding of a wide range of topics.

IBM scraps supercomputer plans

IBM and the University of Illinois have pulled the plug on the petaflop speed supercomputer they've been building since 2008.