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Bright future

February 24th, 2016

The smart grid turns to high-performance computing to guide its development and keep it working.

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Cables in one of 30 cabinets that comprise Edison, a Cray XC30 supercomputer at the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center.

Powering down

December 15th, 2015

PNNL team views ‘undervolting’ — turning down the power supplied to processors — as a way to make exascale computing feasible.

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The group behind AnalyzeThis tested their system on complex, real-word workflows, including Montage, a program used to produce astronomical images like this, the Large Magellanic Cloud. This mosaic compiled from the NASA Spitzer Space Telescope was made as part of the Suveying the Agents of Galaxy's Evolution (SAGE). (Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/M. Meixner (Space Telescope Science Institute) and the SAGE legacy team.)

Analysis restaurant

November 12th, 2015

The AnalyzeThis system deals with the rush of huge data-analysis orders typical in scientific computing.

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