For the first time, an Austrian supercomputer has made the TOP500 list. Developed by MEGWARE, the VSC-2 system has been deployed in Vienna with 135.6 teraflops of performance, coming in at #56 on the list fo the world’s fastest systems.
In this video, Ed Horton from the Horton Wison Deepwater consulting company discusses how his company is using a Cray CX1000 system to run hydrodynamic and structural simulations using CFD applications.
At NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, simulations of Earth and space phenomena are getting a boost from GPUs. Early results on a new GPU cluster at the NASA Center for Climate Simulation (NCCS) demonstrate potential for significant speedups versus conventional computer processors.