Supercomputing

DOD Opens Two Fresh Facilities to Field Next-Gen Supercomputers

Officials can access new office space, conference rooms—and high-performance capabilities—in Vicksburg, Mississippi.

How the Government Expanded its Supercomputing Assets in 2021

A number of new and powerful machines are being built and installed for federal agencies.

Researchers to Harness America’s First Exascale Supercomputer in Summer 2022

It will be used to pinpoint new patterns in patient data for precision medicine—and more.

Special Report: Computing on the Edge

As other infrastructure needs improve—from cloud to 5G networks—agencies are looking at what can be done at the edge, from warehouses to low-Earth orbit.

U.S. Supercomputer to Support Renewable Energy Innovation Coming in 2023

HPE will build Kestrel, named for the American falcon, for an Energy Department lab.

Air Force, Navy Set to Gain New Supercomputers in $68M Deal

The Defense Department's High Performance Computing Modernization Program is funding the machines.

Army Researchers Turn to DOD Supercomputers to Digitally Twin Gas Turbine Engine

It could lead to “disruptive new engine designs,” an engineer involved said.

Argonne National Lab Inches Closer to Exascale Age with New ‘Testbed’ Supercomputer

Polaris will support the Energy Department’s user community as it prepares for new, more powerful computing capabilities.

Verizon Awarded $495 Million Contract for DOD Supercomputing Network Modernization

The company won the fourth iteration of the Defense Research Engineering Network contract.

Critical Update: How to Develop Apps for Supercomputers that Don’t Exist Yet

The Energy Department will soon launch machines capable of completing a quintillion calculations a second.

New National Lab Supercomputer Inches America Closer to the Exascale Era

Officials said it should lead the Top500 list ranking the world’s most powerful machines.

Next Generation Supercomputing Bill Introduced in the House

Provisions promoting workforce development and energy efficient operations, among others, are included in the legislation.

Los Alamos National Lab to Gain Next-Gen Supercomputing System in 2023

An official detailed what’ll be the in-the-making machine’s various purposes.