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JCAHPC’s Oakforest-PACS Certified by Top500 as Japan’s Highest Performance Supercomputer

The University of Tokyo, the University of Tsukuba, and Fujitsu Limited today announced that the Oakforest-PACS massively parallel cluster-type supercomputer, built by Fujitsu and operated by the Joint Center for Advanced High Performance Computing (JCAHPC), has achieved a LINPACK performance result of 13.55 petaflops, as ranked in the November Top500 list for supercomputer performance....
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Large Volumes of Data from ITER Successfully Transferred to Japan at Unprecedented Speeds

The National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology (QST), in collaboration with the National Institutes of Natural Sciences (NINS) National Institute for Fusion Science (NIFS), the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) National Institute of Informatics (NII), and the ITER International Fusion Energy Organization (ITER), have connected...
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Riken’s Shoubu Supercomputer Captures Top Spot on Green500 List

Japan’s research institution RIKEN once again captured the top spot on the Green500 list with its Shoubu supercomputer, the most energy-efficient system in the world. With rating of 6673.84 MFLOPS/Watt, Shoubu edged out another RIKEN system, Satsuki, the number 2 system that delivered 6195.22 MFLOPS/Watt. Both are “ZettaScaler”supercomputers, employing Intel Xeon processors and PEZY-SCnp...
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Indiana University Formalizes Trans-Pacific Networking Collaboration with Japan

International Networks at Indiana University (IN@IU) and the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) of Japan have formalized their long-standing partnership by signing an agreement on continued collaboration. On August 3, Andrew Lee, IN@IU network architect, and Fumihiko Tomita, NICT vice president, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in Hong Kong at...
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Fujitsu Chooses ARM Over SPARC for Its Next Supercomputer

Fujitsu will ditch SPARC chips for the ARM architecture for the next generation of the K supercomputer that currently is the fifth-fastest system in the world. At the ISC High Performance 2016 supercomputing show this week in Frankfurt, Germany, Fujitsu officials said the successor to the current K computer, which is housed at the Riken Advanced Institute for Computational Science in Japan,...
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Call for Papers: CSA 2016: 4th International Workshop on Computer Systems and Architectures - Deadline: August 6, 2016

The main goal of this workshop is to provide a timely forum for the exchange and dissemination of new ideas, techniques and research in the field of computer systems and architectures. Topics include, but are not limited to Computer hardware, VLSI computers, computer systems. Software, networks and others. The conference and workshop proceedings will be published by Conference Publishing...
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Call for Papers: CSA 2016: 4th International Workshop on Computer Systems and Architectures - Deadline: August 6, 2016

The main goal of this workshop is to provide a timely forum for the exchange and dissemination of new ideas, techniques and research in the field of computer systems and architectures. Topics include, but are not limited to Computer hardware, VLSI computers, computer systems. Software, networks and others. The conference and workshop proceedings will be published by Conference Publishing...
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