Two Russian engineers at a top-level facility tried to use a supercomputer to mine Bitcoins for their own personal gain but were immediately caught. How? They apparently forgot about one little restriction.
During the Super Compute 2017 convention, the Los Alamos National Laboratory introduced a new testing platform using 750 Raspberry Pi boards. It's an alternative for high-perfomance computing software developers.
Scientists used a supercomputer to re-create a supercell storm in an effort to understand its structure and mechanisms. Most importantly, they wanted to know why certain storms create such intense tornadoes.
It's already one of the most technologically advanced countries, and now, Japan is looking to cement its position at the forefront of digital innovation. It's all contingent upon a new supercomputer that aims to be the fastest in the world.
During GTC 2016, Nvidia revealed that its Drive PX 2 supercomputer will be installed in racecars competing in the Roborace Championship. The company is also working on an end-to-end HD mapping system using Tesla GPUs and the Drive PX 2.
Named Cheyenne for the Native American tribe and the city in which the facility is located, the powerful new computer will be used to study data from climate change to wildfires, and everything in between.
The Top 500 rankings are a fun way to gauge which countries boast the most powerful rigs in the world. While the U.S. still has the most supercomputers in service, China's TIanhe-2 remains the fastest in the world.