Cray is bringing its supercomputers to Microsoft Azure

Here's some cloud computing news you probably didn't see coming: Microsoft has partnered with Cray to bring that company's supercomputers and its storage system to the Azure platform.

NSF puts $110 million toward building out the XSEDE national computing initiative

It's in the country's best interest to stay at (or at least near) the forefront of advanced computing techniques, and the National Science Foundation has just put $110 million down to make sure that h

Iran builds supercomputer with illegal AMD chips

Oh, wonderful. Apparently Iran has used 216 AMD processors to build the largest supercomputer in the country. AMD immediately responded by saying that it’s never shipped anything to Iran due to