LAMMPS supercomputer code developer earns special recognition

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia National Laboratories researcher Steve Plimpton, who led development of a widely used computer code that models how materials behave, has been invited to present a keynote lecture at the Feb. 27-March 3 Minerals, Mate…

Tougher rating system evaluates nine supercomputer capabilities

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Nine supercomputers have been tested, validated and ranked by the new “Graph500” challenge, first introduced this week by an international team led by Sandia National Laboratories. The list of submitters and the order of their…

New standard proposed for supercomputing

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A new supercomputer rating system will be released by an international team led by Sandia National Laboratories at the Supercomputing Conference 2010 in New Orleans on Nov. 17.
The rating system, Graph500, tests supercompute…

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