World's leading supercomputer manufacturing company Cray has lowered the bar when it comes to supercomputer pricing by releasing the XC30-AC with a price tag of just $500,000.
Cray has unveiled its supercomputing beast – the XC30, which is capable of achieving over 100 petaflops performance thereby putting not only the Titan but, also China’s Tianhe-2 in the shade.
The Oak Ridge National Laboratory has unveiled a new supercomputer – Titan, which it claims is the world’s most powerful supercomputer that is capable of 20 petaflops of performance.
IBM has announced that it may offer its Jeopardy-winning supercomputer, Watson, as a cloud-based service thereby allowing people to ‘consult’ it on a range of issues.
Team of computational engineers over at the University of Southampton led by Professor Simon Cox have built a supercomputer using Raspberry Pi and Lego.