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Russian Researchers Give “Knights Landing” Thumbs Up

Latest release of Intel’s Xeon Phi processor impresses team of Russian researchers with speed, power

Intel’s “Endeavor” supercomputer wowed a team of Russian researchers, who found Knights Landing delivered well over 2x the performance of its predecessor, according to this brief from Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Wylie Wong

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String Handling with Intel Integrated Performance Primitives (IPP)

Using Parallel Studio library to simplify string processing

In this video tutorial, Slashdot Media Contributing Editor David Bolton looks at the broad range of string functions the Intel IPP library accelerate for C, C++ and C# coders.

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Russian Researchers Give “Knights Landing” Thumbs Up

Latest release of Intel’s Xeon Phi processor impresses team of Russian researchers with speed, power

Intel’s “Endeavor” supercomputer wowed a team of Russian researchers, who found Knights Landing delivered well over 2x the performance of its predecessor, according to this brief from Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Wylie Wong

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Getting Started with the “R” Language, Part 2

Using objects to contain vectors and matrixes

In the second part of this tutorial, Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Rick Leinecker demonstrates how to use “R” language objects to contain vectors and matrixes for further manipulation.

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Supercomputers Help Study How Bird Beaks, Shark Skin Can Lead to Faster Cars

Researchers are studying skimmer bird beaks, sharks’ skin to see how those surfaces reduce drag.

Faster planes and cars may be enabled by a supercomputer study of how drag is naturally reduced on the surfaces of certain animals and birds, according to this brief by Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Wylie…

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Getting Started with the R Language – Part 1

Comparing “R” to other languages – and looking at syntax.

First introduced two decades ago, the R language has been gaining popularity for data-intensive functions. Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Rick Leinecker gives us an intro to “R” in two parts.

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New Fuel Cell Technology Research Powered by Supercomputer

International team using Xeon-based systems make exciting findings

Fuel cells have promised super-efficient energy, but have been very limited in application. Now, supercomputers are fine-tuning the materials used to boost power and efficiency while saving costs, according to this brief by Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Wylie Wong

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Intel Developer Forum Brings Push for Machine Learning, AI, IoT and more

Intel rolls out new supercomputing Xeon Phi to process IoT data, super-fast photonics pipes to transport

Among the slew of announcements at last week’s IDF came debuts of a new Xeon Phi, systems focused on AI, and photonics-based transport that will “light up silicon” for the first time, according to…

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Intel Xeon-Powered Supercomputers Top Green500 List

Japanese research institution’s Shoubu supercomputer world’s most energy efficient

Japanese efficiency landed the 7700+ megaflop/watt Xeon-based Shoubu supercomputer at top of the list of most energy-efficient HPC systems, according to this brief from Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Wylie Wong

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