Friday, December 7, 2012

Rock Star of High Performance Computing Named New NERSC CTO

John Shalf has been named the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of the National Energy Research Scientific Computing (NERSC). As CTO, Shalf will help NERSC develop a plan to achieve exascale performance—1 quintillion or 1018 computer operations per second—a thousand-fold increase over current petascale systems. Exascale is expected to require computers containing 10 million to 100 million processing elements or cores, as well as new programming techniques and software. More>

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