Coronavirus Reveals Its Atomic Makeup Through Massive Supercomputer Simulation
Authors: Michael Feldman, Melissa Riddle, Steve Conway
Publication Date: August 2020
Length: 3 pages
A digital simulation of the COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) spike protein that was run on the Frontera supercomputer at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) may provide needed insights for the design of potential vaccines and drugs being developed against the virus. Understanding the structure of the spike protein is crucial because the virus uses this component to infect human cells. Since this simulation provides a level of structural detail beyond that which is achievable by experiment, it promises to help researchers figure out how the virus is able to infect humans so effectively.
Updated HPC Market Forecast Compared To Previous Forecast
Earl Joseph, Steve Conway and Alex Norton
This Quick Take presents the new Hyperion Research forecast compared to the previous (May 2018) five-year HPC forecast. The HPC market grew faster than expected in 2018 at 15.6% growth over 2017, resulting in sales of $14.5 billion for the year.
May 2019 | Quick Take
Projected Major Near Exascale and Exascale Roll Outs and Revenues 2020-2025
Earl Joseph, Steve Conway and Bob Sorensen
Countries around the world are developing plans for the next generation of large supercomputers, with investments that exceed $300 million per system in many cases. This Quick Take provides Hyperion Research's estimate of schedules of installations and prices of accepted near-exascale and exascale supercomputers around the world.
June 2019 | Quick Take