The Energy Department plans to connect a Hewlett-Packard supercomputer running Linux to its science grid by the end of August. The supercomputer is expected to reach a capacity of 9.2 teraflops by next spring. The Energy Department will use it to conduct simulations, analyze data, and coordinate experiments in chemistry, high-energy physics, fusion, climate, and life sciences.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?