TACC – Where not all HPC is Flashy

The TACC (Texas Advance Computing Center) is the premier high-performance computing (HPC) center at the University of Texas. I frequently use it as an illustration of a technology showcase that is highly functional across a wide range of different strategies, … Continue reading

HPC’s Impact on Cryptanalysis

The term “supercomputer” is often used interchangeably with high-performance computing (HPC), but typically refers specifically to the current most powerful computational systems. Since this is a constantly changing target for peak performance, access to a true “supercomputer” is limited to a small group for a short time before the next biggest systems evolve in turn […]
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