Primeur weekly 2018-11-12

Special

Primeur Live from SC 2018 ...

Focus

Lenovo turns HPC customers into creative partners in collaborative design process ...

Exascale supercomputing

Bright Computing announces plan to deliver exascale cluster management in 2020 ...

Quantum computing

Atos, Bayer and RWTH Aachen University use Atos Quantum Learning Machine to study human disease patterns ...

Blueprint for pan-European quantum internet ...

Focus on Europe

European Open Science Cloud to be officially launched in Vienna ...

InHPC-DE project maximizes high-speed data connection between Germany's leading-edge supercomputers and major research institutions ...

GCS grants hundreds of millions of computing core hours to leading-edge national science projects ...

PRACE Summer of HPC 2018 Award Ceremony hosted at Jülich Supercomputing Centre ...

Middleware

Bright Computing and Huawei partner to accelerate HPC with ARM and AI ...

Revolutionary demonstrations at Boston booth to take place at SC18 ...

OpenMP 5.0 is a major leap forward ...

Bright Computing announces provisioning and management of compute for the intelligent edge in Bright Cluster Manager 8.2 ...

Bright Computing releases version 8.2 of Bright Cluster Manager, Bright OpenStack, and Bright Cluster Manager for Data Science ...

Hardware

DDN to reveal the world's fastest storage and other new innovations at SC18 ...

Caringo Swarm Object Storage deployed in JASMIN super-data-cluster environment ...

CEA acquires BullSequana supercomputer from Atos equipped with Marvell ThunderX2 Arm-based processors ...

CoolIT Systems drives further adoption of Direct Liquid Cooling to enable demanding HPC and AI ...

Supermicro boosts entry UP server line enabling a rich set of new workloads on cost-optimized, entry-class systems ...

Storbyte introduces 32TB ECO•FLASH drive at SC18 ...

Record-breaking SCinet high-capacity network goes live for SC18 in Dallas ...

Keynote highlights NVMe's role in unlocking the secrets of genomes, earthquakes, and human intelligence ...

Applications

Los Alamos pursues efficient computing with Cray, Marvell and Arm ...

Los Alamos National Laboratory launches Efficient Mission Centric Computing Consortium ...

Peak performance: new stellarator experiments show promising results ...

'SC18' inspires next generation to change the world through supercomputing ...

Reusable software for high performance computing ...

A burst of 'synchronous' light ...

TOP500

China extends supercomputer share on TOP500 List, US dominates in total performance ...

The Cloud

AWS introduces new Amazon EC2 instances featuring AMD EPYC processors ...

Atos extends partnership with VMware to strengthen leadership in IoT operations ...

EuroFlash

GW4, the Met Office and Cray power up the largest Arm-based supercomputer in Europe ...

Features

2018-11-07 Frankfurt During the ISC'18 Conference in Frankfurt, Germany,Primeur Magazinewas able to talk with Rick Koopman from Lenovo.Primeur Magazineobserved in the TOP500 list that there are a lot of Lenovo systems located in the Netherlands but it is difficult to know exactly where they are. Since Rick Koopman is from the Netherlands,Primeur Magazineasked him where those Lenovo systems are hosted. Read further...

Focus

2018-11-14 Dallas

Primeur Live from SC 2018

Special Primeur Live has made an overview of the most exciting and innovating announcements from SC18 in Dallas, Texas. Read further...

2018-11-06 San Jose

Bright Computing announces plan to deliver exascale cluster management in 2020

Exascale supercomputingBright Computing, a provider of platform-independent cluster management software, has launched its plans for delivering exascale cluster management software in the first half of 2020. Read further...

2018-11-12 Berkeley, Frankfurt, Knoxville

China extends supercomputer share on TOP500 List, US dominates in total performance

TOP500The 52nd edition of the TOP500 list saw five US Department of Energy (DOE) supercomputers in the top 10 positions, with the first two captured by Summit at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and Sierra at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). Read further...

2018-11-11 Seattle

GW4, the Met Office and Cray power up the largest Arm-based supercomputer in Europe

EuroFlashGW4, the Met Office and Cray Inc. announced that the Arm-based supercomputer in Europe, named "Isambard", is now live in the United Kingdom. It is the largest Arm-based system in the world outside of the U.S. and one of the first systems of its kind to be used for scientific research as well as to explore future computer architectures in the exascale era. Isambard is a Cray XC50 system with Marvell ThunderX2 processors based on the 64-bit ARMv8-A architecture and was designed by the GW4 Alliance in partnership with Cray and the Met Office. Read further...

Video news

2018-10-01 Thomas Lippert to propose modular way of thinking to optimize supercomputing technology and HPC policy

At the ISC'18 Conference in Frankfurt, Germany,Primeur Magazinehad the opportunity to talk with Thomas Lippert, who has recently become Chair of PRACE. Apart from that, he is also Director of the Jülich Supercomputing Centre where the first module of a new HPC system has been installed.

2018-09-18 The EuroHPC roadmap to exascale by 2022 in Europe

2018-09-03 Automation helps CERN manage Big Data with easy-to-install SAFE data centre modules

At the ISC'18 Exhibition in Frankfurt, Germany,Primeur Magazinemet Jurgen Caeyman, CEO at Automation, a company that has worked for a part on the solution for the problem that was mentioned by CERN's Maria Girone during the keynote on the first day of the ISC'18 Conference.

2018-08-28 Japan-based XTREME-D to expand unique HPC Cloud solution to Europe and United States

2018-08-13 DEEP-EST project exploring nuts and bolts of mildly disruptive modular supercomputing architecture

At the ISC'18 Exhibition, Primeur Magazine met Norbert Eicker at the Mont-Blanc booth. Norbert Eicker participates in the DEEP-EST project which is one of the Horizon2020 projects that develops technology for supercomputing.

2018-07-21 Keynote presentation Maria Girone at ISC 2018 in Frankfurt

Maria Girona explains CERN, computing and CERN and the current HPC challenges and plans.

News flashes

News flashes 2018-11-14

UberCloud now available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace

ApplicationsTheUberCloud Inc. has made available UberCloud consulting services in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, an online store providing applications and services for use on Microsoft Azure. UberCloud customers can now take advantage of the scalability, high availability, and security of Azure, with streamlined deployment and management. Read further...

Background

e-IRG Knowledge Base

The e-IRG Knowledge Base contains all relevant information on available e-Infrastructures, supercomputing, storage and networking resources and grids for science and research, as well as policies, funding organisations and projects in Europe. The Knowledge Base is a resource made available to the e-IRG and to the general public, for referencing and policy decision purposes. The information is presented in a readily accessible form. Read further...

Primeur weekly 2018-11-12

Special

Primeur Live from SC 2018 ...

Focus

Lenovo turns HPC customers into creative partners in collaborative design process ...

Exascale supercomputing

Bright Computing announces plan to deliver exascale cluster management in 2020 ...

Quantum computing

Atos, Bayer and RWTH Aachen University use Atos Quantum Learning Machine to study human disease patterns ...

Blueprint for pan-European quantum internet ...

Focus on Europe

European Open Science Cloud to be officially launched in Vienna ...

InHPC-DE project maximizes high-speed data connection between Germany's leading-edge supercomputers and major research institutions ...

GCS grants hundreds of millions of computing core hours to leading-edge national science projects ...

PRACE Summer of HPC 2018 Award Ceremony hosted at Jülich Supercomputing Centre ...

Middleware

Bright Computing and Huawei partner to accelerate HPC with ARM and AI ...

Revolutionary demonstrations at Boston booth to take place at SC18 ...

OpenMP 5.0 is a major leap forward ...

Bright Computing announces provisioning and management of compute for the intelligent edge in Bright Cluster Manager 8.2 ...

Bright Computing releases version 8.2 of Bright Cluster Manager, Bright OpenStack, and Bright Cluster Manager for Data Science ...

Hardware

DDN to reveal the world's fastest storage and other new innovations at SC18 ...

Caringo Swarm Object Storage deployed in JASMIN super-data-cluster environment ...

CEA acquires BullSequana supercomputer from Atos equipped with Marvell ThunderX2 Arm-based processors ...

CoolIT Systems drives further adoption of Direct Liquid Cooling to enable demanding HPC and AI ...

Supermicro boosts entry UP server line enabling a rich set of new workloads on cost-optimized, entry-class systems ...

Storbyte introduces 32TB ECO•FLASH drive at SC18 ...

Record-breaking SCinet high-capacity network goes live for SC18 in Dallas ...

Keynote highlights NVMe's role in unlocking the secrets of genomes, earthquakes, and human intelligence ...

Applications

Los Alamos pursues efficient computing with Cray, Marvell and Arm ...

Los Alamos National Laboratory launches Efficient Mission Centric Computing Consortium ...

Peak performance: new stellarator experiments show promising results ...

'SC18' inspires next generation to change the world through supercomputing ...

Reusable software for high performance computing ...

A burst of 'synchronous' light ...

TOP500

China extends supercomputer share on TOP500 List, US dominates in total performance ...

The Cloud

AWS introduces new Amazon EC2 instances featuring AMD EPYC processors ...

Atos extends partnership with VMware to strengthen leadership in IoT operations ...

EuroFlash

GW4, the Met Office and Cray power up the largest Arm-based supercomputer in Europe ...