Primeur weekly 2014-10-27

Focus

CloudFlow to leverage HPC and Cloud-based simulation services to manufacturing and engineering SMEs

Special

European research prominently addressed in ISC Big Data'14 Conference

Desktop Grids

Crowd computing Project seeks better understanding of DNA and improved quality of life

World Community Grid to launch 'Uncovering Genome Mysteries' Project

Crowd computing power to solve microbe mysteries

The Cloud

NIST's Cloud Computing Roadmap details research requirements and action plans

IBM and Microsoft to offer greater choice in the hybrid Cloud

IBM expands global Cloud footprint with first SoftLayer Cloud centre in France

German Public Transportation Co. adopts IBM Software Defined Storage to tackle Big Data

EuroFlash

SysFera and Kitware integrate HPC products for improved scientific data analysis

ADVA Optical Networking and BT show real value of transport SDN at SDN and OpenFlow World Congress

Major oil and gas software providers integrate with Altair PBS Professional

New computational method allows the identification of genetic alterations in cancer patients within hours

DANTE and TERENA join forces to become the GÉANT Association

ISC High Performance'15 team to issue Call for Workshops

Mellanox InfiniBand powers top European high performance computing centres

'CT scan' of distant universe reveals cosmic web in 3D

Brain simulation raises questions

PRACE in search of two Peer-review Officers

USFlash

ESnet extends 100G connectivity across Atlantic

Mellanox Ethernet solutions selected for new HP 64-bit ARM data centre platform

Take a tour of high performance computing with "Optimizing HPC Applications with Intel Cluster Tools"

SGI supercomputer places DownUnder GeoSolutions at the forefront of oil and gas exploration

Supercomputers link proteins to drug side effects

HP supercomputer at NREL garners top honour

UTA engineer uses advanced sensing, crowdsourcing to predict urban water flow, city needs

GLOBALFOUNDRIES to acquire IBM's Microelectronics business

Mellanox Technologies announces third quarter 2014 financial results

Primeur Breaking news

Primeur feature articles

2014-09-29 Heidelberg

CloudFlow to leverage HPC and Cloud-based simulation services to manufacturing and engineering SMEs

At ISC Cloud'14 in Heidelberg, Primeur Magazinehad the opportunity to interview Prof. Dr.-Ing. André Stork, from the Technical University Darmstadt and also active at the Fraunhofer Institut für Graphische Datenverarbeitung (IGD) as Head of the Competence Center for Interactive Engineering Technologies (IET), on the CloudFlow project of which he is the coordinator. Read further...

2014-10-02 Heidelberg

European research prominently addressed in ISC Big Data'14 Conference

At ISC Big Data'14 in Heidelberg,Primeur Magazinehad the opportunity to interview Sverre Jarp, Chair of the ISC Big Data'14 Conference, on the highlights of this year's conference. Read further...

2014-10-10 Amsterdam, Cambridge

DANTE and TERENA join forces to become the GÉANT Association

In response to the community of Europe's national research and education networking organisations' (NRENs') wishes, the GÉANT Association has been formed by re-organising TERENA and DANTE under a unified governance structure. The membership of TERENA and the shareholders of DANTE voted to proceed during meetings held in Berlin on 7 October. This restructuring marks a new phase in almost thirty years of collaborative research and education networking in Europe. Read further...

2014-10-22 Sydney

Crowd computing power to solve microbe mysteries

University of New South Wales (UNSW) scientists hope to unlock the secrets of millions of marine microbes from waters as far apart as Sydney's Botany Bay and the Amazon River in Brazil, with the help of an international team of volunteers sharing their spare computer capacity to create a research crowd computer. Read further...

Primeur Video news

2014-10-20 Supercomputing Centre in Stuttgart to focus on Cloudification - Interview Michael Resch

Interview with Prof. Dr. Michael Resch, Director of the High Performance Computing Center, HLRS, in Stuttgart, who shared some of his experiences with Cloud and Supercomputing at HLRS. At ISC Cloud '14 in Heidelberg. See the complete text in the Primeur article http://primeurmagazine.com/weekly/AE-PR-11-14-86.html

2014-10-20 Cash flow calculations using HPC Monte Carlo simulations

At ISC Big Data'14 in Heidelberg,Primeur Magazinehad the opportunity to interview Kurt Stockinger from Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) on the analysis of huge amounts of financial data on a massive scale. Read the complete text of the interview in the Primeur article http://primeurmagazine.com/weekly/AE-PR-11-14-87.html

2014-10-09 Presentation about the Fortissimo HPC Cloud project by Guy Lonsdale at ISC Cloud

Presentation: Supporting Engineering & Manufacturing SMEs through the Fortissimo HPC Cloud. Guy Lonsdale, scapos, at ISC Cloud 14 in Heidelberg

2014-10-09 Vendor Panel at ISC Cloud 14 in Heidelberg

Vendor panel at ISC Cloud 14 conference in Heidelberg. Chaired by Michael Feldman

2014-10-09 Presentation Building a Network Observatory Simon Thompson, British Telecom at ISC Big Data

Presentation Building a Network Observatory – Exploiting Big Data at British Telecom by Simon Thompson, British Telecom at ISC Big Data 14 in Heidelberg

2014-10-09 Presentation Big Data Analytics of Financial Data on a Massive Scale Kurt Stockinger

Big Data Analytics of Financial Data on a Massive Scale Kurt Stockinger, Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) at ISC Big Data '14

Primeur 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 2014-10-27

Focus

CloudFlow to leverage HPC and Cloud-based simulation services to manufacturing and engineering SMEs

Special

European research prominently addressed in ISC Big Data'14 Conference

Desktop Grids

Crowd computing Project seeks better understanding of DNA and improved quality of life

World Community Grid to launch 'Uncovering Genome Mysteries' Project

Crowd computing power to solve microbe mysteries

The Cloud

NIST's Cloud Computing Roadmap details research requirements and action plans

IBM and Microsoft to offer greater choice in the hybrid Cloud

IBM expands global Cloud footprint with first SoftLayer Cloud centre in France

German Public Transportation Co. adopts IBM Software Defined Storage to tackle Big Data

EuroFlash

SysFera and Kitware integrate HPC products for improved scientific data analysis

ADVA Optical Networking and BT show real value of transport SDN at SDN and OpenFlow World Congress

Major oil and gas software providers integrate with Altair PBS Professional

New computational method allows the identification of genetic alterations in cancer patients within hours

DANTE and TERENA join forces to become the GÉANT Association

ISC High Performance'15 team to issue Call for Workshops

Mellanox InfiniBand powers top European high performance computing centres

'CT scan' of distant universe reveals cosmic web in 3D

Brain simulation raises questions

PRACE in search of two Peer-review Officers

USFlash

ESnet extends 100G connectivity across Atlantic

Mellanox Ethernet solutions selected for new HP 64-bit ARM data centre platform

Take a tour of high performance computing with "Optimizing HPC Applications with Intel Cluster Tools"

SGI supercomputer places DownUnder GeoSolutions at the forefront of oil and gas exploration

Supercomputers link proteins to drug side effects

HP supercomputer at NREL garners top honour

UTA engineer uses advanced sensing, crowdsourcing to predict urban water flow, city needs

GLOBALFOUNDRIES to acquire IBM's Microelectronics business

Mellanox Technologies announces third quarter 2014 financial results