2016-06-27 Sunway TaihuLight crunches its data near light-sparkling Lake TaihuIn the first session of Distinguished Speakers, chaired by Erich Strohmaier, at ISC 2016 in Frankfurt, Germany, Haohuan Fu from the National Supercomputer Center at Wuxi in China, introduced the new nr. 1 machine in the TOP500 list: the Sunway TaihuLight. Haohuan Fu started by explaining the name of the new system. It is named after Lake Taihu. Lake Taihu is a lake with intense light in the eastern part of China, very close to the city of Shanghai.
2016-06-27 Interview Paul Messina - Integration and co-design key to reach capable exascale computing in the USthe first session of Distinguished Speakers, chaired by Erich Strohmaier, at ISC 2016 in Frankfurt, Germany, Paul Messina from Argonne National Laboratory talked about the U.S. governmental approach to reach capable exascale computing. There are some major technical challenges for exascale, including energy efficiency, interconnect technology, memory technology, scalable system software, programming systems, data management, and exascale algorithms, amongst others.
2016-04-11 Interview with Antonio Zoccoli about the IPCEI projectAntonio Zoccoli explains the IPCEI project on high performance computing and Big Data enabled applications to serve as a pilot for the European Data Infrastructure. Interview at EGI 2016 conference in Amsterdam.
2016-03-07 Azerbaijan e-infrastructure is developing fast thanks to project partnership with European CommunityDuring the e-IRG Open Workshop, held in November 2015 in Belval/Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg, Primeur Magazine had the opportunity to talk with Rasim Alguliyev, Ramiz Aliguliyev, and Vugar Musayev from the Institute of Information Technology, which is part of the National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) in Azerbaijan.
2016-02-19 Interview Anwar Osseyran: e-Infrastructures; new supercomputer centre building, precision medicineInterview with Anwar Osseyran, director of SURFsara & professor at the University of Amsterdam.
2016-02-08 Whole genome sequencing using HPC clusters in project MinE to find a cure for ALSDuring the SURFsara Super D Event, recently held at Felix Meritis in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Primeur Magazine had the opportunity to talk with Jan Veldink, a neurologist and professor in neurogenetics from the University Medical Center (UMC) in Utrecht about Lou Gherig's disease, aslo known as ALS. Jan Veldink is coordinating the project MinE, which is a large genome sequencing project for ALS.
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