Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2015-06-12

Blog

FCW magazine published an in-depth article "How flexible should FITARA be?" FITARA is Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act . According to FCW: "Federal CIO Tony Scott told a House panel that implementation of the federal IT reform law will provide agencies some flexibility, but that the Office of Management and Budget will have the final say on plans to give top level agency CIOs more authority over IT budgeting and hiring. ". According to Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), chairman of the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee, this one szie fits all appraoch does not help the US national laboratories that are building the fastest research supercomputers in the world and developing next-generation exascale supercomputers. Read further...
The University of Edinburgh, home to the EPCC HPC centre, offers 100 masters scholarships for the 2015/16 academic session, each worth £10,000. Open to UK and other EU students. Application closes June 30th. Read further...

Hardware

The Adept project is involved in power measurements for future Exascale processors. They developed their own measurement system that can be hooked up to processors. In this video the set-up of the measurement system is demonstrated. Read further...