Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2015-07-01

Blog

ING Bank in The Netherlands looks for an OPS Engineer High Performance Computing. Rowk area will be Pricing & Risk (OIB Financiel markets).The OPS Engineer in the HPC team will be responsible for the availability, stability and performance of a complex internally developed pricing risk platform called RaceING. Read further...
Chris Gottbrath TotalView and MemoryScape at Rogue Wave Software did write an impression of the TeraTec conference last week in Paris at the compant blog. HPC is an industry with increasing financial constraints and where tradition reigns, says Gottbrath. Read further...
Abstracts and speakers bios are now available for the Workshop "Is Europe Ready For Exascale? A Summary of Four Years of European Exascale Research" at ISC 2015 in Frankfurt Read further...
Fabrizio Gagliardi, chair of the ACM Europe Council says "We want to make the European computer science community more aware of the possibilities that European research funds offer" in an interview with Bennie Mols in ACM News. Gagliardi is talking about e-Infrastructures: "With a total budget of €80 billion (about $89 billion), the program has about €700 million (about $780 million) available for the deployment of e-infrastructure, including high-capacity communication networks and distributed computing infrastructures such as grids and clouds, data infrastructures, high-performance computing infrastructures, and the like." Gagliardi regularly meets with Augusto Burgueño, head of the e-Infrastructure unit at the European Commission Directorate General for Communication Networks, Content, and Technology in Brussels, Belgium. Read further...

Industry news

Last week the Helix Nebula Initiative and the PICSE project organised a workshop "Towards a European Open Science Cloud". The slides and video recordings are now available. iSGTW also did run a written report in their latest issue. Read further...