Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2015-08-29

Hardware

"It didn’t take long for the new Trestles supercomputer to make an impact on research at the University of Arkansas." writest Chris Branam ina blog on the University of Arkansas Research Frontiers site. The supercomputer more than doubles the Arkansas High Performance Computing Center’s computational capacity and allows it to run three times the amount of jobs for campus researchers. Read further...

Applications

In Scientific Computing, the University of the Basque Country describes how its computer scientists, physicists and chemists are working together to produce simulations of the molecule in which photosynthesis occurs, using quantum mechanics as the basis. They have executed an OCTOPUS software package in the MareNostrum supercomputer after incorporating various improvements, they have carried out the biggest simulations made in this field by efficiently using thousands of processors. Read further...
In the Intel Developer Zone, Steve Lionel announced the Intel Parallel Studio XE 2016, including Intel Visual Fortran Compiler 16.0, is now available. Read further...

Industry news

The presentations of the HPC Advisory Council 2015 meeting in Brazil on August 26, are now online. Read further...