Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2015-09-23

Blog

The slides of the HPC Advisory Council meeting on September 22 at BSC in Barcelona Read further...

Industry news

Mateo Valero, a professor in the Computer Architecture Department at UPC in Barcelona, has been named the recipient of the 2015 IEEE Computer Society Seymour Cray Computer Engineering Award. Prof. Valero, Director of the Barcelona Supercomputing Center at the National Center of Supercomputing in Spain, was selected as the recipient for the award “in recognition of seminal contributions to vector, out-of-order, multithreaded, and VLIW architectures.” Read further...

Exascale

The Adept project has released the Adept Benchmark Suite. It consists of a wide range of benchmarks inspired by high-performance embedded all the way to high-performance scientific computing. The benchmarks are designed to characterise the efficiency (both in terms of performance and energy) of computer systems, from the hardware and system software stack to the compilers and programming models. Care was taken to expose and eliminate overheads so that measurements can be as accurate as possible. Read further...