Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2015-10-05

Industry news

The PythonAcademy is organising a full week training course High-Performance Computing with Python in Leipzig, June 13 - 17, 2016. The course gives an overview over some tools and libraries for fast computations in Python. It covers the most common tools and helps to get you started on HPC with Python. It is intended for programmers, scientists and engineers with basic to intermediate knowledge of Python. Read further...

Focus on Europe

At the Final Plenary of the ISC2015 conference in Lisbon. later this month, Mateo Valero from the Barcelona Supercomputing Center will be one of the speakers. Other speakers include Roberto Viola, European Commission, Katrin Amunts, Forschungszentrum Jülich. Markus Aspelmeyer, University of Vienna. Using examples drawn from quantum physics, research on the understanding of the human brain and high-performance computing, the distinguished panelists will explore how fundamental research underpins innovation and applications, and reflect on how national and European actions can best catalyse this transformation. Read further...
Could not make it to Aachen for the OpenMP Conference last week? There is a day-to-day blog with impressions from the event on the conference web site. From a quick group photo of the RWTH Aachen team that were helping put OpenMPCon and IWOMP together to the talk of Helen He from the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab that provides an overview of the use of OpenMP at NERSC in a talk that was packed with practical nuggets of information useful to OpenMP developers based on the large number of projects and codes that they work on. Read further...