Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2015-11-25

Applications

A remarkably detailed animation of the movement of the densest and coldest water in the world around Antarctica has been produced using data generated on Australia's most powerful supercomputer, Raijin. Read further...

Industry news

Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI) selected Bright Cluster Manager software as a new resource for its Network Dynamics and Simulation Science Laboratory (NDSSL), which focuses on building and analyzing virtual cities. VBI will use Bright Cluster Manager for Big Data in a new Big Data cluster to test new technology to speed up and improve simulations. Testing results will guide VBI's decisions on larger systems needed for more advanced models focusing on social unrest and infectious disease transmission. Read further...

Focus on Europe

The Fall edition of the e-IRG newsletter is now available for download. Highlights include summaries of the e-IRG Delegates Meeting and e-IRG Workshop in Riga; an overview of the European Commission's Work Programme 2016-2017; summaries of the WIRE 2015 session, the PLAN-E Workshop, and the 6th RDA Plenary Meeting; interviews with Sergio Andreozzi about the Open Science Commons, with Augusto Burgueño Arjona about the European supercomputer programme; with Wolfram Horstmann about the big relevance of the long tail of research, and with the representatives of the Mont-Blanc and DEEP-ER exascale projects; presentations of the IDC assessment of the European HPC strategy and the new HPC initiatives in Europe's Horizon 2020; the announcement of the upcoming e-IRG Workshop in Luxembourg; and many more. Read further...