Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2015-12-06

Industry news

A super-efficient supercomputer and sensors that run on radio waves are just some of the latest energy-friendly technologies coming out of Japan says the Nikkei Asian Review. The government-backed Riken research center in Wako, Saitama Prefecture, is home to Shoubu, the world's most energy-efficient supercomputer according to the Green TOP500. Read further...

Focus on Europe

The fragmentation of the European HPC resources was identifiesd as a key issue at the Taking on Exascale Challenges Session at SC15, Jointly organised by European Exascale Projects and ETP4HPC. However, efforts should continue to leverage Europe's skills and form structures to facilitate international collaboration. The European Union is lacking large hardware companies, which makes it difficult to carry out hardware co-design. But there are a lot of companies doing hardware in Europe and it is possible to have people working on the hardware in Europe. Read further...