Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2016-02-21

Hardware

Google Cloud Platform has lots of ways to store, access and archive your data, including Google Cloud Storage, DataStore and BigQuery. In some cases, there's a need to be able to access a POSIX compatible shared file system across a fleet of your cloud instances. To support these use cases with a robust scale out and scale up solution, Google Cloud Platform and Red Hat announced the availability of Red Hat Gluster Storage on Google Compute Engine. Read further...
EMiT 2016 is being hosted by the Mont-Blanc project and held at the Barcelona Supercomputing Centre in Barcelona, Spain on Thursday 2 and Friday 3 June 2016. Registration at just 100 euro (75 euro for students) is now open. Read further...

Applications

DOE Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) within the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Office sponsors a new programme High Performance Computing for Manufacturing HPC4Mfg. Ten projects have been awarded each USD 300.000. Another call with an amount of USD 3 million for a next round of 10 projects has been announced. Read further...
Argonne training programme on extreme-scale computing will be held July 31st - August 12 in St Charles, US. The Argonne Training Programme on Extreme-Scale Computing (ATPESC) provides an intensive, two-week training on the key skills, approaches, and tools to design, implement, and execute computational science and engineering applications on current high-end computing systems and the leadership-class computing systems of the future. Read further...

Focus on Europe

Augusto Burgueño from the European Commission (EC) aks on the EC blog for contributions for the 2018-2020 period of Horizion 2020 in e-Infrastructures. What are the key challenges ahead? How to answer the increasing scientific data needs? How can industrial actors fully benefit from the services provided by European e-infrastructures? The deadline for this consultation is 30 April 2016. Read further...