Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2016-03-03

Hardware

This April 6th, University College London, in partnership with OCF, will debut its new computing facility, GRACE, to the HPC community and general public. Named in honour of pioneering computer scientist Grace Hopper (having invented the first compiler for a computer programming language), the system delivers a peak performance of approximately 180 Teraflop/s and predominately supports parallel computing. Thanks to similarities to Legion software, it is now easier for researchers to use either machine according to their requirements. Read further...

Applications

The TSUBAME e-Science Journal nr. 14 has been published with research done on the TSUBAME supercomputer. It includes articles on "Two-phase Porous Flow Simulation for Natural Sandstone on GPU Supercomputer", "Distributed Computing for Machine Learning on Large-Scale Image Dataset" and "Electronic structure calculation of large nano carbon molecules using multi-GPU massively parallel cluster system". Read further...

Focus on Europe

The SESAME Net HPC centre of excellemce has recently launched an online survey to obtain critical feedback from SMEs to understand their HPC needs. Please visit the survey, and encourage any SMEs you might know to complete it. Innovate UK Network reminds the survey will be available until March 31st 2016. Read further...
The storage system group from the computer science department at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center searches for 1 junior developer willing to work on Parallel Filesystem (PFS) instrumentation and analysis using analysis and visualization tools such as Paraver. Read further...