Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2016-06-07

Applications

Hugo Meiland blogs on the Atos site about weather forecast simulations for Schiphol Airport. He claims that on HPC systems a two-day weather forecast is taking 90 minutes. He also compares it to a "non-HPC server" that would take 38 hours. Not really a useful comparison of course: There are not that many people who run weather simulations on a web server. Read further...

Exascale

Video with Hélène Bringer Atos Bull about the Sequana supercomputer. She reconfirms 2020 deadline for exascale supercomputer. Read further...

Focus on Europe

At the ISC 2016 conference, the European Exascale Projects organize a Birds-of-a-Feather (BoF) sesssion titled 'Programming Models for Exascale - Slow Transition or Complete Disruption?'. Read further...