Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2016-06-17

Exascale

The workshop Big Data and Extreme-scale Computing (BDEC) is on its way in Frankfurt. BDEC brings together experts from the U.S., Japan and Europe on exascale developments. Although it is a closed workshop, the slides and white papers are publicaly available. In yesterday's keynote Alex Szalay, JHU, discussed Numerical Laboratories on Exascale. His conclusion: "On Exascale everything is a Big Data problem". Read further...

Focus on Europe

The projects EGI-Engage and PRACE-4IP have signed an agreement to continue their joint efforts on coordinating the adoption of digital capabilities that accelerate research and innovation and lead to a more solid European e-infrastructure, especially in HPC. Read further...
Next week is the 5th Student Cluster Competition at ISC in Frankfurt (am Main). Co-organiser Dan Old urges students to drink their beer not at their local campus but at ISC. Read his plea in the Register. Read further...