Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2016-06-30

Exascale

Getting ready to program for exascale systems. INTERTWinE has published a guide for helping with programming for exascale including Partitioned Global Address Space (PGAS) into your MPI programmes: "Best Practice Guide for Writing GASPI-MPI Interoperable Programs". Read further...

Focus on Europe

In its meeting of June 28 the European Council, the highest body in the European Union, is calling for swift and determined progress in "coordinating EU efforts on high-performance computing. In this context the European Council looks forward to the launch of an important project of common European interest in this field". This project for HPC and Big Data, also known under its abbreviation IPCEI-HPC-BDA, was announced in Luxembourg about half a year ago. Not much is known of the project, except that the countries Luxembourg, France, Italy and Spain are involved and that it is endorsed by the European Commission in January. It seemed to be focused on HPC and Big Data applications back then. Read further...