Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2016-10-11

Industry news

Businesses could dramatically cut the time taken to bring new products and services to market with help from EPCC's new supercomputer. Its applications could include helping to create efficient engineering devices, solving complex genetic calculations, or optimising the design of buildings. The high performance computing (HPC) facility could also help businesses from a range of science and engineering sectors cut the cost of product and service development. Read further...
E4 Computer Engineering has made available E4 OP206, a system designed to propel deep learning, artificial intelligence, high performance data analytics and other data intensive workloads. E4's OP206 is a 2U, 2-socket system built on the latest IBM POWER8 with NVIDIA NVLink CPU. Hosting up to 8 memory risers, the OP206 is a high-density Tesla P100 GPU-accelerated platform OpenPOWER high-performance computing and data analytics. Read further...

Focus on Europe

16 major European research organisations, data and computing centres signed an agreement to sustain the EUDAT - pan European collaborative data infrastructure for the next 10 years. The organisations stand together behind a long term sustainability plan and commit to develop, maintain and deploy pan-European research data services and to promote harmonization of research data management practices across centres. Read further...
The annual SURFsara Super D Event takes place on December 15, 2016 in Amsterdam. You can sign up now to catch up on the latest insights in large-scale computing and data, and to get inspired by groundbreaking research from top scientists. This event will be of interest to researchers from academia and industry, ICT supporters, data scientists and academic policy makers. It will be relevant to fundamental scientists to social scientist and computer scientists. Read further...