Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2016-11-08

Hardware

Thanks to the opening of the new SURFsara data centre the scientific research in the Netherlands can keep its competitive position worldwide. The data centre has a large potential for growth in computing power and data storage capacity. The new data centre has been officially launched on November 8 in the Amsterdam Data Tower. With a future data storage capacity of an exabyte - 1 million terabyte - the Netherlands can enter the exa-scale league, the Champions League for scientific research. Read further...

Focus on Europe

The European Commission has launched a public stakeholder consultation which will feed into the interim evaluation of Horizon 2020, the EU's 77 billion euro research and innovation funding scheme running from 2014 to 2020. This interim evaluation will help improve the functioning of Horizon 2020, and will also be an important element in preparations of a next EU research and innovation programme. The consultation will remain open until 15 January 2017. Read further...
The Heterogeneous Architectures group within the Computer Science department of Barcelona Supercomputing Center is offering a full-time postdoctoral position. The successful candidate will become part of a dynamic research group - currently thirteen PhD students and three senior researchers - with strong connections to industry (ARM, NVIDIA, Bull, Samsung). The group is at the forefront of research in energy-efficient systems architecture, memory systems for HPC and programming model/runtime support for novel architectures. Closing date for application is November 20, 2016. Read further...