Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2017-03-04

Applications

BioExcel's webinar series continues on March 15 with Steven Newhouse from EMBL-EBI, who will discuss Cloud versus HTC (High Throughput Computing) resources - formarly called the Grid. What is the difference and when you should use which? What type and volume of resources are available and where? Should you apply as an individual or as part of an organisation? How should you discover and access the resource? What are the cost implications of the different options and what is BioExcel doing to help users access cloud and HTC resources? Read further...
Abstracts for the Lustre Conference are now due March 10, 2017. The conference will be held May 30 - June 2 at Indiana University, USA. Read further...

Focus on Europe

A free online course will introduce you to what supercomputers are, how they are used and how we can exploit their full computational potential to make scientific breakthroughs. It is a five-week course by David Henty from EPCC in cooperation with SURFsara and PRACE. Read further...
The first major call-for-participation deadline for the inaugural PEARC Conference has been extended to March 13, 2017. PEARC17, which will take place in New Orleans, July 9-13, 2017, is open to professionals and students in advanced research computing. Technical papers and tutorials submissions must be submitted through EasyChair, which can be found on the PEARC17 Call-for-Participation page. Read further...