Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2017-08-03

Hardware

The last submission possibilities from SC17 in Denver will close on August 7. This includes deadlines for BoFs, Exhibitor Forum, HPC Impact Showcase and some more. Read further...

Focus on Europe

The new Gauss Centre (GCS) brochure "Computing for a Better Tomorrow" sums up what GCS is all about. They emphasize on GCS's ultimate mission, namely: To provide cutting-edge high performance computing (HPC) technologies to aid in science and research in Germany and Europe. Read further...
The European Commission has opened a consultation on the High Performance Computing Initiative in Europe. Closing date for the public consultation is September 5. The European Commission wants to gather stakeholders’ opinions on the key areas of the future EU-wide initiative on HPC that will support the development of the next generation of computing and data infrastructure in Europe. Topics include: Main challenges to the current state of HPC in Europe; Added-value of EU coordinated action; Main objectives of the EuroHPC initiative; and Set-up of the EuroHPC initiative (time-frame, participants and their role, responsibilities). The results of the consultation will help define EuroHPC, the new EU legal and financial instrument that will implement the European HPC initiative. Read further...