Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2018-01-07

Applications

During the last quarter of 2017, three new members joined ETP4HPC, the European Technology Platform for HPC: NEC, University of Heidelberg and Iceotope. Read further...
The European Commission's Digital Single Market blog has published another HPC application blog. This time about how HPC is being used for increased agriculture production. Cybele Tech, a French company, has used HPC to enable farmers to produce more with less and know what exactly their plants need to get a better yield. They have been awarded 4 million core hours on the Curie supercomputer hosted by GENCI at CEA, France. Read further...

Industry news

IBM announced new compiler versions for OpenPower9: XL C/C++ and Fortran for Linux compilers (V13.1.6 & V15.1.6). The new highly optimizing compilers (XL C/C++ for Linux V13.1.6 & XL Fortran for Linux V15.1.6) are generally available, to support the latest POWER9-based server AC922 and NVIDIA GPU Volta. Read further...