Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2018-04-10

Hardware

The U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announced a Request for Proposals (RFP), potentially worth up to $1,8 billion (about 1,5 billion euro), for the development of at least two new exascale supercomputers to be deployed at U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Laboratories in the 2021-2023 timeframe. The amount adds to the amount already allocated and invested, such as the current "Exascale project" and the planned Aurora A21 supercomputer. Funding is not yet secured. Read further...

Industry news

Satoshi Matsuoka has been appointed director, RIKEN Center for Computational Science. He will lead the Post-K supercomputer efforts Read further...