Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2018-07-13

Exascale

The 2018 MaX Hackathon starts next week in Barcelona. It will offer an informal brain-storming environment and practical coding sessions on the MaX flagship codes (Quantum ESPRESSO, Siesta, Fleur, Yambo, AiiDA). Read further...
The US Exascale project published "Influencing the Evolution of the MPI Standard for Optimal Exascale Scientific Applications" with Pavan Balaji and Ken Raffenetti of Argonne National Laboratory. They discuss the efforts to help MPI, the de facto programming model for parallel computing, run as efficiently as possible on exascale systems. In their opnion. MPI itself as well as the Exascale MPI project still have a long way to go. Read further...
Every second year, ECMWF hosts a workshop on the use of high performance computing in meteorology. High performance computer architectures are becoming ever more complex which presents significant challenges for the ongoing development of operational meteorological applications. The 18th workshop on high performance computing in meteorology will take place at ECMWF, Reading, UK, 24-28 September 2018. Read further...