Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2018-07-21

Industry news

On our videochannel we published a video of Maria Girone's keynote presentation about computing at CERN during the first day of ISC2018 last month in Frankfurt. In our Primeur Live! from the event you could already read a written report about the presentation. Read further...

Focus on Europe

The German organisation of HPC centres published the July/August 2018 issue of its Newsletter. It contains news about the German entries in the latest TOP500, the start of the JUWELS supercomputer in Juelich, the Symposium about Next-Gen HPC at LRZ and more. The Newsletter is written in German. Read further...
European Commisioner Andrus Ansip published a blog post about the Human Brain project: "Mapping the brain: computer science teams up with neuroscience in frontier EU research". Ansip notes that the entire human brain contains 86 billion neurons, each with up to 10,000 connections. There is no way that this degree of complexity can be analysed without supercomputers. The huge amount of data generated at the level of molecule cells and brain circuits requires the most sophisticated data analytics tools, he says. Read further...