Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2019-01-08

Industry news

The TOP500 team has announced it will stop being a news site and fold back to its core activities: providing the TOP500 and other benchmark lists. This is a good move as the TOP500 news site seemed to undermine the creditability of the TOP500 list. At Primeur Magazine we are happy we can now refer to the TOP500 without the uncomfortable feeling we are helping a competing news magazine. We wish Michael Feldman all the best in his new job. Read further...

Focus on Europe

European supercomputing organisation PRACE has published a position paper on "PRACE in the EuroHPC Era". The paper outlines the importance and opportunities for building a strong partnership between EuroHPC and PRACE, including key partners from the European ICT landscape. It states that a great challenge we all face in Europe is the federated provision of resources soon to be provided by EuroHPC's pre-exascale and petascale systems as well as by exascale systems in the future, along with the cycles from national Tier-0/1 systems. This requires the development of an appropriate business model that ensures appropriate coordination between EuroHPC hosting members and PRACE Tier-0 and Tier-1 hosting partners, as well as fair and balanced accounting standards. Read further...