Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2019-03-13

Focus on Europe

The slides of the presentations at the EuroHPC Info day in Brussels on March 11 are available online. The set contains presentations from the EuroHPC JU about the upcoming calls and plans for 2019 and 2020. Three candidates for hosting entities for pre-eaxascale systems gave an update on their plans. Several European projects presented HPC technologies under development. Several HPC vendors told what they offered. Read further...
UK finance minister Philip Hammond announced in the parliament that the UK will invest GPB 79 million (about 92 million euro) in ARCHER2, a new supercomputer to be hosted at Edinburgh University. The machine will have a performance on 10 Petfalop/s, Hammond said. He even told the parliament: "And I am told Mr Speaker that with the right algorithms it might even be able to come up with a solution to the backstop." But that might be a joke. Read further...