Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2020-03-04

Hardware

Coreteks produced an interesting video with old and new footage of the history of Japanese game computing from 1978 until the latest Fugaka supercomputer development with the new Fujitsu AMD chip. It features some footage of Satoshi Matsuoka in the seventies. Read further...
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) today announced the selection of AMD as the compute node supplier for the El Capitan supercomputer with projected 2 Exaflop/s. When it is fully deployed in 2023, it will be one of the fastest systems, perhaps even the fastest system in the world. Read further...

Focus on Europe

Although there does not seem to be any direct reason, the European Technology Platform for HPC, ETP4HPC, has cancelled, as a precaution against the Covid-19 epidemic, the meeting that was to be held in Frankfurt. This location is not one of the Covid-19 hot spot areas. Read further...