Primeur magazine

Edition: live - Issue: 2020-06-24

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ISC 2020 Digital organized a virtual session on COVID-19. One of the speakers was Peter Coveney who talked about the transformation of medicine and the handling of the COVID-19 threat thanks to supercomputing. Peter Coveney runs the Centre of Excellence called Computational Biomedicine which is funded by the European Union Horizon 2020 programme. This Centre of Excellence conducts computational biomedical research across a very wide range of areas of biomedicine, including the molecular level but also others. Read further...

TOP500

Betzy, the newest and most powerful supercomputer in Norway, is ranked at 56 on the TOP500 list, a global ranking of supercomputers in the world. The new supercomputer, a BullSequana XH2000, provided by Atos, will give Norwegian researchers more than 5 times more compute capacity than previously, with a theoretical peak performance of 6,2 petaFLOPs. Read further...
The flagship of CSC's next generation computing environment, Mahti, rose to position 48 in the biannual supercomputer TOP500 list with the maximum performance of 5,39 Petaflops. This is Mahti's first appearance on the TOP500 list. The June 2020 TOP500 list was announced on June 22nd, 2020. Read further...