Fifth Irish Supercomputer List released
21 Dec 2015 Dublin - The December 2015 list of Irish Supercomputers was released. The list contains all HPC and supercomputing systems in Ireland. Currently there are 28 entries in the list. The combined number of CPU cores on the current list is over 75.000. The list also shows that Ireland is following a global trend of harnessing coprocessor technologies for HPC with over one fifth of the machines on the list making use of accelerators including GPU and Xeon Phi, with a combined total of over 106.000 cores. The total performance of all machines is 678 Tflops/s. The new list has three new entries from Trinity College Dublin (#9 and 10) and one from University College Dublin (#11).