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Hardware

Panasas gives customers a treat with scalable ActivStor11 ...

Applications

University of Hamburg to simulate large data applications with Distributed Simulation and Virtual Reality environment ...

German automotive industry heavily relies on HLRS simulation expertise ...

TOP500

The Lomonosov Supercomputer Has Attained a New Level of Performance ...

Company news

Adaptive Computing announces 10x scalability for high throughput computing and next-generation HPC systems ...

University of Birmingham uses Adaptive Computing technology to reduce HPC costs ...

Adaptive Computing HPC Technology advances research capabilities for Europe's leading cancer research centre ...

Penguin Computing's public HPC Cloud is now powered by Adaptive Computin's Moab Cluster Suite ...

Numascale announces support for Supermicro 1042G-LTF and IBM System x3755 M3 with multi socket 8/12 core AMD Opteron 6000 Series ...

Mellanox expands availability of InfiniBand and Ethernet solutions with NEC LX Series Supercomputer through NEC HPC Europe ...

Mellanox and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory demonstrate leading performance and scalability for HPC applications ...

Mellanox announces complete end-to-end FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand interconnect solutions for uncompromised clustering performance and scalability ...

SGI to deliver breakthrough exascale computing solution ...

Platform's collaboration with CERN recognized as 2011 Computerworld Honors Laureate ...

Bright Computing, NVIDIA and NextIO to drive panel discussion on use of GPUs in HPC at International Supercomputing Conference in Germany ...

GE Global Research gets a Cray supercomputer ...

Adaptive Computing HPC Technology advances research capabilities for Europe's leading cancer research centre

21 Jun 2011 Hamburg - The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) has chosen Moab Adaptive HPC Suite to manage the organisation's new high performance computing facility. With Adaptive Computing's flexible technology, the ICR can now process and work flow-manage large data sets of its researchers' genetic and molecular discoveries, and employ key reporting features to inform its diverse group of stakeholders and advise on the future expansion of its high performance computing capability.

"Through the recent creation of our Scientific Computing Unit, the ICR determined that our current workload solution would not be sufficient to process the vast amounts of expected data from all of our multi-disciplinary researchers", stated Jon Lockley, Head of Scientific Computing at The Institute of Cancer Research. "We required a tailor-made solution that would offer greater integration between the generation, transfer and management of very large data-sets and the use of high performance computing systems, and offer opportunities to expand in the future."

The ICR, together with The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, forms the largest comprehensive cancer centre in Europe, and one of the leading centres in the world. The ICR Scientific Strategy aims to develop key research programmes through three interlinked themes: genetics and epidemiology, therapeutic development and molecular pathology.

"With the flexibility of Moab Adaptive HPC Suite, the ICR's multiple stakeholders can contribute vital research data to a central service, and also demonstrate the value of the system back to that community", stated Michael Jackson, president of Adaptive Computing. "Adaptive Computing is proud to serve as the work flow optimizer and data manager behind the ICR's life-changing research."

The ICR is Europe's leading cancer research centre. The ICR has been ranked the UK's top academic research centre, based on the results of the Higher Education Funding Council's Research Assessment Exercise. The ICR works closely with partner The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust to ensure patients immediately benefit from new research. Together the two organisations form the largest comprehensive cancer centre in Europe. The ICR has charitable status and relies on voluntary income, spending 90 pence in every pound of total income directly on research.

As a college of the University of London, the ICR also provides postgraduate higher education of international distinction. Over its 100-year history, the ICR’s achievements include identifying the potential link between smoking and lung cancer which was subsequently confirmed, discovering that DNA damage is the basic cause of cancer and isolating more cancer-related genes than any other organisation in the world. The ICR is home to the world’s leading academic cancer drug development team. Several important anti-cancer drugs used worldwide were synthesised at the ICR and it has discovered an average of two preclinical candidates each year over the past five years.

Source: Adaptive Computing

Back to Table of contents

Primeur live 2011-06-22

Hardware

Panasas gives customers a treat with scalable ActivStor11 ...

Applications

University of Hamburg to simulate large data applications with Distributed Simulation and Virtual Reality environment ...

German automotive industry heavily relies on HLRS simulation expertise ...

TOP500

The Lomonosov Supercomputer Has Attained a New Level of Performance ...

Company news

Adaptive Computing announces 10x scalability for high throughput computing and next-generation HPC systems ...

University of Birmingham uses Adaptive Computing technology to reduce HPC costs ...

Adaptive Computing HPC Technology advances research capabilities for Europe's leading cancer research centre ...

Penguin Computing's public HPC Cloud is now powered by Adaptive Computin's Moab Cluster Suite ...

Numascale announces support for Supermicro 1042G-LTF and IBM System x3755 M3 with multi socket 8/12 core AMD Opteron 6000 Series ...

Mellanox expands availability of InfiniBand and Ethernet solutions with NEC LX Series Supercomputer through NEC HPC Europe ...

Mellanox and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory demonstrate leading performance and scalability for HPC applications ...

Mellanox announces complete end-to-end FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand interconnect solutions for uncompromised clustering performance and scalability ...

SGI to deliver breakthrough exascale computing solution ...

Platform's collaboration with CERN recognized as 2011 Computerworld Honors Laureate ...

Bright Computing, NVIDIA and NextIO to drive panel discussion on use of GPUs in HPC at International Supercomputing Conference in Germany ...

GE Global Research gets a Cray supercomputer ...