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Primeur weekly 2013-02-18

The Cloud

VMware to acquire Virsto ...

Desktop Grids

BOINC based Kickstarter project in search of funding ...

EuroFlash

7th PRACE Project Access (Tier-0) Call is now open ...

WATCHOUT on tour in The Great Journey across Europe ...

Workshop 'Making Data Count' to issue Call for Participation ...

ISC introduces Big Data Conference ...

European Commission invites to participate in DG CONNECT EU Metrics Survey ...

A new super-green supercomputer at EPFL ...

Europe's fastest computer inaugurated at Jülich ...

Bull trusts Allinea DDT and Allinea MAP for major upgrade at Météo France ...

Nano-machines for 'bionic proteins' ...

USFlash

Can computers save health care? Indiana University research shows lower costs and better outcomes ...

Cray reports 2012 full year and fourth quarter financial results ...

VMware introduces VMware vSphere with Operations Management and VMware vSphere Data Protection Advanced ...

University of Wyoming professor uses supercomputer to model snowpack's effect on Alpine region agriculture ...

Asia Student Supercomputer Challenge 2013 to take off ...

NVIDIA reports financial results for annual and fourth quarter fiscal 2013 ...

Emerson and IBM Combine Software Capabilities to Optimize Data Center Efficiency and Service Management ...

EMC Isilon recognized for critical capabilities for scale-out file system storage in new Gartner report ...

Quantum cryptography put to work for electric grid security ...

University of Waterloo researchers propose breakthrough architecture for quantum computers ...

Engineers show feasibility of superfast materials ...

7th PRACE Project Access (Tier-0) Call is now open

13 Feb 2013 Brussels - The 7th PRACE Regular Call for Proposals will be open from 13 February 2013 until 26 March 2013, noon, 12:00 Brussels Time. PRACE - Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe, the European research infrastructure for High Performance Computing (HPC), makes it possible for researchers from across Europe and the world to apply for access to Tier-0 HPC systems via a peer-review process.

The 7th PRACE Project Access Call for Proposals is intended for large-scale projects of excellent scientific merit and for which a significant European added value and major impact at international level is anticipated.

The response of applicants to reviews will follow in the period 31 May - 7 June 2013. The anticipated allocation decisions will be made in the second week of July 2013. The allocation start date of awarded proposals is 3 September 2013. The allocation end date of award is 2 September 2014.

Tier-0 machines available for this Call include:

  • CURIE, Bull Bullx cluster, GENCI@CEA, France
  • FERMI, IBM Blue Gene/Q, CINECA, Italy
  • HERMIT, Cray XE6, GCS@HLRS, Germany
  • JUQUEEN, IBM Blue Gene/Q, GCS@Jülich, Germany
  • MareNostrum, IBM System X iDataplex, BSC, Spain
  • SuperMUC, IBM System X iDataplex, GCS@LRZ, Germany
Further details on the standard application procedure can be found at http://www.prace-ri.eu/How-to-apply
Source: PRACE

Back to Table of contents

Primeur weekly 2013-02-18

The Cloud

VMware to acquire Virsto ...

Desktop Grids

BOINC based Kickstarter project in search of funding ...

EuroFlash

7th PRACE Project Access (Tier-0) Call is now open ...

WATCHOUT on tour in The Great Journey across Europe ...

Workshop 'Making Data Count' to issue Call for Participation ...

ISC introduces Big Data Conference ...

European Commission invites to participate in DG CONNECT EU Metrics Survey ...

A new super-green supercomputer at EPFL ...

Europe's fastest computer inaugurated at Jülich ...

Bull trusts Allinea DDT and Allinea MAP for major upgrade at Météo France ...

Nano-machines for 'bionic proteins' ...

USFlash

Can computers save health care? Indiana University research shows lower costs and better outcomes ...

Cray reports 2012 full year and fourth quarter financial results ...

VMware introduces VMware vSphere with Operations Management and VMware vSphere Data Protection Advanced ...

University of Wyoming professor uses supercomputer to model snowpack's effect on Alpine region agriculture ...

Asia Student Supercomputer Challenge 2013 to take off ...

NVIDIA reports financial results for annual and fourth quarter fiscal 2013 ...

Emerson and IBM Combine Software Capabilities to Optimize Data Center Efficiency and Service Management ...

EMC Isilon recognized for critical capabilities for scale-out file system storage in new Gartner report ...

Quantum cryptography put to work for electric grid security ...

University of Waterloo researchers propose breakthrough architecture for quantum computers ...

Engineers show feasibility of superfast materials ...