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Primeur weekly 2017-09-04

Special

ETP4HPC to lay out roadmap for tangible HPC products within Europe ...

Focus

Primeur Magazine team unveils the largest directory of HPC organisations in the universe ...

Primeur Magazine team unveils the largest directory of HPC organisations in the universe ...

Quantum computing

First quantum annealing computer in the U.S. to have more than 2000 qubits installed and operational ...

Is the world on the brink of a computing revolution? - Quantum computing at the 5th Heidelberg Laureate Forum ...

Focus on Europe

Smart tomographic sensors control industrial processes of tomorrow ...

DeepL to launch DeepL Translator ...

Middleware

Learning Database speeds queries from hours to seconds ...

Unifying statistics, computer science, and applied mathematics ...

New theorems help robots to correct errors on-the-fly and learn from each other ...

Ace Computers delivers BeeGFS parallel file system for supercomputers ...

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University acquires Cray CS cluster supercomputer to advance aerospace research ...

Hardware

ScaleMP completes $10 million funding round to accelerate growth ...

Optalysys and Earlham Institute demonstrate results of breakthrough optical processing for sequence alignment ...

University of Southern Mississippi gains campus-wide HPC cluster for research ...

Applications

New boarding procedures, smaller cabin size may limit infection on planes ...

Shaden Smith and Yang You announced as recipients of 2017 ACM/IEEE-CS George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowships ...

A new cosmic lab to view the Big Bang movie ...

Optical control of magnetic memory - New insights into fundamental mechanisms ...

Machine-learning earthquake prediction in lab shows promise ...

Caching system could make data centres more energy efficient ...

Supercomputing the weather with Thor ...

The Cloud

VMware and Dell EMC partner to deliver first data protection solution for VMware Cloud on AWS ...

Oracle expands IoT Cloud portfolio, enabling customers to accelerate intelligence and ROI from connected assets ...

VMware advances software to help customers modernize data centres ...

Fujitsu and VMware extend global partnership to empower organisations' digital transformations ...

VMware and AWS announce initial availability of VMware Cloud on AWS ...

VMware and Pivotal launch Pivotal Container Service (PKS) and collaborate with Google Cloud to bring Kubernetes to enterprise customers ...

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University acquires Cray CS cluster supercomputer to advance aerospace research

29 Aug 2017 Seattle - Cray Inc. has delivered a Cray CS cluster supercomputer to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida. The four-cabinet Cray CS400 system will power collaborative applied research with industry partners at the university's new research facility - the John Mica Engineering and Aerospace Innovation Complex ("MicaPlex") at Embry-Riddle Research Park.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University teaches the science, practice, and business of aviation, aerospace, and engineering. The curriculum at Embry-Riddle covers the operation, engineering, research, manufacturing, marketing, and management of modern aircraft and the systems that support them. The university engages in extensive research in astronautics, space and atmospheric physics, space vehicles, commercial space operations, as well as unmanned and autonomous aerial, land, surface and underwater systems.

The university's new Cray CS system, named "Vega", which is the fifth brightest star in the sky and the second brightest star in the northern celestial hemisphere, is currently in production and will substantially enhance the university's position to attract and conduct both applied and theoretical, externally funded research. Vega will play an important role in Embry-Riddle's efforts to build new collaborations between the university and aerospace companies to develop, refine, and bring new products and technological services to market.

"As a powerful numerical research tool, our new Cray system is a wonderful complement to the new state-of-the-art wind tunnel and other experimental facilities at the MicaPlex", stated Dr. William Engblom, professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and HPC Committee Chair. "High-performance computing capabilities are vitally important to the aerospace and aviation industries, and we are pleased that our students and faculty can now apply the power and performance of a Cray supercomputer to their research projects."

"Embry-Riddle has a rich, respected history in the aviation and aerospace communities, and we are honoured that a Cray supercomputer will support their commitment to pioneering research and educating the next-generation of industry professionals", stated Fred Kohout, Cray's senior vice president of products and chief marketing officer. "Our Cray CS systems leverage our 40-plus years of designing and building world-class supercomputers, and we are pleased that industry-leading organisations like Embry-Riddle continue to recognize the impact Cray supercomputers can have in achieving breakthrough results."

The Cray CS cluster supercomputers are industry-standards-based, highly customizable, and expressly designed to handle the most demanding range of simulation, research, analytics, and machine learning problems at scale. Cray CS systems provide flexible node configurations featuring the latest processor and interconnect technologies giving customers the ability to tailor a system to specific needs - from an all-purpose high-performance computing cluster to an accelerated system configured for shared memory, large memory, or accelerator-based tasks.
Source: Cray

Back to Table of contents

Primeur weekly 2017-09-04

Special

ETP4HPC to lay out roadmap for tangible HPC products within Europe ...

Focus

Primeur Magazine team unveils the largest directory of HPC organisations in the universe ...

Primeur Magazine team unveils the largest directory of HPC organisations in the universe ...

Quantum computing

First quantum annealing computer in the U.S. to have more than 2000 qubits installed and operational ...

Is the world on the brink of a computing revolution? - Quantum computing at the 5th Heidelberg Laureate Forum ...

Focus on Europe

Smart tomographic sensors control industrial processes of tomorrow ...

DeepL to launch DeepL Translator ...

Middleware

Learning Database speeds queries from hours to seconds ...

Unifying statistics, computer science, and applied mathematics ...

New theorems help robots to correct errors on-the-fly and learn from each other ...

Ace Computers delivers BeeGFS parallel file system for supercomputers ...

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University acquires Cray CS cluster supercomputer to advance aerospace research ...

Hardware

ScaleMP completes $10 million funding round to accelerate growth ...

Optalysys and Earlham Institute demonstrate results of breakthrough optical processing for sequence alignment ...

University of Southern Mississippi gains campus-wide HPC cluster for research ...

Applications

New boarding procedures, smaller cabin size may limit infection on planes ...

Shaden Smith and Yang You announced as recipients of 2017 ACM/IEEE-CS George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowships ...

A new cosmic lab to view the Big Bang movie ...

Optical control of magnetic memory - New insights into fundamental mechanisms ...

Machine-learning earthquake prediction in lab shows promise ...

Caching system could make data centres more energy efficient ...

Supercomputing the weather with Thor ...

The Cloud

VMware and Dell EMC partner to deliver first data protection solution for VMware Cloud on AWS ...

Oracle expands IoT Cloud portfolio, enabling customers to accelerate intelligence and ROI from connected assets ...

VMware advances software to help customers modernize data centres ...

Fujitsu and VMware extend global partnership to empower organisations' digital transformations ...

VMware and AWS announce initial availability of VMware Cloud on AWS ...

VMware and Pivotal launch Pivotal Container Service (PKS) and collaborate with Google Cloud to bring Kubernetes to enterprise customers ...