Primeur weekly 2019-10-21

Focus

Interview with EPCC's Mark Parsons - plan for UK exascale supercomputer in 2022/2023 is taking shape ...

Quantum computing

Controlling the charge state of organic molecule quantum dots in a 2D nanoarray ...

Diversity may be key to reducing errors in quantum computing ...

Strathclyde quantum technology partnership secures GBP 4,6 million ...

Blanket of light may give better quantum computers ...

Focus on Europe

Gauss Centre for Supercomputing to exhibit at SC19 ...

Hardware

Mellanox propels NVMe/TCP and RoCE fabrics to new heights ...

Cerebras Systems continues rapid expansion with appointment of Vinay Srinivas as Vice President of Software Engineering ...

General Micro Systems' new S422/X422 server and AI engine set brings greater performance to next-gen army vehicle and airborne systems ...

General Micro Systems launches TITAN, the first sealed, conduction-cooled, AI-equipped, 1U/2U rackmount servers offering superior ruggedness, reliability, and performance ...

Kalray, intelligent processor and AI chip expert, adds Intron Technology as representative partner strategically targeting markets in China ...

First demonstration of a 1 petabit per second network node ...

Shawn Brown selected as the Director of the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center ...

Internet2 selects Ciena's 800G technology to fuel R&E efforts ...

Applications

San Diego Supercomputer Center launches open-source 'SeedMeLab' ...

Modelling the molecular architecture ...

Chains of atoms move at lightning speed inside metals ...

Mathematicians find gold in data ...

Bio-circuitry mimics synapses and neurons in a step toward sensory computing ...

Hate to wait? Sandia looks to speed up climate research ...

Tracing the dynamics of turbulent currents ...

Landmark $60 million gift to establish major initiative in artificial intelligence at Indiana University ...

The Cloud

Excelero and Quanta Cloud Technology streamline High-Performance Cloud Storage ...

Features

2019-10-11 Edinburgh Right after the recent HPC User Forum in Edinburgh, Scotland,Primeur Magazinewas kindly invited by the local forum organizer Mark Parsons, Director of the Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre (EPCC) at the University of Edinburgh, to his office for an interview. EPCC is preparing for the next supercomputer, Archer2, but there are also bold plans to bring an exascale supercomputer to the UK end of 2022/beginning of 2023. Old mines play an important role in reusing the massive amounts of heat an exascale supercomputer will produce. Read further...

Focus

2019-10-15 Lugano

Tracing the dynamics of turbulent currents

ApplicationsMathematically precise description and prediction of turbulent flow remains an unsolved problem in physics and engineering. Researchers at Imperial College London are working to change this with the help of "Piz Daint". Using complex computer simulations, they have now gained new insights. Read further...

Video news

2019-01-28 Prof. Dieter Kranzlmüller, LRZ, on German and European HPC: being best is better than being first

At the recent eScience Conference in Amsterdam Primeur Magazine was able to talk with Prof. Dieter Kranzlmüller, Director of the Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ) in Germany about high-performance computing (HPC). Not long ago, there were some very big announcements in Munich concerning new supercomputers. LRZ has started to begin the final phase for the installment of the SuperMUC next generation system

2019-01-23 Per Öster sees free cooling as asset in CSC's hosting entity bid preparing for pre-exascale

Primeur Magazinet alked with Per Öster about the consortium CSC is heading and the proposal it is preparing as candidate hosting entity for one of the pre-exascale machines that will be procured by EuroHPC.

2018-10-01 Thomas Lippert to propose modular way of thinking to optimize supercomputing technology and HPC policy

At the ISC'18 Conference in Frankfurt, Germany,Primeur Magazinehad the opportunity to talk with Thomas Lippert, who has recently become Chair of PRACE. Apart from that, he is also Director of the Jülich Supercomputing Centre where the first module of a new HPC system has been installed.

2018-09-18 The EuroHPC roadmap to exascale by 2022 in Europe

2018-09-03 Automation helps CERN manage Big Data with easy-to-install SAFE data centre modules

At the ISC'18 Exhibition in Frankfurt, Germany,Primeur Magazinemet Jurgen Caeyman, CEO at Automation, a company that has worked for a part on the solution for the problem that was mentioned by CERN's Maria Girone during the keynote on the first day of the ISC'18 Conference.

2018-08-28 Japan-based XTREME-D to expand unique HPC Cloud solution to Europe and United States

News flashes

News flashes 2019-10-17

Spanish government submits 2020 budget plan mentioning EuroHPC

Focus on EuropeThe Ministry of Finance of Spain has submitted the financial budget plan for 2020 to the European Commission. It contains the 100 million euro investment from EuroHPC JU as contribution to the supercomputer in the Barcelona Supercomputer Center. Read further...

Background

e-IRG Knowledge Base

The e-IRG Knowledge Base contains all relevant information on available e-Infrastructures, supercomputing, storage and networking resources and grids for science and research, as well as policies, funding organisations and projects in Europe. The Knowledge Base is a resource made available to the e-IRG and to the general public, for referencing and policy decision purposes. The information is presented in a readily accessible form. Read further...

Primeur weekly 2019-10-21

Focus

Interview with EPCC's Mark Parsons - plan for UK exascale supercomputer in 2022/2023 is taking shape ...

Quantum computing

Controlling the charge state of organic molecule quantum dots in a 2D nanoarray ...

Diversity may be key to reducing errors in quantum computing ...

Strathclyde quantum technology partnership secures GBP 4,6 million ...

Blanket of light may give better quantum computers ...

Focus on Europe

Gauss Centre for Supercomputing to exhibit at SC19 ...

Hardware

Mellanox propels NVMe/TCP and RoCE fabrics to new heights ...

Cerebras Systems continues rapid expansion with appointment of Vinay Srinivas as Vice President of Software Engineering ...

General Micro Systems' new S422/X422 server and AI engine set brings greater performance to next-gen army vehicle and airborne systems ...

General Micro Systems launches TITAN, the first sealed, conduction-cooled, AI-equipped, 1U/2U rackmount servers offering superior ruggedness, reliability, and performance ...

Kalray, intelligent processor and AI chip expert, adds Intron Technology as representative partner strategically targeting markets in China ...

First demonstration of a 1 petabit per second network node ...

Shawn Brown selected as the Director of the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center ...

Internet2 selects Ciena's 800G technology to fuel R&E efforts ...

Applications

San Diego Supercomputer Center launches open-source 'SeedMeLab' ...

Modelling the molecular architecture ...

Chains of atoms move at lightning speed inside metals ...

Mathematicians find gold in data ...

Bio-circuitry mimics synapses and neurons in a step toward sensory computing ...

Hate to wait? Sandia looks to speed up climate research ...

Tracing the dynamics of turbulent currents ...

Landmark $60 million gift to establish major initiative in artificial intelligence at Indiana University ...

The Cloud

Excelero and Quanta Cloud Technology streamline High-Performance Cloud Storage ...