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  • Featured ImageParCo2015 (Announcements)

    ParCo2015 continues the tradition of the international conferences on parallel computing started in Berlin, Germany, in 1983. This makes ParCo one of the longest running international conferences on parallel computing. Over the years, the conference established itself as the foremost platform for exchanging know-how on the newest parallel computing strategies, technologies, methods, and tools.


  • Featured ImageGreece to Deploy IBM Supercomputer (Announcements)

    Greek Research and Technology Network (GRNET) is deploying an IBM supercomputer system in support of large-scale scientific applications. The completion of the system installation and the launch of its operation are expected at the end of 2014.


  • Featured ImagePRACE at ISC’14 with Awards and Winners! (Press Releases)

    PRACE branched out at ISC’14 with more activities and highlights than ever. PRACE was present at both the exhibition and the conference part of ISC’14 with the PRACE-ISC Award, sessions on HPC in Europe and HPC Communication, the PRACE booth with its popular Treasure Hunt, and more!


  • GENCI breathes new life into French scientific research with OCCIGEN, a Bull supercomputer (Announcements)

    GENCI has ordered a Bull supercomputer, delivering 2.1 Petaflops of power, to be installed at the end of this summer at the National Computer Center for Higher Education (CINES, le Centre Informatique National de l’Enseignement Supérieur), one of three national computing centers in France.

    The new system, called OCCIGEN (pronounced oxygen), will scale the available national computing power to over 5 Petaflops, offering scientists a variety of high-performance resources to support the country’s competitive position in research.


  • Featured ImageOver 100 people from 19 countries gain HPC skills at 5th International HPC Summer School (Press Releases)

    A total of 80 graduate students and post-docs—25 percent of them women—representing 28 nationalities and five continents were selected from more than 500 applicants from educational and research institutions in Canada, Europe, Japan, and the United States to attend the Fifth Annual International Summer School on HPC Challenges in Computational Sciences, held 1-6 June 2014, […]


  • Featured ImageApplications and Systems Consultant (Job vacancies)

    University College London, Department of Chemistry is announcing one position for Research Associate – Applications & Systems Consultant Salary (inclusive of London allowance): £32,699 to £39,523 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The Centre for Computational Science (CCS, http://ccs.chem.ucl.ac.uk/ ) at UCL has an internationally leading reputation for advancing science through computers, combining expertise in high […]


  • Featured ImagePRACE elects new Council Chair and Vice-Chair (Press Releases)

    At the occasion of the 13th Council Meeting of PRACE – the Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe – which was held on 3 and 4 June 2014 in Athens, Greece, Sanzio Bassini of CINECA, Italy was elected Chair, with Anwar Osseyran of SURFsara, Netherlands elected as Vice-Chair.