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  • Best Practice Guide – Intel Xeon Phi, January 2017

    Best Practice Guide Intel Xeon Phi v2.0 Emanouil Atanassov IICT-BAS, Bulgaria Michaela Barth KTH, Sweden Mikko Byckling CSC, Finland Vali Codreanu SURFsara, Netherlands Nevena Ilieva NCSA, Bulgaria Tomas Karasek IT4Innovations, Czech Republic Jorge Rodriguez BSC, Spain Sami Saarinen CSC, Finland Ole Widar Saastad University of Oslo, Norway Michael Schliephake KTH, Sweden Martin Stachon IT4Innovations, Czech […]


  • Best Practice Guide – Haswell/Broadwell, January 2017

    Best Practice Guide Haswell/Broadwell Vali Codreanu SURFsara Joerg Hertzer HLRS Cristian Morales BSC Jorge Rodriguez BSC Ole Widar Saastad University of Oslo Martin Stachon IT4Innovations Volker Weinberg (Editor) LRZ 31-01-2017 Table of Contents 1. Introduction 2. System Architecture 2.1. Overview System Architecture 2.2. Processor Architecture 2.2.1. Instruction set 2.3. Memory Architecture 3. Programming Environment / […]


  • Featured Image PRACE Spring School 2017 – HPC for Life Sciences, registration is open

    The mission of the 2017 PRACE Spring School is to give a comprehensive introduction to several of the widely used life science software that is available on the PRACE HPC systems, as well as discussing the scalability of the software and performance issues, and teaching best practices on HPC systems that have been observed during […]


  • Best Practice Guide – Knights Landing, January 2017

    Best Practice Guide – Knights Landing Vali Codreanu SURFsara Jorge Rodríguez BSC Ole Widar Saastad (Editor) University of Oslo 31-01-2017 Table of Contents 1. Introduction 2. System Architecture / Configuration 2.1. Processor Architecture / MCM Architecture 2.1.1. Instruction Set Architecture 2.2. Memory Architecture 2.2.1. Flat mode 2.2.2. Cache mode 2.2.3. Hybrid mode 2.2.4. Optimal Settings […]


  • Featured Image Computer-Aided Drug Design

    In 2016, computational chemist Zoe Cournia was awarded the first ever PRACE Ada Lovelace Award for HPC for her work in computer-aided drug design. She talks about her work and how she believes more needs to be done to bridge the gap between researchers and the general public. In May 2016, Dr Zoe Cournia — a computational […]


  • Best Practice Guide – GPGPU, January 2017

    Best Practice Guide – GPGPU Momme Allalen Leibniz Supercomputing Centre Vali Codreanu SURFsara Nevena Ilieva-Litova NCSA Alan Gray EPCC, The University of Edinburgh Anders Sjöström LUNARC Volker Weinberg Leibniz Supercomputing Centre Maciej Szpindler (ICM, University of Warsaw) and Alan Gray (EPCC, The University of Edinburgh) Editors January 2017 Table of Contents 1. Introduction 2. The […]


  • Featured Image 2017 International Summer School on HPC Challenges in Computational Sciences

    Graduate students and postdoctoral scholars from institutions in Canada, Europe, Japan and the United States are invited to apply for the eighth International Summer School on HPC Challenges in Computational Sciences, to be held June 25 to 30, 2017, in Boulder, Colorado, United States of America.

    Applications are due March 6, 2017. The summer school is sponsored by Compute/Calcul Canada, the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE), the Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE) and the RIKEN Advanced Insti­tute for Computational Science (RIKEN AICS).


  • Featured Image PRACE SoHPC 2017 opens for applications

    Early-stage postgraduate and late-stage undergraduate students are invited to apply for the PRACE Summer of HPC 2017 programme, to be held in July & August 2017. Consisting of a training week and two months on placement at top HPC centres around Europe, the programme affords participants the opportunity to learn and share more about PRACE and HPC, and includes accommodation, a stipend and travel to […]