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HPC

SuperMUC more than doubles performance after upgrade

1 July 2015
The Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ) of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities in Garching near Munich, part of the Gauss Centre for Supercomputing (GCS) has announced that its flagship supercomputer SuperMUC has now been upgraded and has been put into official operation during a ceremony on Monday, June 29, 2015

INDUSTRY

New materials and personalised design to be focus of simulation meeting

10 June 2015
How computer simulation can cope with material choice, design variants, and replacing physical models will be discussed at the NAFEMS World Congress being held from 21 to 24 June in San Diego, California

APPLICATIONS

CFMS announces results from IBM POWER8 Product Evaluation

10 June 2015

INDUSTRY

Autoscribe LIMS selected by UK energy innovation centre

10 June 2015

RESEARCH

Southampton University heralded for work on computer science and autonomous systems

8 June 2015

HPC

Hartree Centre receives £313 million partnership with IBM

5 June 2015

HPC

Cray reinforces strategic vision at opening of European HQ

4 June 2015

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Analysis & Opinion

How Japan promotes the use of HPC

11 June 2015
In the fifth report from the PRACEdays15 meeting in Dublin at the end of May, Robert Roe finds some surprising similarities, but also some differences, between strategies employed by Europe and Japan to encourage the use of HPC

The challenge of change for informatics software

10 June 2015
Long-established vendors of informatics software face challenges in keeping up to date with technology, but as Gloria Metrick discusses in the first of three articles on this topic, customer needs are what drives renewal

Will a European company build Europe’s first Exascale computer?

9 June 2015
The mood at PRACEdays15 in Dublin was rightly positive. But testing times lie ahead and Tom Wilkie asks if there is a paradox at the heart of European HPC policy