Supercomputer creates 3-D Arctic maps

The ArcticDEM project has released newly completed 3-D topographical models of Alaska – as part of a project to create the first high-resolution, high-quality and openly distributed set of digital elevation models (DEM) of all arctic landmasses above 60 degrees north.

NSF awards $110m for advanced cyberinfrastructure

The US National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $110 million in funding for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and 18 institutions to continue and expand activities undertaken through the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment

Exploring energy efficiency

Mirren White, project dissemination and exploitation officer, EPCC explains how a European project to understand and improve energy efficiency in HPC and embedded computing is creating tools that can be used to design more efficient HPC systems

Australian HPC receives $14 million investment

The National Computational Infrastructure (NCI), Australia's high-performance supercomputer, cloud and data repository, has received a $7M boost from the Australian Government, matched by the NCI Collaborating partners

CocoLink tests consumer GPUs for deep learning

CocoLink, a subsidiary of Seoul National University, in collaboration with and Orange Silicon Valley, has upgraded its KLIMAX 210 server with 20 of the latest GeForce 1080 GPUs – with the eventual goal of scaling the single 4U rack to more than 200 teraflops


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