Tag: ETH Zurich

‘Piz Dora’ Piggybacks Swiss Supercomputer ‘Piz Daint’

Dec 11, 2014 |

Already the world’s most energy-efficient petascale supercomputer, “Piz Daint” – the Cray XC30 system installed at the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS) – is even more powerful, thanks to multicore Cray XC40 extension called “Piz Dora.” Following a local naming convention, the monikers were inspired by mountains of the Swiss Ortler Alps with Piz Daint as the “inner Read more…

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IBM Partnership “Brokers” Disease Research Breakthrough

Jul 14, 2011 |

IBM partnered with Swiss startup CloudBroker to provide the high performance cloud computing resources needed to combat deadly, drug-resistant pathogens. The time to results produced pleasant surprises for the scientists and opens the door for services like CloudBroker to find inroads in research and enterprise.

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Supercomputers When They Sizzle

Jul 15, 2010 |

Beating the heat with liquid cooling.

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The Week in Review

Jul 8, 2010 |

OCF doubles computing power for University of Edinburg researchers; and Aquasar system with innovative water-cooling technology deploys at ETH Zurich. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup.

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Supercomputer Project Aims to Simulate the Whole World

May 27, 2010 |

EU research project has large-scale ambitions.

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