NSCI Preview at European HPC User Forum Meetings

Sep 2, 2015 |

HPC is such an interesting arena at once swept up in national campaigns and yet pushed forward by broad international collaboration. The balance between the two is constantly shifting. With that in mind, both HPC User Forum meetings being held in Europe in the middle of October will take early stock of the U.S. National Read more…

Simulated Universe Sheds Light on Dark Matter

Jan 6, 2015 |

While philosophers debate whether our universe, and all of us in it, may exist solely within a giant computer simulation, scientists at Durham University turned the idea of a virtual universe into reality. Hoping to gain a better understanding of the mechanisms that give rise to stars, galaxies and even dark matter, astronomers from Durham Read more…

Boosting HPC Access in SME Community

Apr 18, 2014 |

If you don’t reside within France or European borders you may not have heard of HPC-SME (or HPC-PME in French), yet this initiative – supported by GENCI, INRIA and French bank BPIFrance – has made significant inroads to increasing access to high-performance computing among French small-to-medium sized enterprises (SMEs). While the project is centered on Read more…

The Week in Review

Oct 7, 2010 |

Massachusetts high-performance computing center breaks ground; and GENCI orders a petascale supercomputer from Bull as part of the PRACE infrastructure. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup.