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Piz Kesch: The Making of a GPU-based Weather Forecasting System

cscs2In this video from the Nvidia booth at SC15, Thomas Schulthess from CSCS presents: From “Piz Daint” to “Piz Kesch”: The Making of a GPU-based weather forecasting system.

“On October 1, 2015 Piz Kesch, a Cray CS-Storm system with NVIDIA K80 GPUs became operational at CSCS on behalf of MeteoSwiss. In this talk, we will discuss the hardware-software co-design project behind this most cost and energy efficient system for numerical weather prediction.”

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