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DTU Denmark Chills Computerome with CoolIT Systems


Today CoolIT Systems announced it has successfully deployed its Rack DCLC liquid cooling solution at the Center for Biological Sequence Analysis (CBS) at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU). The installation addresses DTU’s need to be CO2 neutral in the university’s High Performance Computing facility by replacing traditional air cooling with highly efficient liquid.

PETRONAS Procures SGI ICE X for Seismic Imaging


Today SGI announced that PETRONAS in Malaysia has procured an SGI ICE X system to accelerate its research and development in subsurface imaging.

Artemis Cluster Powers Research at University of Sydney

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The University of Sydney in Australia has deployed a new Dell supercomputer. Known as “Artemis,” the 1512-core system is powered by Intel Haswell processors, 10 Terabytes of DDR4 memory, Mellanox FDR InfiniBand, and 480 Terabytes of Lustre file storage.

Idaho National Lab Deploys SGI ICE X Supercomputer


Today Idaho National Laboratory (INL) announced that the lab has deployed an SGI ICE X supercomputer to power nuclear reactor simulations. Supplied through SGI’s partner ComnetCo, the 511 Teraflop SGI ICE X cluster comprises 611 water-cooled nodes using Intel Xeon E5-2600 v3 processors.

Advanced Clustering to Build UC Merced Supercomputer


Today the University of California Merced announced that it has selected Advanced Clustering Technologies to build a cluster supercomputer that will support research at the institution.

Oxford Installs New Lenovo Cluster


One of Lenovo’s first HPC clusters has been installed at the University of Oxford in the UK.

Senai CIMATEC Installs Latin America’s Fastest Supercomputer

CIMATEC Yemoja Cluster (named after Yemanja, the Yoruba language)

BG Brasil has unveiled the fastest supercomputer in Latin America at the Senai CIMATEC Supercomputing Center for Industrial Innovation in Salvador, Brazil.

SERC Installs India’s First Petaflop Supercomputer


Today Cray announced that the SERC Research Center in Bangalore has installed India’s first Petaflop supercomputer. Called “SahasraT,” the 1.4 Petaflop Cray XC40 supercomputer is a hybrid system with Intel Xeon processors, Intel Xeon Phi coprocessors, and Nvidia GPUs.

Cyfronet Launches World’s Largest HP Apollo 8000 Supercomputer

Marek Magryś from Cyfronet describes the new Prometheus system.

Cyfronet recently celebrated the launch of Poland’s fastest supercomputer. As the world’s largest deployment of the HP Apollo 8000 platform, the 1.68 Petaflop Prometheus system is powered by 41,472 Intel Haswell cores and 216 Terabytes of memory.

SDSC Trestles Supercomputer to move to University of Arkansas


SDSC’s recently decommissioned Trestles supercomputer is moving to the Arkansas High Performance Computing Center.