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Is Europe Leading the Energy Efficiency Race?

Tom Wilkie, Scientific Computing World

Europe is notorious for its high energy costs. In the first of three articles on energy efficiency in high-performance computing, Tom Wilkie from Scientific Computing World asks if that’s why so much of the initiative appears to be coming from Europe.

PRACE Opens 11th Call for Proposals

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Today the Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe issued their 11th Call for Proposals.

Apply Now for 2015 HPC Summer School in Toronto

Summer School  in Toronto

Graduate students and postdoctoral scholars from institutions in Canada, Europe, Japan and the United States are invited to apply for the sixth International Summer School on HPC Challenges in Computational Sciences, to be held from June 21-26 in Toronto.

Women in HPC to be Featured in PRACE Digest


The European PRACE initiative is collaborating with the Women in HPC organization to publish two magazines dedicated to Women in High Performance Computing. The cover of at least one of these magazines will include a mosaic or collage of pictures of women working in HPC in Europe, and they need to collect as many photographs as possible.

PRACEdays15 Issues Call for Posters


The PRACE Scientific and Industrial Conference 2015 (PRACEdays15) has issued its Call for Posters. PRACEdays15 will be held in Dublin, Ireland with a mission to “Enable Science and Foster Industry.

Call for Proposals: PRACE Project Access

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The Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe has issued their Call for Proposals for PRACE Project Access. By providing access to some of the fastest supercomputer in Europe, the Call for Proposals targets large-scale, computationally intensive projects that would not be possible or productive without access to PRACE resources.

PRACE Awards 1.2 Billion Core Hours for Research


Today the European PRACE initiative announced that a total of 1.2 billion core hours have been awarded to 43 HPC projects as part of their 9th PRACE Regular Call for Proposals.

PRACE Council Chair Describes the Way Forward at ICRI 2014

Catherine Rivière

PRACE Council Chair Catherine Rivière spoke on Sustainability & Business Models at the recent International Conference on Research Infrastructures.

Video: Developing the HPC Compute Cores of Tomorrow


In this video from the PRACE Winter School 2014 in Tel Aviv, Ofri Wechsler from Intel presents: Developing the HPC Compute Cores of Tomorrow.

Leadership Computing for Combustion Apps on INCITE and PRACE Systems


“The INCITE and PRACE programs give access to increasing resources allowing these technologies to be applied to industrial scale systems. From past and ongoing research examples performed at CERFACS, this presentation highlights the scientific breakthroughs allowed by HPC on exascale machines for reacting flows for gas turbines and explosions in buildings.”