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 Preparing for Exascale: ALCF’s Aurora Early Science Program and Visualizing Cancer’s Spread

Scientists are preparing a cancer modeling study to run on Argonne’s upcoming Aurora supercomputer before it goes online in 2022. The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory will be home to one of the nation’s first exascale supercomputers – Aurora is scheduled to arrive in 2022. To prepare codes for the architecture and scale of […]

Vega, EuroHPC Supercomputer, Operational Next Month

March 23, 2021 — On 10 March 2021, the EuroHPC supercomputer Vega was officially delivered. The European High Performance Computing Joint Undertaking (EuroHPC JU) and the Institute of Information Science in Maribor Slovenia (IZUM) signed the acceptance document, after the vendor Atos completed the construction of the system. A high-level digital event will be held […]

Sweden’s Fastest Supercomputer for AI Now Online

March 23, 2021 — Berzelius is now Sweden’s fastest supercomputer for AI and machine learning, and has been installed in the National Supercomputer Centre at Linköping University. A donation of EUR 29.5 million from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation has made the construction of the new supercomputer possible. “It’s very gratifying, but also a […]

UK Denies Atos Charges in Microsoft’s $1.2B Weather Supercomputer Contract Win

In the aftermath of Microsoft’s win of a mammoth, £854 million ($1.2 billion) weather supercomputing contract from the British government, the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is fending off a lawsuit by Atos, which lost its bid, charging the government with “breaching public law duties,” according to a report in the […]

Atos Delivers BullSequana X410 Supercomputer to Swansea University

Swansea, Wales; London, Paris; March 10, 2021 — Atos today announced it has signed a contract with Swansea University to deploy its BullSequana X410 supercomputer, built on the Nvidia A100 Tensor Core GPU architecture and Nvidia Mellanox HDR 200Gb/s InfiniBand networking, to support academics in Wales to drive AI-based research. The largest Nvidia A100 deployment in […]

HPE to Build Research Supercomputer for Sweden’s KTH Royal Institute of Technology

HPE’s string of HPC contract wins has continued with the company’s announcement today that it’s building a supercomputer for KTH Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm. Funded by Swedish National Infrastructure for Computing (SNIC), the HPE Cray EX system will target modeling and simulation in academic pursuits and industrial areas, including drug design, renewable energy […]

Atos Boosts Supercomputing Power for Spanish State Meteorological Agency AEMET

Paris and Madrid, February 23, 2021 – Atos announced it has been selected by the Spanish State Meteorological Agency (AEMET) to supply and install its computing and storage technology, through the tender “Contracting of Supply through leasing without the option to purchase a Supercomputing System for the AEMET”. Based on the BullSequana supercomputing architecture from Atos, […]

HPE Supercomputer Installed at Oak Ridge for U.S. Air Force

HPE has delivered a two-systems-in-one supercomputer to support weather modeling and forecasting for the U.S. Air force and Army. The HPC system, powered by two HPE Cray EX supercomputers, is now operational at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, where it is managed by ORNL. HPE said that at 7.2 petaflops peak performance, the combined systems are […]

Atos GPU-Accelerated Quantum System to the Irish Centre for High-End Computing

Dublin and Paris – 17 December 2020 – Atos today announces it will deliver its first GPU-accelerated Atos Quantum Learning Machine Enhanced (Atos QLM E), the world’s highest-performing commercially available quantum simulator, to the Irish Centre for High-End Computing (ICHEC). The Atos QLM E will be integrated with the Irish national supercomputer ‘Kay’ and equipped with […]

University of Stuttgart’s Hawk HPC System to Go CPU-GPU for Deep Learning Workloads

Add the High Performance Computing Center at the University of Stuttgart (HLRS) to the list of supercomputing organizations going from CPU-only to CPU-GPU architectures. HLRS announced this morning it will add Nvidia graphic processing units to its Hawk supercomputer, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Apollo system installed last February. One of Europe’s most powerful HPC systems, […]