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Dell Technologies Interview: Getting ‘More Science Per Pound’ at Durham University’s COSMA HPC Service

[SPONSORED CONTENT]  In this interview with Dr. Alastair Basden of the UK’s Durham University, he discusses the latest activities at the university’s COSMA HPC Service as it tests and incorporates new high performance technologies on its way to exascale. A Dell Technologies HPC and AI Center of Excellence, the organization is driven to generate “more science per pound” out of its memory-intensive HPC infrastructure, Basden said, while also updating us on scientists’ cosmological work, including filling in the remaining gaps in the Big Bang Theory.

UK’s Durham University Using Rockport Switchless Network for COSMA7 Workload Modeling

Rockport Networks today announced that Durham University’s Institute for Computational Cosmology (ICC) has selected the Rockport Switchless Network as part of the ExCALIBUR program around new networking technologies for its COSMA7 supercomputer at the DiRAC HPC facility. The 232 Rockport nodes are intended to reduce congestion in the COSMA7 cluster and as they model exascale workloads and use codes to run […]