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Finnish IT Center CSC (Site of LUMI) and TACC in HPC Collaboration

The CSC – the Finnish IT Center for Science – and the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin, have signed a memorandum of understanding to promote research collaboration using high-performance computing (HPC) applications to address global challenges. The organizations said the collaboration focus on joint use of supercomputing resources […]

@HPCpodcast at SC22: An Analysis of the New TOP500 List

This special SC22 edition looks at the new TOP500 list of the world’s most powerful supercomputers, released today. It marks the 60th edition of the list, repesenting 30 years of systematic data on the highest performing computer architecture and configurations. While this TOP500 is not full of surprises, there’s a new no. 1 at the top of the GREEN500, and across all the categories of the list there’s always important historical data and valuable tea leaves pointing to future trends….

Jülich Supercomputing Center to Be 2023 Home to JUPITER, Europe’s First Exascale Supercomputer

Jülich, Germany — June 15, 2022 – At yesterday’s inauguration of the pre-exascale LUMI supercomputer in Kajaani, Finland, EuroHPC in decided that Forschungszentrum Jülich Supercomputing Center will be home to JUPITER, slated to be Europe’s first exascale supercomputer, in 2023. The computer, which will bear the name JUPITER (Joint Undertaking Pioneer for Innovative and Transformative […]

LUMI: the EuroHPC pre-exascale system of the North

The LUMI pre–exascale supercomputer will be the one of the most powerful and advanced computing systems on the planet at the time of its installation. The vast consortium of countries with an established tradition in scientific computing and strong national computing centers will be a key asset for the successful infrastructure. In this talk we will discuss the LUMI infrastructure and its great value and potential for the research community.”

EuroHPC Sets Stage for Pre-Exascale LUMI Supercomputer at CSC in Finland

Today the European High-Performance Computing Joint Undertaking signed today a Hosting Agreement for one of the three pre-exascale supercomputers at CSC’s datacenter in Kajaani, Finland. “EuroHPC JU is pooling European resources to develop top-of-the-range exascale supercomputers for processing big data, based on competitive European technology with the support of European Union. The first aim of EuroHPC is to purchase three pre-exascale supercomputers for Europe by the year 2021.”