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TOP500: Frontier Maintains Big Lead, Europe at Nos. 3 and 4, China Quiet

The new TOP500 list of the world’s most powerful supercomputers, released today at the SC22 conference in Dallas, while short on surprises underlines several significant HPC trends. First the headline: the HPE-built, AMD-powered Frontier system, which was crowned the world’s first exascale-class system when the previous TOP500 list was released last spring, remains at the top of the list, delivering nearly three times the power of its nearest rival on the list. Frontier remains at 1.102 exaFLOPS….

EuroHPC Joint Undertaking Launches LUMI, Europe’s Top HPC System

June 13, 2022 — LUMI was inaugurated today, with the EuroHPC Joint Undertaking calling it the organization’s first pre-exascale supercomputer and now Europe’s most powerful supercomputer. It was launched in Kajaani, Finland. “LUMI offers European researchers a world-class tool for understanding complicated phenomena, such as climate change,” the organization said. “LUMI serves as a platform […]

Video: LUMI Supercomputer at CSC to run on Sustainable Energy

Today CSC in Finland announced that its datacenter in Kajaani will host a pan-European high-performance supercomputer. The machine will be about ten times more powerful than the most powerful supercomputer currently in Europe. “The investment will make CSC’s datacenter one of the world’s largest players in the field of high-performance computing,” said Kimmo Koski, Managing Director, CSC.