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SciNet pushes Scientific Boundaries on Climate Research

In this video, W. Richard Peltier and Daniel Gruner describes how SciNet in Canada is powering climate research. To support vital scientific research in fields as diverse as astrophysics, biomedicine and climate science, SciNet beefed up its high-performance computing resources with a Lenovo ThinkSystem supercomputer 10 times more powerful than its predecessor. “The 4.6 Petaflop supercomputer will help Canadian researchers achieve meaningful results in artificial intelligence, astrophysics, climate change, oceanic research and other disciplines using big data.”

Lenovo’s Niagara Cluster Upgrade makes it Fastest Supercomputer in Canada

Today Lenovo unveiled the addition of 1,500 ultra-dense Lenovo ThinkSystem SD530 high-performance compute nodes for Niagara – Canada’s most-powerful research supercomputer. As the demand for high performance computing in quantitative research increases rapidly, the 4.6 Petaflop supercomputer will help Canadian researchers achieve meaningful results in artificial intelligence, astrophysics, climate change, oceanic research and other disciplines using big data.