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Primeur weekly 2017-11-06

Quantum computing

Researchers develop data bus for quantum computer ...

Focus on Europe

Luxembourg 25th country to join PRACE ...

European Commission to invest 30 billion euro in new solutions for societal challenges and breakthrough innovation ...

Middleware

3i partners with DDN Storage to deliver demanding microscopy workflow solutions and unmatched performance ...

A third of the Internet is under attack ...

University of Nevada Las Vegas selects winning combination of Bright Cluster Manager and Advanced HPC ...

Hardware

Cray reports third quarter 2017 financial results ...

Asetek announces OEM partnership with E4 Computer Engineering and installation at CINECA in Italy ...

Asetek announces NEC Corporation as new data centre OEM partner ...

NVIDIA announces new AI partners, courses, initiatives to deliver deep learning training worldwide ...

Canadian Minister Qualtrough unveils new supercomputers to help forecast Canada's weather ...

KAUST IT receives iCMG Enterprise Architecture Award ...

Pawsey's Zeus expands to fulfil researchers' needs ...

NCI supercharges Raijin, Australia's fastest supercomputer ...

Supermicro showcases deep learning optimized systems ...

Applications

Sherlock deploys UC's first HIPAA-compliant Hadoop based data management system ...

Yu Liu appointed assistant professor of electrical & computer engineering at Clarkson University ...

Cutting datasets down to size ...

University of Delaware professor wins IEEE award ...

A bit of a 'quantum magic trick' ...

From quantum physicist to quantum CEO ...

High-performance computing methods focus of new text ...

Students explore immigration through a Big Data lens ...

Bright Computing announces reseller agreement with HPE for high performance computing and AI ...

The Cloud

IBM brings Cloud-native environment to private Clouds ...

IBM expands Watson Data Platform to help unleash AI for professionals ...

UberCloud brings parallel MPI to Univa Grid Engine's Docker support ...

Huawei acquires a seat in the Kubernetes Steering Committee ...

Red Hat improves IT flexibility and reduces complexity with Linux containers in latest version of production-ready OpenStack platform ...

Luxembourg 25th country to join PRACE


Iris HPC cluster at University of Luxembourg
6 Nov 2017 Brussels - At the 27th PRACE Council Meeting, held in Amsterdam on 17 October 2017, the PRACE Members unanimously approved the application of Luxembourg to become a member of the Partnership for Advanced computing in Europe. Luxembourg becomes the 25th Member of PRACE. Professor Pascal Bouvry will serve as Delegate on the PRACE Council, while Dr. Sebastien Varrette will serve as Advisor.

"I am very pleased to welcome Luxembourg as the 25th Member of PRACE, the Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe. Luxembourg recognises the importance of HPC for science and industry, and joining PRACE will offer many synergy benefits to all members. I am looking forward to a fruitful partnership with Luxembourg in the coming years", stated Prof. Dr. Anwar Osseyran, Chair of the PRACE Council.

Founded in 2003, the University of Luxembourg (UL) is the first and only public university of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Multilingual, international and research-oriented, the UL is a modern institution with a personal atmosphere, close to European institutions, innovative companies and the financial place.

The UL implemented the first public HPC platform in Luxembourg in 2007. An expert team manages the HPC facility. Composed of several clusters of compute nodes, the UL HPC platform has kept growing over time thanks to the continuous efforts of the UL HPC. Special focus was laid on the development of large computing power combined with huge data storage capacity to accelerate the research performed in intensive computing and large-scale data analytic (Big Data). This characteristic distinguishes the HPC centre at the university from many other HPC facilities, which often concentrate on only one of these two pillars. In all cases, from its current computing and storage capacities, the HPC centre of the University of Luxembourg remains one of the major actors in HPC and Big Data for the Greater Region Saar-Lor-Lux, serving over 450 active users.

"From its reputation and national expertise in the HPC and Big Data domains, the University of Luxembourg, receiving the support from all public research centres in Luxembourg, was chosen by the ministry to represent the country within PRACE - Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe. This implements a new step in the governmental priority aiming at accelerating the development of world-class HPC technologies in Luxembourg", stated Professor Pascal Bouvry, "Chargé de Mission auprès du Recteur" in charge of the University High Performance Computing.
Source: PRACE

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Primeur weekly 2017-11-06

Quantum computing

Researchers develop data bus for quantum computer ...

Focus on Europe

Luxembourg 25th country to join PRACE ...

European Commission to invest 30 billion euro in new solutions for societal challenges and breakthrough innovation ...

Middleware

3i partners with DDN Storage to deliver demanding microscopy workflow solutions and unmatched performance ...

A third of the Internet is under attack ...

University of Nevada Las Vegas selects winning combination of Bright Cluster Manager and Advanced HPC ...

Hardware

Cray reports third quarter 2017 financial results ...

Asetek announces OEM partnership with E4 Computer Engineering and installation at CINECA in Italy ...

Asetek announces NEC Corporation as new data centre OEM partner ...

NVIDIA announces new AI partners, courses, initiatives to deliver deep learning training worldwide ...

Canadian Minister Qualtrough unveils new supercomputers to help forecast Canada's weather ...

KAUST IT receives iCMG Enterprise Architecture Award ...

Pawsey's Zeus expands to fulfil researchers' needs ...

NCI supercharges Raijin, Australia's fastest supercomputer ...

Supermicro showcases deep learning optimized systems ...

Applications

Sherlock deploys UC's first HIPAA-compliant Hadoop based data management system ...

Yu Liu appointed assistant professor of electrical & computer engineering at Clarkson University ...

Cutting datasets down to size ...

University of Delaware professor wins IEEE award ...

A bit of a 'quantum magic trick' ...

From quantum physicist to quantum CEO ...

High-performance computing methods focus of new text ...

Students explore immigration through a Big Data lens ...

Bright Computing announces reseller agreement with HPE for high performance computing and AI ...

The Cloud

IBM brings Cloud-native environment to private Clouds ...

IBM expands Watson Data Platform to help unleash AI for professionals ...

UberCloud brings parallel MPI to Univa Grid Engine's Docker support ...

Huawei acquires a seat in the Kubernetes Steering Committee ...

Red Hat improves IT flexibility and reduces complexity with Linux containers in latest version of production-ready OpenStack platform ...