ISC13 dedicated a special session to probe the thinking behind Europe’s Human Brain Project. We asked Prof. Felix Schürmann of EPFL to tell us about the usage of HPC resources in the Human Brain project and to tell us what this project means to HPC in Switzerland.
The Grid Computing Competence Center of the University of Zurich is pleased to announce release 1.0.0 of Elasticluster. Elasticluster is a Python tool to automate the creation, configuration and management of clusters of virtual machines hosted on a cloud. It can provision clusters on Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud EC2 and compatible ones, like OpenStack. Elasticluster […]
Switzerland has a very long story related to computing: Z4, one of the first computers, has been installed at ETH Zurich by Konrad Zuse in 1950. In the book “Konrad Zuse und die Schweiz – Wer hat den Computer erfunden?”, Herbert Bruderer describes the beginning of computing giving an overview of the the first computers […]
CSCS-USI Autumn School on GPU-enabled numerical libraries, September 14-15, 2013 The Swiss Graduate Program FoMICS “Foundations in Mathematics and Informatics for Computer Simulations in Science and Engineering” in cooperation with the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS) is pleased to announce a weekend autumn school for graduate/PhD students in the fields of modern mathematics and computer science: […]