This year the Swiss HPC provider community hpc-ch participated in the ISC12 exhibition in Hamburg again. Like last year, our booth had a great success with a large number of visitors. According to our lead retrieval system (visitor batches scanned at our booth) we had a total of 189 different visitors, placing our booth in […]
Setting the Scope In this forum we would like to discuss the different aspects related to providing an infrastructure for the HPC systems we are operating. In many institutions the factors limiting HPC are not the available personnel or monetary resources but simply the available resources where new systems are to be installed. Providing an […]
Vittoria Rezzonico is the new Computational Sciences and Engineering Coordinator at EPFL. In this function Vittoria has become the reference person at EPFL for HPC issues and she is coordinating the deployment of shared HPC systems at the university. In his function Vittoria meets on a regular basis the researchers of EPFL to learn their […]
Vincent Keller and Ralf Gruber from EPF Lausanne just published a book Titled “HPC@Green IT – Green High Performance Computing Methods” (Springer). An interview with the two authors has already been published by hpcwire. hpc-ch additionally interviewed Vincent and Ralf about the “Swiss” aspects of their book.
EPFL is dedicating this year’s last issue of its inhouse Flash Informatique to High Performance Computing. In this special issue we will get a deep insight into some of the research using and contributing to HPC going on at EPFL. In particular, several labs are working on energy efficiency of HPC hardware and infrastructure. An […]