EPF Lausanne announced today the launch of the ecocloud consortium. The consortium brings several EPFL laboratories together to tackle the skyrocketing electricity demands of Internet data processing centers. At EPFL, twelve laboratories are joining their expertise to form the ecocloud consortium, launched today in a special event at the Rolex Learning Center. Its objective is […]
EPF Lausanne has recently made available to its user community a new compute server based on a hybrid CPU-GPU architecture called «Electra». This resource is designed as a test facility for new developments and the porting of existing algorithms and codes, as well as for production purposes. Read an article describing «Electra» on Flash informatique […]
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 […]
On a six-day visit to Brazil with focus on science and health issues, Swiss Interior Minister Didier Burkhalter officially hand over the IBM Blue Gene/L supercomputer, donated by Lausanne’s Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), to Brazil’s education minister. The supercomputer will be installed at the São Paulo University, Brazil’s largest university. The machine, which is […]