Dr. Darren Reed, a post doc at University of Zurich presents at CSCS User Day his work on “Clues about the dark matter particle from the large-scale cosmic web of galaxies”. He also tries to answer the question “what is exactly dark matter?”.
CSCS has recently upgraded its Cray XK6 platform to Cray XK7 by introducing NVIDIA K20x devices together with CUDA 5, and a new Cray programming environment that includes OpenACC compilers. The goal of this 2-day training course is to introduce new features of the platform and its programming environment, and to provide hands-on training on CUDA5 and OpenACC programming. Course […]
The Swiss National Supercomputing Centre CSCS in Lugano, Switzerland, hosted the PRACE Summer School on Code Optimisation for Multi-Core and Intel MIC Architectures on 21-23 June 2012. This third post is dedicated to the Workshop on Intel Many Integrated Core. Introduction to Workshop on Intel Many Integrated Core by Jim Jeffers (Intel) Intel MIC Architecture – Intel […]
In October CSCS upgraded the accelerators of the “Tödi” system from NVIDIA Fermi X2090 (Cray XK6) to Kepler K20X (Cray XK7). Have a look at how Cray staff replaced the old graphical processing units with the new ones. Named after Tödi in the west part of the Glarus Alps, elevation 3614m. Tödi has 272 nodes, […]