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.
We are glad to share with you the results of the Master Thesis (in German) of Christoph Möder entitled «Suggestions for optimizing the server room at the ETH Zurich based on a cost and energy analysis». Providers of HPC services are increasingly faced with questions about energy costs and this study provides a good reference [...]
The recordings of the last hpc-ch community forum on Parallel file systems for HPC are now online. More than 40 colleagues from all over Switzerland attended the forum. The videos of the 9 presentations give an overview of the state of the art in parallel file systems in Switzerland: The technologies being used, their pros [...]
More and more Swiss researchers are investigating how to use GPU to speed up their simulations. Because of the increasing relevance of GPU, CSCS organized last September a course on “GPU Programming with CUDA Fortran and the PGI Accelerator Programming Model”. The 20 available places have been quickly been booked up. CSCS plans to repeat [...]
Here is the presentation of Valeri Markushin (PSI) on “Configuration management with puppet and coupling it to kickstart at PSI” he had at the last hpc-ch forum on Operating Systems for HPC and Installation Methods. The goals of this talk are to discuss the OS deployment and management tools used at PSI, to outline main [...]