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The HPC Advisory Council Switzerland Workshop 2010 started today in Lugano. With more than 110 registered persons this is the largest conference ever dedicated to HPC technologies in Swutzerland. Main topic of the conference will be the use of Infiniband technologies for HPC. The following sponsors made the organization of the conference possible: AMD, CSCS, [...]
Work has begun in Cornaredo to host the supercomputers of Swiss National Computing Center (CSCS), which in 2012 will move from Manno. The bulldozers are demolishing the old garage of Public Transport, north of the firehouse, and the construction work will begin this summer. Article on Corriere del Ticino »
The Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe’s work package for future petaflop computer technologies beyond 2010 recently assessed 12 prototypes for next-generation computer architectures. The evaluation included full systems, system components, software prototypes, and several research activities. For example, CSCS evaluated the PGAS programming model using the Cray Compiler Environment for UPC and CAF. CINES [...]