Different online media are now reporting about the move of CSCS to the new building. One example is the blog of the International Supercomputing Conference in Germany (ISC) publishing an article: A second article is published by ETH Life.
Last week CSCS started moving from the old location in Manno to the new building in Lugano. The first to move have been the employees not related to the operations of the supercomputers. The supercomputers together with the technical staff will start moving by the end of March. The move to Lugano started with a […]
High-performance computing centres use a great deal of electricity. In order to run its new computer centre in Lugano-Cornaredo as energy-efficiently and cost-effectively as possible, CSCS is using the natural resource of Lake Lugano to cool its supercomputers and the new building. A high-performance computing centre like the CSCS (Swiss National Supercomputing Centre) uses as […]
On February 3rd, 2011 ETH Zurich and Implenia Impresa Generale SA are pleased to celebrate with the authorities the “Roofing Ceremony” for the new Swiss Supercomputing Centre in Lugano. This is a party that is traditionally thrown for the workers to celebrate reaching and completing the roof of a new construction. A successful roofing ceremony […]
Have a look to the assembling of the data center roof for the new Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS) in Lugano. In the movie (see here below) you can see the positioning of the roof beams for the new machine room. Each roof beam is 35 meters long and weights 50 tons.The machine room will […]