During SC13 Rich Bruckner of insideHPC visited the Swiss hpc-ch booth. This was great opportunity to discuss with him about the highlights of the SC13 conference and the last developments in HPC in Switzerland.
SC attracts an exclusive group of scientists, researchers, department managers, lab directors and decision makers from all corners of the High Performance Computing (HPC) and networking industry. This year, SC13 will feature one of the largest exhibitions in conference history, with nearly 400 exhibitors from industry and research institutions around the world. The representatives of CSCS and […]
The Swiss National Supercomputing Center (CSCS) announces that the upgraded Cray XC30 supercomputer “Piz Daint” has exceeded petaflops sustained performance in scientific production runs. At the same time “Piz Daint” demonstrates significant improvements in the energy efficiency. This important milestone will enable researchers to study more detailed models with higher accuracy. “Piz Daint”, in operation […]
CSCS is operating for professors of ETH Zurich a NEC Cluster called “Mönch”. Mönch is named after a mountain in the Bernese Alps, elevation 4107m. The cluster is a 9 rack NEC-provided Intel-based system with 4 login nodes, 312 standard compute nodes, 24 large-memory compute nodes and 8 servers to provide I/O to Lustre. Each […]
More than 50 students from schools in Ticino visited CSCS to learn about professions related to computer science. The visit was organized together between the office of occupational orientation of the Canton of Ticino and CSCS. In the following broadcast (in Italian) by Teleticino the students report about the afternoon they had at CSCS.