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HPC

SuperMUC more than doubles performance after upgrade

1 July 2015
The Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ) of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities in Garching near Munich, part of the Gauss Centre for Supercomputing (GCS) has announced that its flagship supercomputer SuperMUC has now been upgraded and has been put into official operation during a ceremony on Monday, June 29, 2015

INDUSTRY

New materials and personalised design to be focus of simulation meeting

10 June 2015
How computer simulation can cope with material choice, design variants, and replacing physical models will be discussed at the NAFEMS World Congress being held from 21 to 24 June in San Diego, California

APPLICATIONS

CFMS announces results from IBM POWER8 Product Evaluation

10 June 2015
The engineering industry could get a boost to its simulation performance as the Centre for Modelling and Engineering (CFMS) has released the results of its independent product evaluation of IBM’s Power System S824L, which was assessed for readiness and utilisation in technical computing and HPC workloads

INDUSTRY

Autoscribe LIMS selected by UK energy innovation centre

10 June 2015

RESEARCH

Southampton University heralded for work on computer science and autonomous systems

8 June 2015

HPC

Hartree Centre receives £313 million partnership with IBM

5 June 2015

HPC

Cray reinforces strategic vision at opening of European HQ

4 June 2015

HPC

Oxford starts new Lenovo cluster

1 June 2015

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White Papers & Resources

Weathering HPC challenges

By Allinea
2 April 2015
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Thermo Scientific™ SampleManager LIMS™ and Thermo Scientific™ Dionex™ Chromeleon™ CDS Link

By Trish Meek, Director of Strategy for the Informatics Business at Thermo Fisher Scientific
16 March 2015

A model Centre

By CFMS
10 March 2015
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Analysis & Opinion

How Japan promotes the use of HPC

11 June 2015
In the fifth report from the PRACEdays15 meeting in Dublin at the end of May, Robert Roe finds some surprising similarities, but also some differences, between strategies employed by Europe and Japan to encourage the use of HPC

The challenge of change for informatics software

10 June 2015
Long-established vendors of informatics software face challenges in keeping up to date with technology, but as Gloria Metrick discusses in the first of three articles on this topic, customer needs are what drives renewal

Will a European company build Europe’s first Exascale computer?

9 June 2015
The mood at PRACEdays15 in Dublin was rightly positive. But testing times lie ahead and Tom Wilkie asks if there is a paradox at the heart of European HPC policy

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Latest PROFILES

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Making light work of QC micro for regulated manufacturing

Making light work of QC micro for regulated manufacturing

Lonza Bioscience’s MODA system offers not just a paperless but a mobile and sanitisable way to carry out microbiology testing. Sophia Ktori reports

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Don’t make a lottery out of choosing a LIMS

Autoscribe’s LIMS has more than the usual applications, from lotteries to vehicle rentals, as Sophia Ktori discovers

Profile

Change and continuity

Change and continuity

What happens when a relatively small informatics company is acquired by a very large healthcare corporation? Tom Wilkie looks at the case of Abbott Informatics and Starlims

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Latest press releases

Altair announces PBS Professional 13.0

NEWS RELEASES
2 July 2015
Altair has announced the general availability of PBS Professional 13.0, the latest version of its software for high-performance computing (HPC) workload management and job scheduling on clusters and supercomputers
Altair

Elsevier updates Reaxys Medicinal Chemistry

NEWS RELEASES
2 July 2015
Elsevier, a provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, has announced enhancements to Reaxys Medicinal Chemistry tool that address the critical workflow and data challenges of early drug discovery
Elsevier

FreezerPro version 7

20 May 2015
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RURO

Cleversafe to join iRODS Consortium

20 May 2015
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Cleversafe

Bright OpenStack

19 May 2015
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Bright Computing

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Forthcoming events

ISC High-Performance

Frankfurt
12-16 July 2015
Prometeus GmbH

XSEDE15 Conference

Marriott Renaissance St. Louis Grand Hotel, St. Louis, USA
26-30 July 2015
Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE)

Argonne training program on extreme-scale computing

Pheasant Run Resort, Chicago, USA
2-14 August 2015
Argonne National Laboratory

2015 European Altair Technology Conference

Paris, France
29 September-1 October 2015
Altair