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The first Open Call for Fortissimo2 has been completed. Ten new industrial experiments were selected, three of them having Cineca as reference partner.
Two students spent two months of the summer (July / August) at Cineca, where they worked on PRACE visualization projects. Watch Summer of HPC video presentations at Cineca
CINECA invites all interested scientists, whose projects fit the criteria of the PRACE call, to submit their projects. Preparatory access is intended for testing and developing codes in order to prepare applications for PRACE Tier-0 project access. Preparatory Access Type C includes code development with support from PRACE experts. The next cut-off date is September 15th, 2016.
The new CINECA Tier-0 cluster, Marconi, starts its production phase today, Monday July 4th. It gives the scientific community access to a technologically advanced, energy-efficient HPC solution.
Call for ISCRA class B projects are open. Class B projects can request from 200 Thousand and 2 Million total CPU hours on the MARCONI machine. Maximum duration: 12 months. Deadline: July the 15th 2016
Three Cineca systems Fermi, Marconi and Galileo are ranked in the June 2016 Top500 list. In this list are ranked 5 Italian systems, 3 by Cineca and 2 by ENI, but these system are managed by Cineca too.
Lenovo at ISC unveiled a new technical framework for integrating its advanced server and storage portfolio with technologies from industry-leading partners to create powerful High-Performance Computing (HPC) solutions. Lenovo showcased the first deployment using this framework: the “MARCONI” Supercomputer for Cineca.
Researchers of the Universities and Research Centers based in Lombardy are invited to submit scientific projects in order to receive High Performance Resources and specialized support. The proposals are eligible from any scientific discipline. Deadline: 30th June 2016
Cineca and the National Institute of Statistics ISTAT signed an agreement to perform joint research activities towards the identification and experimentation of methods and techniques for Big Data exploitation.The collaboration aims to study, develop and test new methodologies to collect and analyze huge volumes of data, taking advantage of the Cineca High Performance Data Analytics infrastructure
The PRACE Autumn School 2016 "Modern HPC Development for Scientists and Engineers" will take place on September 27-30 2016, at the Castle of Hagenberg/Linz, in Austria. Registration Deadline: July 1, 2016. Free of charge (not including travel and accommodation).