Dell HPC Day 2012Posted on 23 October 2012
On the 18th of October Dell organised an event called 'HPC Day 2012' that was held in Dublin at the Dunsink Observatory. Over 30 people attended the event representing TCD, UCD, DCU, UL, Tyndall, ICHEC And Dell. The agenda included speakers from Dell, ICHEC, and DCU presenting the latest in HPC and cloud computing plus research that uses the aforementioned resources. The full agenda is listed below.
Further details of the day can be found on Peter Trevaskis' (Field Marketing Manager at Dell) Blog.
|11:00||11:15||Welcome and Introduction||Dermot O'Connell, General Manager, Dell Ireland|
|11:15||12:00||Traditional HPC technology architectural futures (processors, interconnects, and accelerators)||Steve Smith, Senior HPC Consultant, Dell Global HPC Team|
|12:00||12:45||The National Cloud Computing Centre||Mr. Ray Walshe, Director of Cloud Computing Research Centre (cloudCORE) at DCU|
|13:30||14:15||HPC Cloud Bursting||Mr. Niall Wilson, ICHEC Infrastructure Manager|
|14:15||15:00||HPC in the stars||Dr. Turlough Downes, Director of the SCI-SYM UDRC in DCU & currently seconded to DIAS to research star formation using Ireland's and Europe's largest supercomputers.|
|15:15||16:00||Marcel van Drunen, Enterprise Technologist HPC & Cloud at Dell|
|16:00||16:30||Panel Discussion - open to all questions||Panel|
|A State of the Art Air Pollution Forecast System for Ireland
NUI Galway implements Air Quality forecast on ICHEC systems
|Meet Fionn - Ireland’s Latest Supercomputer
ICHEC announce their latest supercomputer that will be available to research throughout Ireland.
|ICHEC Industry Consultation Event
In collaboration with IDAC, the event addresses the importance of Computer Aided Engineering in particular to Engineering sectors such as Manufacturing, Environmental, Oil and Gas, Renewable Energy, Civil, Mechanical and Medical Devices.
|Climate Change Report published with Met Éireann
Ireland's climate: the road ahead report provides an overview of the expected changes in the future Irish climate due to global warming.
|The PRACE 8th Call for Project Access
This Call for Proposals targets large-scale, computationally intensive projects that would not be possible or productive without access to PRACE resources.
|Name Our Computer – A Supercomputer!!
The Name Our Computer outreach project launches to name Ireland's latest supercomputer aimed at primary and secondary school students.
|ICHEC delivers CUDA tutorials at XSEDE/PRACE/RIKEN Summer School in NYC
ICHEC was invited to deliver the CUDA tutorials at this year’s International Summer School on HPC Challenges in Computational Sciences, held June 23-28, 2013, in NYC
|PRACE Award to Dr. Turlough Downes
Irish team gets access to Europe's fastest computer
|Ministerial launch of ICHEC's new funding cycle
Thursday 4th July, at the Royal Irish Academy, Dublin
|Big Data Visualization with R
Hadley Wickham talks about Big Data Visualization with R
|PRACE Autumn School 2013
23-27 Sep, Ljubljana, Slovenia
|ICHEC at BTYSE'13
High-Performance Computing (HPC) Showcase at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition
|ICHEC Receives Honours in 2012 HPCwire Readers’ Choice Awards
ICHEC has been recognised for the 'Most Innovative Use of HPC in Financial Services' in the prestigious HPCwire Readers' Choice Award
ICHEC, UCD and Sandia National Labs collaboration publish in Energies
|PRACE Preparatory Access Call
Continuous open call for preparatory proposals.