Posted: 28 Oct 2020 | 14:27
EPCC leads a work package of the VESTEC (Visual Exploration and Sampling Toolkit for Extreme Computing) project, which seeks to fuse HPC and real-time data for urgent decision-making for disaster response. Our work has resulted in two accepted papers into SC20 workshops: one around our custom workflow execution system, and another on extending the Common Workflow Language standard to better support parallel application execution.
Posted: 21 Oct 2020 | 11:26
EPCC continues to support industry in these challenging times, leveraging our three key foundations:
- The hosting, provision and management of high-performance computing (HPC) and data facilities for academia and business.
- Research and project support to optimise the computing activities of those organisations.
- Our unique project-based Applications Group, which provides bespoke novel and high-performance software solutions to academia, industry and commerce.
Posted: 14 Oct 2020 | 10:32
During the past year EPCC has increased its engagement with the Machine Intelligence Garage, a UK Government programme that supports innovative startups which make use of machine-learning techniques and artificial intelligence (AI).
Part of the Machine Intelligence Garage's remit is to enable technical support, such as HPC services, which is provided by various partners. For example, its industrial partners include AWS, Google Cloud, and NVIDIA. EPCC is a founding partner and we also offer support and potential collaboration for interested startups.
Posted: 13 Oct 2020 | 11:13
The University of Edinburgh will hold its third Data-Driven Innovation conference (held jointly with The Scotsman newspaper) on Friday 6 November 2020. Join experts from inside the University of Edinburgh and beyond to hear about the enormous challenges – and real opportunities – in our increasingly data-rich world.