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Data sans frontieres

Author: Rob Baxter
Posted: 21 Mar 2013 | 16:32

Monday 18th March, a chilly day in Gothenburg, Sweden, and the formal launch of the Research Data Alliance. With keynotes from EU Commissioner Neelie Kroes, Australian Ambassador to the EU Duncan Lewis and NSF Director of Computer and Information Science and Engineering Farnam Jahanian this was a significant event, and indication of the importance that policy makers and funders are now attaching to the management of, and access to, research data worldwide.

EPCC team enters the ISC’13 Student Cluster Challenge

Author: Xu Guo
Posted: 21 Mar 2013 | 14:06

[The article was contributed by the EPCC Student Cluster Challenge competition team.]

The Student Cluster Challenge at ISC (International Supercomputing Conference) is a competition where student teams from around the world build clusters competing against each other to achieve the maximum performance whilst remaining within a strict power limit of 3kW. Cluster performance will be assessed by the HPCC  (HPC Challenge) benchmark suite and a set of real world benchmarks.  

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