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Free HPC in the Cloud MOOC launched

The CloudLightning project has announced the launch of a free open online course High Performance Computing in the Cloud, developed in collaboration with the Irish Centre for Cloud Computing and Commerce (IC4) and Dublin City University. Hosted on FutureLearn, the … Continue reading

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Nov ’17 Followup: Gap Between Research and Industry HPC in Ireland Widens

Despite the recent headlines that Ireland now ranks highest in number of Top500 supercomputers per capita, we have continued our steep fall on the research High Performance Computing stage – a trajectory that has been highlighted on several occasions. It … Continue reading

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9th Irish Supercomputer List: Ireland #1 in Top500 Supercomputers per capita

Also a must read for more insightful stats: Nov ’17 Followup: Gap Between Research and Industry HPC in Ireland Widens The 9th Irish Supercomputer List was released today featuring two new world-class supercomputers. This is the first time that Ireland … Continue reading

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8th Irish Supercomputer List: Irish HPC capacity more than doubles again

The 8th Irish Supercomputer List was released today, featuring two new Top500-class machines. The new entrants, from an undisclosed software company, feature at spots 196 and 197 on the 49th Top500 Supercomputer List, each with a Linpack Rmax of 819.16 … Continue reading

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ISL Welcomes Paddy Doyle to Advisory Committee

The Irish Supercomputer List extends a warm welcome to Paddy Doyle who is now on the ISL Advisory Committee. Paddy works in the Research IT Support unit (formerly TCHPC) in Trinity College Dublin, where he has contributed to a number of … Continue reading

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ISL’s Dr John Regan advances supermassive black hole research

Dr. John Regan, an astrophysicist and founding member of the Irish Supercomputer List has provided an explanation for how supermassive black holes got so massive, so early in our universe. The existence of such massive black holes so early in … Continue reading

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10 years of Irish supercomputing: What has changed? – SiliconRepublic

Here is an article reflecting on 10 years of ICHEC (The Irish Centre for High-End Computing) from our friends at SiliconRepublic.com: 10 years of Irish supercomputing: What has changed?. Certainly a lot has changed, but the article hits on something that … Continue reading

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List #7 – Three years of the Irish Supercomputer List

The Irish Supercomputer List is celebrating three years this month.  List #7 (November 2016) shows no change since the massive changes last June (List #6) where there were six new machines, with three in the Top500, and a doubling of … Continue reading

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6th Irish Supercomputer List: Irish HPC capacity doubles, new #1, three new Top500-class machines!

In a dramatic shake-up of the Irish High Performance Computing landscape, the 6th Irish Supercomputer List was announced today. The new list features six new machines at positions 1, 2, 3, 8, 20 and 27. The top three machines are … Continue reading

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ISL to present at Dell HPC Summit

Ravi Reddy from The Irish Supercomputer List will be presenting at the Dell HPC Summit at the Dunsink Observatory in Dublin on Thursday March 24. Other presenters include Dell, the Irish Centre for High End Computing (ICHEC), Cluster Vision and … Continue reading

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