[Nottingham] [Talk] Parallel Penguins *TODAY* Thursday 07/05/09

Martin martin at ml1.co.uk
Fri Jun 19 23:52:52 UTC 2009

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Martin wrote:
>>>> This month's talk is guaranteed super! :-)
>>>> Supercomputers
>>>> Including something about the one we have here in Nottingham.
>>> Parallel Penguins
>>> Chris Booth
>>> Nottingham University
> And super it was! :-)
> Thanks to Chris for a screaming good talk and a brief glimpse of some of 
> the work done both in and on the systems. All nicely extreme with 
> simulations of the universe down to molecular interactions and many 
> things in between. All equally extreme with the 80dBA to 100dBA scream 
> of cooling fans and a temperature gradient spanning 14 deg C to 36 deg C 
> across the cooling corridors... If only the students knew what might 
> fall on their heads!...
> And all running batch jobs on Linux :-)
> Great stuff!
> See:
> The Facility
> http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/hpc/html/facility/index.php
> Specifications
> http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/hpc/html/facility/specifications/index.php
> Pictures
> http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/hpc/html/facility/pictures/index.php
> SRIF-III upgrade
> http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/hpc/html/facility/pictures/index2.php

Martin Lomas
martin at ml1.co.uk

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