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Training & Workshops

18-01-2016
NMMU hosts the 6th CHPC Introduction to Programming with Linux and Python School
NMMU hosts the 6th CHPC Introduction to Programming with Linux and Python School

CHPC started its week-long Programming with Linux and Python School at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU), North Campus on Monday 18 January 2016. About 60 Masters and Doctoral students in fields of science and engineering from universities all over South Africa gathered at the ICT Department of the university for the basic scientific programming course intended to introduce postgraduate students...

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08-01-2016
CHPC installs new system
CHPC installs new system

CHPC users will notice that systems are currently inaccessible as has been communicated by the centre from the end of last year. At the CHPC National Conference in December 2015, the centre unveiled its new PETAFLOP (PFLOP) machine, a computer with processing speeds capable of a thousand-trillion floating point operations per second. The installation of the new system means CHPC users can...

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07-01-2016
Wits wins 2015 Student Cluster Competition

  Wits University has for a second-year running, snatched the top position in the annual CHPC Student Cluster Competition, making Wits the main component of the South African national team that will proceed to the international competition.  The event took place at the CHPC National Conference held at the CSIR international Convention Centre, 30 November - 4 December 2015. Nine teams were...

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07-01-2016
Student Poster Winners at CHPC 2015 Conference
Student Poster Winners at CHPC 2015 Conference

The CHPC National Conference held from 30 November to 4 December 2015 featured 20 student researchers who demonstrated their work through posters. Thy came from various South African institutions of higher learning and across many research domain and showcased their CHPC facilitated research.   A panel of five independent judges, experts in the fields of engineering, biomedical applications, computational chemistry and...

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14-08-2015
Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on S&T visits CHPC

The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Science and Technology (PPCST) visited the Centre for High Performance Computing (CHPC) in Rosebank, Cape Town on 12 August 2015 where they gained insights on the centre's operations, challenges and future plans. CHPC Director, Dr Happy Sithole offered a presentation of the centre's structure, key operations and high level projects to the 10 committee members, who...

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21-07-2015
CHPC takes 2nd prize in 2015 Student Cluster Competition

On 15 July the CHPC student team took second honours at the 4th High Performance Computing Advisory Council HPCAC-International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) Student Cluster Competition, , where more than 2,600 attendees and 160 exhibitors from around the globe met in Frankfurt, Germany.     The competition featured small teams that competed to demonstrate the incredible capabilities of state-of- the-art high-performance cluster hardware and...

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