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Training & Workshops

29-01-2015
Planning for the next three years
Planning for the next three years

Members of various research and user communities gathered at the CHPC in Cape Town on 29 January 2015, to develop the centre's strategic objectives for years 2015-2018.  This meeting is customary to the centre as it allows its users to determine the centre's direction and focus and hopefully creates a sense of ownership among all. Some of the items on the...

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23-01-2015
Multidisciplinary innovator Peter Braam to guest lecture at CHPC

Dr Peter Braam will be presenting a series of lectures and workshop for CHPC between 22 and 27 February 2015. Here is the program. Peter is currently working with Cambridge University on the SKA telescope science data processor and is most known as the creator of the Lustre File System. The offering is as follows: Software architecture & engineering processes: concept and practise Trends...

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30-10-2014
Winner: CHPC User Satisfaction Survey

Miss Olayide Adebimpe Arodola, a UKZN masters graduate in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, was selected in a lucky draw, the winner of the CHPC User Satisfaction Survey. She has won a tribal chess set and a travelling laptop bag.  Olayide has a Masters Degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, specialising in molecular modelling and drug design research. She was involved in two of her own projects, which...

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26-06-2014
South Africa retains supercomputing championship

South Africa has successfully defended its championship of the International Student Cluster Competition, winning the overall prize in Leipzig, Germany. The announcement made on 25 June 2014, shocked many attendees of the International Supercomputing Conference since it is the first time a team wins the competition two years in a row. The South African Team of six was also the youngest...

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23-06-2014
Tiahne-2 retains No.1 supercomputer status
Tiahne-2 retains No.1 supercomputer status

Tianhe-2, a supercomputer developed by China's National University of Defense Technology has retained its position as the world's No.1 system for the third consecutive time.  Tianhe-2 has performance of 33.86 petaflop/s (quadrillions of calculations per second) on the Linpack benchmark, according to the 43rd edition of the twice-yearly TOP500 list of the world’s most powerful supercomputers. Please click here for more...

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06-06-2014
The year for imprints on international projects
The year for imprints on international projects

CHPC has made significant progress in ensuring world-class computing services to its user-base, affiliated with international science and technology projects and put human capital development in the fore-front of its planning in the 2013-14 financial year.   CHPC joins SKA CHPC has joined the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project and forms part of the Science Data Processing (SDP) Consortium of SKA together with...

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CHPC Student Cluster Competition 2014

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Tsessebe Cluster Available

Graphical Processing Unit Cluster Available

CHPC SAGrid Cluster Available

Dirisa Storage Unit Available

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