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CHPC Student Cluster Competition 2018

SANReN Cyber Security Challenge 2018

CHPC recognised for HPC development in Mozambique
CHPC recognised for HPC development in Mozambique

During the MoRENet (Mozambique Research Network) Conference held in Maputo, Mozambique, 10-11 December 2018, the CHPC was recognised for its contribution towards development of HPC in Mozambique. The honourable Minister of Science, Education and Technology, Prof. Jorge Nhambiu, issued the CHPC with a Certificate of Recognition received by Dr Werner Janse van Rensburg, CHPC Research Manager, at the closing ceremony...

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CHPC National Conference hits 500 mark
CHPC National Conference hits 500 mark

Over 500 delegates participated in the 2018 CHPC National Conference which took place in Cape Town early December. The conference consisted of local and international delegates as well as representatives from the South African Development Community (SADC).   The comprehensive programme included national and international contributions as well as contributions from cyberinfrastructure system partners: the South African National Research Network and...

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CHPC collaboration wins international Workforce Diversity Leadership Award
CHPC collaboration wins international Workforce Diversity Leadership Award

The CHPC has been announced as the winner of the prestigious Workforce Diversity Leadership Award at the 2018 Supercomputing Conference (SC) in Dallas, Texas. Tom Tabor, CEO of Tabor Communications Inc., the publishers of HPCwire which is a leading publication for news and information for the high performance computing (HPC) industry unveiled the CHPC as winners of the 2018 HPCwire Readers’...

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CHPC student graduates with a doctorate in Physics

Cliffton Masedi, a CSIR Centre for High Performance Computing (CHPC) student, has graduated with a Doctor of Philosophy: Physics from the University of Limpopo. Now formally addressed as Dr Cliffton Masedi, his thesis is titled: Computational Modelling Studies of Discharge Products of Advanced Lithium-Sulphur Batteries and was supervised by Professor Phuti Ngoepe (University of Limpopo) and co-supervised by Dr Happy Sithole...

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Student Cluster Competition team takes third place in Germany
Student Cluster Competition team takes third place in Germany

A team of South African students has claimed third place at an international high performance computer competition in Frankfurt, Germany. The team of six, made up of Witwatersrand and Limpopo University undergraduate students were part of 12 teams from around the world who represented their countries in the prestigious supercomputing conference that took place from 25 to 27 June 2018....

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CHPC's Lengau cluster remains on Top500 List
CHPC's Lengau cluster remains on Top500 List

The CHPC's Lengau supercomputer has placed  246th on the computing Top 500 List at the International Supercomputing Conference in Frankfurt, Germany in June 2018. The Top 500 List lists computers ranked by their performance on the LINPACK benchmark (The LINPACK Benchmarks measure a system's floating point computing power. Introduced by Jack Dongarra, they measure how fast a computer solves a dense...

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CHPC in the Media

South African CHPC Unveils Lengau Supercomputer (HPC Wire)

Dell Powers 1 Petaflop Lengau Supercomputer for CHPC in South Africa (Inside HPC)

South African Lengau System leaps towards Petaflops (The Next Platform)

Dell's new supercomputer is the fastest in Africa (ZDNet UK)

South Africa’s supercomputing facility unveils the fastest computer in Africa (Creamer’s Media Engineering News)

5 geeky ways CSIR’s Lengau supercomputer will aid researchers (Memeburn)

Introducing Lengau: Africa's fastest super computer (BizCommunity)

SA unleashes Africa's fastest supercomputer (IT Web)

Africa's fastest computer revealed (Africa Info)

Africa's fastest computer revealed (iAfrica)

South Africa: Science Minister Applauds Africa's Fastest Computer (All Africa)

CSIR switches on Africa’s fastest supercomputer (IT Online)

Could this be Africa’s fastest computer? (SA Vibe)

CSIR’s Centre for High Performance Computing unveils fastest computer in Africa (Technobok)

R100m super computer has ‘significant’ benefits for SA (City Press)

Africa's fastest computer launched (SA news)

SA’s fastest computer is 40 000 times faster than yours (Mype)

Africa’s fastest supercomputer unveiled in Cape Town (The Zimbabwe Mail)

Dell, CSIR unveil 'fastest computer in Africa' (IT Web Africa)

CSIR’s new supercomputer is Africa’s fastest, aptly named Lengau (Memeburn)

Massive supercomputer launched in South Africa – photos (My Broadband)

Fastest computer in Africa unveiled in Cape Town (Times Live)

Fastest computer in Africa unveiled in Cape Town (Herald Live)


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