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The Dawning of the Neo Digital Age in the Era of Nano

Professor Thomas Sterling

09-02-2018
SOUTH AFRICA - Open call for applications for HPC Ecosystems Equipment

The HPC Ecosystems Project is responsible for the distribution and deployment of decommissioned HPC hardware as mid-tier systems to research institutions within Africa.   The current focus of the Project is to support HPC development in the SKA-partner countries across Africa through enabling computational research initiatives and developing human capital in HPC. The HPC Ecosystems Project currently has computing resources available for distribution...

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15-12-2017
CHPC Conference in the News

CHPC 2017 Student Cluster Competition winners on Morning Live, SABC: Watch here South African students to showcase skills in Germany: Read here Students to represent SA at supercomputing competition in Germany next year: Mail and Guardian download Students to compete in Germany: New Age download

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17-10-2017
Firing up the continent

The year 1994 marked a much-anticipated turning point in South Africa's history...read more in the HPC Year Book on page 6

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10-10-2017
CSIR and SA Weather Services partner
CSIR and SA Weather Services partner

For the development of weather and climate products and services The South African Weather Service (SAWS), an entity of the Department of Environmental Affairs, and the Centre for High Performance Computing (CHPC) of the CSIR, have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) that will help strengthen the relationship between the two organisations in terms of knowledge and skills transfer, as well...

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29-08-2017
CHPC supercomputer finds new home in Ghana
CHPC supercomputer finds new home in Ghana

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Relations (CSIR) has through its Centre for High Performance Computing (CHPC), donated a portion of its supercomputer to Ghana, where it will be used for human capital development purposes in preparation for the data processing requirements associated with the Square Kilometre Array’s (SKA) project. The donation of the supercomputer components is part of the...

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22-06-2017
South Africa takes second prize at the 2017 International Student Cluster Competition

Team South Africa has taken second prize in the prestigious International Student Cluster Competition held at the International Supercomputing Conference in Frankfurt, Germany. The results were announced on 21 June 2017, following three-days days of immense hard work by twelve international teams.   The Centre for High Performance Computing (CHPC) trains Computer Science and Engineering students from across South African universities in...

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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)

 

Training & Workshops

CHPC in the News

CHPC SAGrid Cluster Available

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Dirisa Storage Unit Available

Lengau Cluster Available

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