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Registrations Open: CHPC National Conference 2018

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

Professor Thomas Sterling

28-06-2018
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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28-06-2018
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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15-03-2018
CHPC joins DARA in Madagascar for the Linux and Python training

Centre for High Performance Computing (CHPC) scientists headed for Madagascar in February to run a week-long hands-on introductory computer programming with Linux and Python course. The course forms part of the Development in Africa with Radio Astronomy (DARA) project and was hosted at the Institute and Observatory Geophysics of Antananarivo.  The ability to programme with Linux and Python is critical for...

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07-03-2018
CHPC holds eighth Basic Programming with Linux and Python school

The Centre for High Performance (CHPC) computing held its eighth basic programming school recently, at the North West University (NWU), Potchefstroom campus. High performance computing (HPC) technicians, engineers and researchers, supported by NWU staff, descended on the campus to expose students from universities and research councils across the country to opensource technologies utilised at HPC centres internally.  The CHPC started the...

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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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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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