May 26, 2009 in in_the_news, news

Canada’s Fastest Supercomputers: Daniel Gruner and Chris Loken, SciNet Consortium

SciNet is a new High-Performance Computing consortium based at University of Toronto which operates Canada’s two fastest supercomputers in a new, highly energy-efficient datacentre. We will discuss the challenges of designing, building and operating a cluster with 30,000 cores and the surrounding infrastructure as well as the software systems.