Germany’s Plans for User Inclusivity and Green Exascale
Authors: Thomas Sorensen and Earl Joseph
Publication Date: November 20
Length: 8 pages
The HPC User Forum was established in 1999 to promote the health of the global HPC industry and address issues of common concern to users. In October 2022, the 81st HPC User Forum took place at HLRS Stuttgart, Germany. This update summarizes a presentation from that conference given by Roland Krüppel, who is responsible for the HPC activities at the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (abbreviated BMBF for Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung). This presentation and brief Q&A session was meant to highlight the German HPC strategy, give an overview of the current situation, and discuss their plans for the future.
Intel Advancing the Landscape of Molecular Dynamics
The HPC User Forum was established in 1999 to promote the health of the global HPC industry and address issues of common concern to users. In May 2021, the 76th HPC User Forum took place virtually. This update summarizes a presentation from that virtual conference given by Michael Brown, Principal Engineer, Intel. Brown provided updates on Intel's progress on optimizing NAMD for Intel's new instruction set architecture, how it interacts with their most recent processor offerings, and how Intel is looking to the future of molecular dynamics.
June 2021 | HPC User Forum Update
Met Office: Step Change for UK in $1.6B Procurement
Thomas Sorensen, Earl Joseph
In May 2021, the 76th HPC User Forum took place virtually. This update summarizes a presentation from that virtual conference given by Richard Lawrence, IT Fellow for Supercomputing at the Met Office, the UK’s national meteorological service. He provided updates on their current activities, challenges, and goals, as well as gave insights into their procurement process and what the community can expect from the Met Office in the upcoming years.
8 202021 | HPC User Forum Update