How to Blender: Supercomputer Edition

Welcome everyone. Today I will walk you step by step through how I use Blender in this project. This post will contain many pictures, as the content is pretty graphic, but they have been slightly modified for simplicity and to keep the focus on

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From an edge to the whole picture

Hi there! It’s almost the end of summer holidays and the summer of HPC, and I still haven’t made to tell you everything about what I’m working on. I was done with the CFD exercise so I started with a new one

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Researching the center of Europe

After the amazing training week in Juelich Supercomputing Centre where we had a brief introduction to OpenMP, MPI, ParaView, CUDA and some Team Building, it was time to start with the real business. I got into a plane headed to the heart of

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Bringing visualisation to the web with Python and Bokeh

These days the world seems to run on data; from Google, to the NSA/GCHQ, to CERN, everyone seems to want more data, and be willing to go to great lengths to get it. However, once we have all of this

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Python, MPI, CFD and ARCHER – what is a bigger challenge?

Hi Guys! In this blog post, I would like to introduce you my project “Parallelising Scientific Python Applications” which I’m working on at EPCC under Dr. Neelofer Banglawala. Wait! Sit down, don’t worry and get a cup of excellent British tea.

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Familiarizing with Edinburgh

A bit of history at the beginning. Once upon a time in the town of Edinburgh, Scotland – it was a cloudy summer day, not very cold but also not very warm. Just a typical Scottish day (if you know

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Linear solvers are behind lattice QCD

In my first post I told you about the wonders of lattice QCD, and I explained why we need supercomputing to actually solve problems involving very small particles. I told you about huge machines that can do in one second

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How to prepare MD simulation? Halfway in Athens.

My enzyme is ready for further steps!

First month has already passsed. That was really fast. But that is what happens when you have limited time for unlimited activities – which Greece for sure gives you, and which, for sure gives you a project in Molecular Dynamics

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Summer in the North

If we make a wordcloud for all the things that we said during the training week in Juelich, the biggest word would be “WHERE” I guess. Was that nerdy enough for an introduction for an HPC summer program?  “Where are

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Python Public Service Announcement: Virtual environments

Snake oil - Python get it?...

Possibly fictitious excerpt from the Python Conference announcement of Virtual Environments. Most honorable Python developers, please raise your hand if you’ve ever gone from the highs of writing Python to the dreary comedowns of library version control. “Everybody raises hands”

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Marta Cudova

Marta CUDovA. Parallel computing is her destiny. For sure!

Marta Cudova is a 25 years old Czech girl coming from the heart of the South Moravia, a lovely city called Brno. She has just finished her master’s studies in the field of Computer and Embedded Systems at the Brno University

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Thomas Wright

Thomas of House Wright, was born in the frigid north, outside the capital Winterfell, near enough as makes no matter. An ambitious youth, he had known from an early age that he would take up the pursuit of knowledge. When

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Marco Forte

Marco's grand day out (Cologne)

Each year aspiring young programmers, engineers, and scientists from throughout the fabled land of Europe set out on a noble quest to tour the furthest reaches of the realm, seeking to master the arcane art of parallelism, and spread the

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Anna Gradou

Anna Gradou is a young student from Athens, Greece. She is 23 years old and she is currently finishing her undergraduate studies at the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications of the University of Athens. She is doing her thesis which

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Mateusz Lango

Mateusz Lango is an ambitious PhD student from the Institute of Computing Science in Poznan University of Technology in Poland. In the PRACE Summer of HPC programme, he will be investigating how link prediction algorithms can benefit from being solved

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Peter Labus

Peter Labus is a 29 years old PhD student at the International School of Advanced Studies in Trieste, a harbor city located in the north-east of the wonderful country of Italy. While completing his PhD in Theoretical Physics he is

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Sofia Kypraiou

Sophia Kypraiou is a young student from Greece. She is an undergraduate student at the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications of the University of Athens and she will graduate during September. She is currently finishing her thesis on “Temporal Recommendation

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Shaun Lahert

Shaun Lahert is a recent graduate of Theoretical Physics from Trinity College Dublin. He is spending this summer at the Cyprus Institute on PRACE’s Summer of HPC. Shaun will be working on Lattice QCD, in particular he will be examining

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Katerina Galata

Her name is Katerina Galata. She 21 years old and comes from Athens, Greece. She is an undergraduate chemical engineer in the National Technical University of Athens. At the moment, she is doing her diploma in particle simulations in order

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Ambra Abdullahi Hassan

Ambra is a lovely, fun Italian girl of 24 years. Actually while her mom is Italian her dad comes from Somalia. Unfortunately she does not speak Somalian yet, nor has she been there — something she certainly wants to change in the future. Ambra

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Gözde Sarıkaya

Gözde is 24 years old and comes from Istanbul, Turkey. She received her BSc in Mathematics, which also includes major with Computer Engineering. At the moment, she’s pursuing Master’s Degree on Information Security and Cryptography at Istanbul Technical University. Gözde

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Anurag Dogra

This is my good friend Anurag Dogra. He is an Indian born, linguistic magician, salsa dancing phenomenon, who loves to feast on polish food. He studied his undergraduate degree in India in Mechanical and Automotive engineering, before completing his masters

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Sam Hewitt

Sam is a friend of mine from UK,another mechanical engineer like me but born and brought up in Manchester,England and he graduated his Master Degree from Durham University (North East of England).He is currently pursuing his PhD in Manchester University

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Tomislav Šubić

“When I saw Tomislav for the first time I knew that he is not the right person to make a fun of,” said his best friend Boris. “He doesn’t say a much, but I just know, you say the wrong

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Samanta Makurat

Samanta Makurat comes from the beautiful city of Gdansk in Poland, where she is making her PhD degree in Chemistry. Her main field is computational chemistry, and as a theoretical part of Biological Sensitizers Laboratory team is responsible for supporting

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