15 degrees, rain and HPC: Summer in Edinburgh (week 4)

After visiting Edinburgh Castle during the previous weekend, I was determined to dive deeper into all those things that are typical for Edinburgh. One of the most iconic ones? The Edinburgh Royal Military Tattoo! The actually affordable tickets (starting at

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This summer is hot!

Dear readers, in this blog I offer a brief digest of impressions, memories,  and thoughts from the past few weeks, when I started on my adventure/journey for wisdom and experience in High Performance Computing in two beautiful cities Barcelona and Budapest. At

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Cluster Scale GPGPU with OpenCL

Previous posts about climate modeling and CESM were required as this post is the crème de la crème of CESM from my point of view. Cluster scale GPGPU seems to be very nice, on paper, but as soon as we

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CESM – Modeling Earth Future Climate

CESM - High Level Component Diagram

Following the previous post, it is clear why climate modeling is performed using computers. The amount of data and computational needs of climate simulations can be significant, so supercomputers are extensively used to perform the task. In fact, THE strongest

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Celebrating the end of the lessons at Alien Rock

After a hard-working day of OpenMP, we decided to do some “extreme” sport. The SoHPC climbing team was formed by Vojtech, Lukas and me (Nicolas). We decided to go to a gym recommended by Nix called Alien Rock. The particularity of this place

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SoHPC – The Week so far: Pollock Halls & OpenMP

Image of the group having a picnic in Pollock Halls, Edinburgh

The Summer of HPC Training week began on Sunday. Those of us more experienced in the kind of weather that can usually be expected in Edinburgh were pleasantly surprised when we arrived on Saturday. Those who hail from sunnier climes

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Summer of HPC kicks off in Edinburgh

On the cloudy Sunday of the June 29th, 24 perspective young students met together in the town of Edinburgh to start an amazing 2 months long adventure into the High Performance Computing. The kickoff started in the Leonard’s Hall, a

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