Bratislava: Chapter 2 out of 3

How to MPI So… In order to face the segmentation fault, Katerina performed changes in the allocations .. But not only in the makefiles, but into the input files too.. And that defeated the segmenation fault. But now she should

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Two applications for two techniques

Having already introduced you to the technique that will be used for my project in one of my previous posts let me share with you some more things about the application. The application will be used at outreach events and

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Has the rain stopped yet?

Indeed, as the summer comes to an end I realize I had a lot of rain – both here in Scotland and on my computer screen. My project was to develop a weather visualisation application which will be used at

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Shallow waters – the waves start to spread

I started the work on my project by exploring the provided simulation code. This is always a great adventure by its own, studying a code someone else has written before you. To those who never tried it, you definitely should.

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Why is high performance computing so good for image analysis?

My Summer of HPC project  was officially titled “Development of  a sample application in PyCOMPSs”. As you can probably tell it’s a pretty vague title, and I was given a lot of freedom to come up with my own project,

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Finding the fireball

A legend says that there was once a warm sunny day in Scotland. I have started my quest to find out if the myth was true, but I was not the only one. A group of scientists from the UK

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From a Desolate Düren Platform to Spark in Slovakia

Its been one hell of a first couple of weeks here despite the worrying last leg of the trip to Juelich. Everything was smooth sailing until Düren train where the train to Juelich was leaving from an apparently non-existent platform

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If not task farming then what?

When I decided to apply for the EPCC project of the Summer of HPC I knew that my project will be related to some outreach events and it will have educational purposes too.  It has to display how parallelism works

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In Situ Visualization Technique

Traditionally, the process of performing numerical simulations consists of three separate steps: First, the input parameters (such as initial or boundary conditions) are specified, then the simulation is executed and finally, in order to determine the result, it is necessary

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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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Deep exploration of shallow waters

I was invited to participate in SummerOfHPC for the last moment, because one of the guys had some complications and had to cancel his participation. I was really surprised and happy to get this unexpected opportunity all of sudden. So,

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First steps to CINECA – Solving the mystery of ParaView Catalyst

It was a wonderful experience in  SoHPC 2016 first week training in Fz-Juelich super computing center where I attended lectures on MPI, OpenMP, CUDA, and ParaView visualizations. And I added some new friends in my life. It was really interesting

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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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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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Petr Valenta

Petr Valenta comes from the beer heaven of Europe – the Czech Republic. Currently, he is pursuing a master’s studies in the Computational Physics at the Czech Technical University in Prague. He already acquired a bachelor’s degree in the Engineering

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Jiří Blahoš

My name is Jiří Blahoš. Currently I am 23 years old, and I live in Ostrava – the third largest city in the Czech Republic, located on the east side of the country. My hobbies include sports (tennis, biking, basketball,

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Training Week 2016!

PRACE Summer of HPC 2016 Update: Training week at Juelich This year, training week was at Juelich and it seems to have been the best training week yet! From MPI to Go-karting and good food, the week was a blast! It was

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Final Reports on Summer of HPC

We have now reached the last week of the internship and I have just completed my final report. Summer of HPC has been a great experience. I learned a lot during the last two months and am pleased to have

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PetaFlop

Laszlo, Sergio and I were very busy with work coming into the last two weeks of the internship. However, we still found time to let off some steam. With great happiness I’d like to announce the formation of the first

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Two months later…

The summer of HPC has come to an end and I have the best impressions. Let’s have a summary of these couple months. The summer started with a kick off meeting in Barcelona. Sunny weather and interesting lectures for 5

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If you like history then you’ll love Italy!

This time more about my whereabouts in August of 2015. During the summer time, especially in August, Italy is on vacation. Many people go to the seaside or retreat to the more fresh climate in the mountains. The consequence is

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All good things must come to an end

It has been a fantastic couple of weeks, but all good things must come to an end. The time has come for the preparation of the final report and the video presentation. My project has reached a satisfactory position and

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Friends and family

Hi everyone again! I would like to share my other trip in Italy with you. I went to Lucca to visit a friend of mine a few weeks ago. His name is Luca. I went to Lucca through Pisa. I

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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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