Ding Dong LED on High

Jeremy Bennett

Embecosm’s staff got into the Christmas spirit with our entry into the Lymington Christmas Tree Festival. A tree festooned with glittery GNUs and Tuxes, a 3D printed star and 17 small computers

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Report from SC16

Craig Blackmore

I recently attended SC16 in Salt Lake City and here are some of my personal highlights. Energy Efficient Supercomputing (E2SC) Workshop Power utilization and over-provisioning I was particularly looking forward to E2SC. The session began with a keynote from Barry[…]

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Video from Open for Business 2016

Andrew Back

We are pleased to announce that the video from the Open for Business conference — which ran as part of the Wuthering Bytes technology festival back in September — is now online.

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Researchers are needed!

Elisabeth Oswald

A guest post from Professor Elisabeth Oswald, University of Bristol: The Department of Computer Science at the University of Bristol is recruiting for applicants interested in all aspects of leakage aware cryptographic implementations: in particular in the area of utilising[…]

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Pine Cluster Performance

Dan Gorringe

Over the summer of 2016 I created a Pine64 cluster for Embecosm, for use with their work on the TSERO project. To begin with I had a cluster of four boards and I used Linpack to benchmark my original quartet:[…]

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World’s cheapest supercomputer?

Dan Gorringe

First week of work and T Minus 1 week until Hartree HPC summer school with practically no knowledge of software programming, I used the time to learn C by completing Project Euler problems and then converting my serial programs to[…]

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Open for Business 2016 is Next Month

Jeremy Bennett

OpenUK and the BCS Open Source Specialist Group are co-hosts of the annual Open for Business conference.  This festival of open source in the business environment takes place just four weeks from now in Hebden Bridge on Monday 5th September.[…]

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ISC 2016

Craig Blackmore

Recently I attended ISC 2016 in Frankfurt. Here are a few of the talks that grabbed my attention. One of the highlights was the Workshop on Energy-Aware High Performance Computing (EnA-HPC). I particularly enjoyed Dimitrios S. Nikolopoulos’s keynote on exploiting[…]

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