Primarily based on Atos’ BullSequana XH2000, the ‘Vega’ supercomputer was inaugurated at the Institute of Information Science (IZUM) in Slovenia
Maribor (Slovenia), Paris (France) April 21, 2021
Atos and the Institute of Information Science (IZUM) in Maribor, Slovenia, today announce that the to start with EuroHPC supercomputer is now operational. This is the ‘Vega’ supercomputer, centered on Atos’ BullSequana XH2000 architecture, which is now installed adhering to a commence-up ceremony hosted by IZUM with the Prime Minister of the Republic of Slovenia, Janez Janša, in attendance, with each other with the Government Vice-President of the European Commission Margrethe Vestager, the Minister of Education and learning, Science and Activity Dr. Simona Kustec and the Government Director of EuroHPC Joint Undertaking Anders Dam Jensen.
Vega, the most significant supercomputer in the region, is centered at IZUM, a public infrastructural institution and analysis group founded by the Government of the Republic of Slovenia. It will be employed to assistance the advancement of top scientific, public sector and industrial purposes in several domains, including customized medication, bio-engineering, weather forecasting, battle versus local climate modify and getting new products and drugs.
It will present scientists from Slovenia and the EuroHPC community with a present day infrastructure delivering optimum performance for computing, facts processing, superior-performance facts evaluation (HPDA), Synthetic Intelligence (AI) and Machine Finding out product advancement with rapid community connectivity to other computing facilities in Slovenia and Europe.
Dr. Aleš Bošnjak, Director of IZUM: “We’re delighted to announce the commence-up of the to start with EuroHPC supercomputer below in Slovenia. Now we can generate ahead our analysis and innovation jobs, in certain our HPC RIVR undertaking style and design ambitions, supporting Slovenian and European scientists and people from the public and business sectors, to meet up with new worries and even more add to the regional and European HPC initiatives.”
Named Vega, after Slovenian mathematician Jurij Vega, the new petascale supercomputer will be co-owned and jointly operated by the EuroHPC JU (The European Substantial-Effectiveness Computing Joint Undertaking). Able of executing a lot more than six,eight petaflops (six,eight million billion calculations for each 2nd), the program will be amongst the world’s leading 5 supercomputers.
Agnes Boudot, Senior Vice President, Head of HPC & Quantum at Atos concluded “As the top European supercomputer company, we are happy to be contributing toward advancing analysis and innovation in Slovenia and in Europe. ‘Vega’, as element of the EuroHPC application and community, is element of a European worldclass supercomputing ecosystem and will help Europe compete globally in strategic domains these types of as synthetic intelligence, bio-engineering and the battle versus local climate modify.”
Atos was awarded a 5-yr €17.3 million euro contract to source, install and keep the BullSequana XH2000 ‘Vega’ supercomputer.
- twelve x BullSequana XH2000 Immediate Liquid cooling racks
- six.8PF Linpack Effectiveness (Rmax)
- 960 CPU nodes with AMD EPYC 7H12 processors
- sixty GPU nodes with four x NVIDIA A100 Tensor Main GPUs every
- Overall 325TB of memory
- 1PB of usable storage for Substantial Performace storage
- 18PB of usable storage for Massive Capacity Storage
- Infiniband HDR Interconnect
- 38 x Atos Sequana x400 sequence services node
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Photo caption: from left to suitable – Branko Zebec, Assistant Director of IZUM Dr Simona Kustec, Minister of Education and learning, Science and Activity Janez Janša, Prime Minister of the Republic of Slovenia and Dr Aleš Bošnjak Director of IZUM.