Pawsey news

26 March 2020

Australian supercomputing centres join efforts against COVID-19

Pawsey Supercomputing Centre and NCI Australia today launched a COVID-19 Special call for High-Performance Computing (HPC), cloud, storage resources and associated technical support for research projects directly responding to the pandemic. All research (academic, government or commercial sector) focussed on tackling the COVID-19 pandemic which requires computation and/or data resources will be considered. According to

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22 March 2020

Growing Pawsey expertise on container orchestration solutions

Opportunities to work with Kubernetes container orchestration, building on Pawsey’s existing container technology for its HPC systems, are some of the features offered by the new refreshed Nimbus cloud, available at Pawsey from April 1st.  The new high-throughput computing infrastructure represents a significant improvement from the original Nimbus Cloud, in CPU, memory and storage, providing

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17 March 2020

Pawsey’s business response to COVID-19

Pawsey Executive Director, Mark Stickells, together with his leadership team want to make the community aware of the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre’s business response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The intent is to keep the Pawsey community informed and up to date with the actions that the Centre is taking on the situation that the world is

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10 March 2020

New Pawsey Nimbus Cloud infrastructure available for Australian researchers

Pawsey is offering a new Nimbus Cloud to Australian researchers from 1 April 2020. Applications are open now to this high-throughput computing (HTC) infrastructure. Applications for allocations on the new Nimbus Cloud are now open. You can apply today via this link using your institution’s credentials. Nimbus offers on-site, flexible and fast HTC infrastructure complementary

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27 February 2020

HPE to deliver a dedicated system for astronomy needs

HPE has been selected by the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre in Perth to deliver a new $2 million compute cluster that will support one of the Square Kilometre Array precursor projects in Australia, the Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) radio telescope. The new 78-node cluster will provide a dedicated system for astronomers to process in excess of

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Peoples' Choice Award winner, Ashling Charles
18 February 2020

Exploring Mars through Internships: A special Pawsey Friday

February saw the Pawsey Summer Internship program come to an end with 12 students presenting posters on their research, experiences and learnings at the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre. Every year, the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre runs an intensive 10-week internship program. In November 2019, a group of students were selected to join the program to delve deeper into

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2019 - Highlights of the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre
18 December 2019

Highlights of 2019: Technology, Expertise and Collaboration

Another year has come and gone at the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre. 2019 was full of collaboration, achievements, challenges and new beginnings – a testament to the Centre’s skills, capabilities and services. Pawsey is a Tier-1 supercomputing facility in Australia. Its aim – delivering cutting-edge supercomputing and data services for the benefit of society, industry and

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2019 HPC Research Fellow - Jennifer Yeung
15 December 2019

Jennifer Yeung, Inaugural Pawsey Research Fellow

2019 saw Pawsey host its inaugural research fellow, Jennifer Yeung from Oshawa, Canada, as part of its new high-performance computing (HPC) research fellowship program. This fellowship provides professional graduates from non-computational or data science backgrounds, with the opportunity to explore the development of their career in the HPC industry. Jennifer, or Jenn as she prefers,

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2 December 2019

Starting summer with a 10-week internship

Twelve students have joined the annual Pawsey Summer Internship program, which began in November this year. Annually, this 10-week intensive internship program selects students to delve deeper into their scientific areas through high-performance computing. Students are supervised by project leads on their respective projects, which range from geophysical use of HPC, atomic and molecular photon

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27 November 2019

Australian HPC landscape showcased in Denver

Pawsey Supercomputing Centre joined more than 10,000 participants including researchers, scientists, application developers, computing centre staff and management, computing industry staff, agency program managers, journalists, and congressional staffers at SC19, the largest international supercomputing conference. The conference took place in Denver last week and Pawsey together with NCI Australia, our sister institution in Canberra, showcased

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