Pawsey news

18 May 2020

Pawsey expertise accelerated genome assembly for early COVID-19 detection

Researchers using Pawsey supercomputing and expertise have recently demonstrated a fast, sensitive diagnostic test for SARS-CoV-2.  The new approach can reliably detect lower concentrations of the virus than most existing tests and provides more genetic information about the novel coronavirus for researchers trying to trace its development and spread and create a vaccine. The automated

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21 April 2020

Leaders in Australian Computing Research Begin Battle with COVID-19

NCI Australia and the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre are supporting the Australian and international research community undertaking COVID-19 research through provision of streamlined, prioritised and expedited access to computation and data resources. Both national facilities are contributing resources to support researchers in Australia in the fight against COVID-19.  NCI today announces support for three targeted projects with

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9 April 2020

Pawsey Webinar Series: Containers in HPC

The use of containers has become an attractive framework for several areas of research supported by Pawsey (including bioinformatics and machine learning, among others). Pawsey supports the usage of OpenFOAM containers. You can read more in the Pawsey documentation, The most recent supported versions of OpenFOAM. Invitation for Online Training: Training dates will be advised soon.

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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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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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