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Big Data Week is back!

By • April 26th, 2017

Pawsey is pleased to present Big Data Week once again, a week-long celebration of big data that involves various events around Perth. “Big data” is a buzz phrase that has been on the tip of everyone’s tongues lately. But what is big data and why do we need it? Big data surrounds us. We interactmore…

Perth: NASA’s international space apps challenge returns

By • April 11th, 2017

Space Apps Perth returns for 2017! Once again, Pawsey Supercomputing Centre is a proud sponsor of Perth Space Apps, which is returning to Perth for the second year running. The theme for the 2017 International Space Apps Challenge is “Earth.” Come along to exchange ideas, brainstorm and solve planet Earth’s problems. This year, scientists, coders,more…

Athena: Call for Early Adopters

By • April 10th, 2017

The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre is currently in the process of installing the Advanced Technology Cluster, known now as “Athena”, consisting of two emerging technology architectures. These components include an Intel Xeon Phi cluster with a 100 GBps OmniPath interconnect, and a NVIDIA Pascal GPU cluster with a 100 Gbps EDR Infinband interconnect. The two modest sizemore…

Researchers welcomed Pawsey experts

By • April 7th, 2017

After the success of this year’s Roadshow in Hobart and last year’s Roadshow in Melbourne, Pawsey experts recently hit the road again to reach out to researchers in Brisbane, Sydney and Adelaide! From March 20th to 24th 2017, the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre staff toured Australia with the Pawsey Roadshow to assist researchers in taking theirmore…