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By Mateo Valero and Enric Banda, Barcelona Supercomputing Center The last decade has seen a worldwide increasing interest in Precision Medicine (PM). As a result, a number of computing platforms have been set up in different centres and countries following different strategies and road maps. A common challenge...

Calling all Treasure Hunters! We’re going to give you a chance to be a part of the OpenPOWER Revolution – but you’re going to have to earn it. Guided by our clues, we’ll show you the latest advancements and applications on the OpenPOWER platform. Use what you discover to solve any three of...

By Indrajit Poddar, Yu Bo Li, Qing Wang, Jun Song Wang, IBM These days you can see machine and deep learning applications in so many places. Get driven by a driverless car. Check if your email is really conveying your sense of joy with the IBM...

By Bruce Wile, CAPI Chief Engineer and Distinguished Engineer, IBM Power Systems Last week at OpenPOWER Summit Europe, we announced a brand-new Framework designed to make it easy for developers to begin using CAPI to accelerate their applications. The CAPI Storage, Network, and Analytics Programming Framework,...

By Bruce Wile, CAPI Chief Engineer and Distinguished Engineer, IBM Improving on the CAPI Base Technology In the datacenter, metrics matter.  Competition between application providers is fierce, with pressure to provide benchmarks that show continued competitive advantages in performance, price, and power.  Application level improvements rode the...

Eduard Ayguadé, Computer Sciences Associate Director at BSC The Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) is Spain’s National Supercomputing facility. Our mission is to investigate, develop and manage information technologies to facilitate scientific progress. It was officially constituted in April 2005 with four scientific departments: Computer Sciences, Computer...

By Dr. Dirk Pleiter, Research Group Leader, Jülich Supercomputing Centre The Human Brain Project (HBP), a flagship project funded by the European Commission, has set itself an ambitious goal: Unifying our understanding of the human brain. To achieve it, researchers need a High-Performance Analytics and Compute...

By John Zannos, Chairman, OpenPOWER Foundation Developers play an integral role within the OpenPOWER ecosystem, and we’re passionate about welcoming them and their creative minds into our growing community. That’s why we decided to embark on our very first OpenPOWER Developer Challenge this past spring. When...