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Summary Within the European PRACE 3rd Implementation Process (PRACE 3IP), a Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) process was started to procure R&D services on “Whole System Design for Energy Efficient HPC.” The research and production project was aimed at designing, building and making available to the scientific community a...

In collaboration with the ISC High Performance Conference, the OpenPOWER Foundation is organizing the third HPC workshop in Frankfurt, Germany. These workshops have always been a place for experts from different scientific and engineering background to come together and identify common ground and discuss how they...

By Brad McCredie, President, OpenPOWER Foundation The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. – Lao Tzu, Chinese Philosopher Two years ago, on August 6, 2013, IBM, along with Google, Tyan, NVIDIA and Mellanox, came together to announce the creation of OpenPOWER with the goal of building a worldwide collaborative ecosystem based on IBM’s POWER architecture. This bold move reversed the ongoing trend of data center architectures becoming increasingly closed.  IBM built a broad partnership with technology providers and clients to build an open data center platform that would allow collaboration and foster innovation. Nobody knew exactly what would happen next, but we all knew that for better or worse we would be turning the world of IT infrastructure on its head.