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JSC @ SC18

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SC18, the leading international exhibition and conference on high-performance computing, networking, storage, and analysis, will take place in Dallas, Texas, USA, from 11 to 16 November 2018.

This year's central topic at the JSC booth #3453 will be the concept of modular supercomputing and the presentation of the new modular supercomputer JUWELS. One application focus will be Earth system modelling (ESM). Videos with results of multi-scale climate simulations will be presented and the distribution and climatic effects of volcanic ashes in the atmosphere will be visualized using an augmented reality (AR) system. Other topics are JSC's involvement in the infrastructure FENIX for the Human Brain Project, the cooperation with the RWTH Aachen in the Jülich Aachen Research Alliance (JARA) and activities in the field of deep learning.

In addition in-house developed HPC tools like LLview, SIONlib, JUBE, and Scalasca are demonstrated and JSC's support infrastructure will be presented. The DEEP projects will be guest at the JSC booth.

As part of the conference programme, JSC employees will offer the tutorial "Application Porting and Optimization on GPU-Accelerated POWER Architectures", present talks, and participate in numerous special interest group sessions and attached workshops. JSC staff will also be present at the PRACE booth #2033.