A supercomputer is, in fact, a universal research laboratory. Through entered algorithms, it allows users to model and simulate solutions to problems for a wide range of scientific disciplines. Examples include computer experiments concerning nuclear waste depositories, the optimization of different machinery such as automobiles and the simulation of effects of different drugs, including those intended for treating cancer. Supercomputers contribute to the development of different areas of science and many branches of industry. Supercomputing centres are mainly used for research and development that are highly dependent on demanding computer simulations and computations. Supercomputers make it possible to process a large quantity of data. They are often the only devices that can help solve a difficult scientific problem. Technically speaking, the word supercomputer is a general term used to describe high-performance computer, but recently it has also been used to describe a cluster, which is several computers combined.
PRACE Summer of HPC 2018 has launched
Early-stage postgraduate and late-stage undergraduate students are invited to apply for the PRACE Summer of […]
Invitation to the course Intel Xeon Phi programming
(2018-02-22 to 2018-02-23)
When: Thursday February 22, 2018, 9.30am – Friday February 23, 2018, 4.30pm Where: campus VŠB-TUO […]
European Commission proposes to invest in world-class European supercomputers
The European Commission unveiled on 11 January 2018 its plans to invest jointly with the […]
The Czech Minister of Industry and Trade, Tomáš Hüner, visited IT4Innovations
During his first business trip in office, the new Minister of Industry and Trade Tomáš […]
IT4Innovations Newsletter Q4/2017
IT4Innovations Newsletter Q4/2017
All news