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Atos’ BullSequana powers the first EuroHPC supercomputer operational at IZUM in Slovenia

Based mostly on Atos’ BullSequana XH2000, the ‘Vega’ supercomputer was inaugurated at the Institute of Facts Science (IZUM) in Slovenia

Maribor (Slovenia), Paris (France) April 21, 2021

Atos and the Institute of Facts Science (IZUM) in Maribor, Slovenia, right now announce that the very first EuroHPC supercomputer is now operational. This is the ‘Vega’ supercomputer, based on Atos’ BullSequana XH2000 architecture, which is now put in adhering to a start-up ceremony hosted by IZUM with the Key Minister of the Republic of Slovenia, Janez Janša, in attendance, with each other with the Govt Vice-President of the European Commission Margrethe Vestager, the Minister of Education and learning, Science and Activity Dr. Simona Kustec and the Govt Director of EuroHPC Joint Enterprise Anders Dam Jensen.

Vega, the greatest supercomputer in the state, is based at IZUM, a public infrastructural establishment and investigate firm set up by the Authorities of the Republic of Slovenia. It will be utilized to aid the advancement of leading scientific, public sector and industrial purposes in many domains, including personalized drugs, bio-engineering, weather conditions forecasting, fight against climate change and getting new materials and prescription drugs.

It will provide scientists from Slovenia and the EuroHPC community with a modern day infrastructure providing optimum performance for computing, knowledge processing, superior-performance knowledge assessment (HPDA), Synthetic Intelligence (AI) and Device Discovering model advancement with quick community connectivity to other computing centers in Slovenia and Europe.

Dr. Aleš Bošnjak, Director of IZUM: We’re delighted to announce the start-up of the very first EuroHPC supercomputer in this article in Slovenia. Now we can push forward our investigate and innovation tasks, in distinct our HPC RIVR venture design and style targets, supporting Slovenian and European scientists and end users from the public and field sectors, to meet up with new problems and further contribute to the regional and European HPC initiatives.”

Named Vega, right after Slovenian mathematician Jurij Vega, the new petascale supercomputer will be co-owned and jointly operated by the EuroHPC JU (The European Large-Performance Computing Joint Enterprise). Able of executing more than six,8 petaflops (six,8 million billion calculations per 2nd), the procedure will be amongst the world’s major five supercomputers.

Agnes Boudot, Senior Vice President, Head of HPC & Quantum at Atos concluded “As the leading European supercomputer maker, we are happy to be contributing in direction of advancing investigate and innovation in Slovenia and in Europe. ‘Vega’, as part of the EuroHPC software and community, is part of a European worldclass supercomputing ecosystem and will assistance Europe contend globally in strategic domains such as artificial intelligence, bio-engineering and the fight against climate change.”

Atos was awarded a five-yr €17.3 million euro deal to source, put in and sustain the BullSequana XH2000 ‘Vega’ supercomputer.


Complex Facts

  • 12 x BullSequana XH2000 Immediate Liquid cooling racks
  • six.8PF Linpack Performance (Rmax)
  • 960 CPU nodes with AMD EPYC 7H12 processors
  • 60 GPU nodes with 4 x NVIDIA A100 Tensor Core GPUs every single
  • Overall 325TB of memory
  • 1PB of usable storage for Large Performace storage
  • 18PB of usable storage for Substantial Potential Storage
  • Infiniband HDR Interconnect
  • 38 x Atos Sequana x400 collection service node

About Atos

Atos is a international leader in digital transformation with one zero five,000 workers and once-a-year income of about € eleven billion. European amount 1 in cybersecurity, cloud and superior performance computing, the Team gives tailored end-to-end answers for all industries in seventy one countries. A pioneer in decarbonization providers and items, Atos is dedicated to a protected and decarbonized digital for its clients. Atos operates beneath the brand names Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris inventory index.

The objective of Atos is to assistance design and style the future of the data house. Its abilities and providers aid the advancement of expertise, instruction and investigate in a multicultural tactic and contribute to the advancement of scientific and technological excellence. Across the earth, the Team enables its shoppers and workers, and associates of societies at huge to are living, do the job and produce sustainably, in a safe and sound and protected data house.

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Picture caption: from remaining to ideal – Branko Zebec, Assistant Director of IZUM Dr Simona Kustec, Minister of Education and learning, Science and Activity Janez Janša, Key Minister of the Republic of Slovenia and Dr Aleš Bošnjak Director of IZUM.