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Monthly Archives: July 2013

  • Research Profile: Professor Andy Hogg

    Research Profile: Professor Andy Hogg

    Click here to watch NCI Research Profile: Professor Andy Hogg. Associate Professor Andy Hogg, ARC Future Fellow, is part of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science and the ANU Research School of Earth Sciences.Hoggs research interests centre on physical processes governing the ocean and climate.Using the NCI facilities he is able to understand the dynamics of the worlds oceans through multi-scale, high-level modelling, in turn exploring how the worlds oceans drive the earths climate systems.        

  • Media Release: Minister Carr launches NCI supercomputer

    Media Release: Minister Carr launches NCI supercomputer

      The nation’s most powerful computer was officially launched today at the opening of the National Computational Infrastructure (NCI) high performance computing centre at The Australian National University (ANU). Named after the Japanese god of thunder, lightning and storms, Raijin can perform the same number of calculations in one hour that would take seven billion people armed with calculators 20 years. The supercomputer is the largest in Australia, and will enable researchers to process vast volumes of data that would otherwise take years to ... Read More

  • NCI turns to Dell for High Performance Science Cloud

    NCI turns to Dell for High Performance Science Cloud

    Dr Joseph Antony, NCI Cloud Services Manager The National Computational Infrastructure (NCI) has signed a $2 million contract with Dell to supply a 3,200 core high-performance compute cloud. The agreement will see the establishment of a node of the National eResearch Collaboration Tools and Resources (NeCTAR) Research Cloud within Australia’s richest computational and data-intensive research environment. NCI Director Professor Lindsay Botten said the node builds on NCI’s existing portfolio of cloud services and digital laboratories, creating an integrated platform that will be an ... Read More

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