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Monthly Archives: December 2016

  • NCI BECOMES FIRST AUSTRALIAN ORGANISATION TO JOIN OPENPOWER FOUNDATION

    NCI BECOMES FIRST AUSTRALIAN ORGANISATION TO JOIN OPENPOWER FOUNDATION

    Media Release: Friday 16 December 2016 NCI purchases latest IBM Power System for High Performance Computing (HPC) servers to propel AI, deep learning and advanced analytics Australia's national research computing facility, National Computational Infrastructure (NCI), has become the first Australian organisation to join the OpenPOWER Foundation, a global open technical community enabling collaborative development and industry growth. NCI has additionally purchased four of IBM’s latest Power System servers for High Performance Computing (HPC) to underpin its research efforts through artificial intelligence, deep ... Read More

  • Australian computational innovation leads development of world-class Medical Genome Reference Bank

    Australian computational innovation leads development of world-class Medical Genome Reference Bank

    MEDIA RELEASE FRIDAY 16 DECEMBER 2016 Medical research in Australia and throughout the world will benefit greatly from the development of the Medical Genome Reference Bank, the world’s first publicly available genome bank specifically of healthy older people, developed by the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, funded by NSW Health and powered by the National Computational Infrastructure (NCI). With the technical expertise and computational performance available at NCI, over 1200 whole human genome sequences are now available to researchers worldwide through an online ... Read More

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