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…

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 1st EuroHPC supercomputer is now operational. This is the ‘Vega’ supercomputer, based on Atos’ BullSequana XH2000 architecture, which is now put in following a begin-up ceremony hosted by IZUM with the Key Minister of the Republic of Slovenia, Janez Janša, in attendance, jointly with the Govt Vice-President of the European Fee Margrethe Vestager, the Minister of Education and learning, Science and Sport Dr. Simona Kustec and the Govt Director of EuroHPC Joint Endeavor Anders Dam Jensen.

Vega, the largest supercomputer in the place, is based at IZUM, a community infrastructural establishment and investigate business founded by the Federal government of the Republic of Slovenia. It will be used to guidance the development of leading scientific, community sector and industrial purposes in several domains, which include individualized medication, bio-engineering, temperature forecasting, fight against local weather adjust and exploring new supplies and medicine.

It will provide researchers from Slovenia and the EuroHPC network with a present day infrastructure delivering utmost performance for computing, info processing, higher-performance info assessment (HPDA), Synthetic Intelligence (AI) and Equipment Finding out model development with rapid network connectivity to other computing centers in Slovenia and Europe.

Dr. Aleš Bošnjak, Director of IZUM: We’re delighted to announce the begin-up of the 1st EuroHPC supercomputer in this article in Slovenia. Now we can drive ahead our investigate and innovation assignments, in certain our HPC RIVR challenge design and style objectives, supporting Slovenian and European researchers and consumers from the community and business sectors, to meet up with new troubles and further more lead to the regional and European HPC initiatives.”

Named Vega, just after Slovenian mathematician Jurij Vega, the new petascale supercomputer will be co-owned and jointly operated by the EuroHPC JU (The European Higher-Functionality Computing Joint Endeavor). Capable of executing extra than six,eight petaflops (six,eight million billion calculations for every next), the program will be amongst the world’s best five supercomputers.

Agnes Boudot, Senior Vice President, Head of HPC & Quantum at Atos concluded “As the leading European supercomputer company, we are proud to be contributing to advancing investigate and innovation in Slovenia and in Europe. ‘Vega’, as element of the EuroHPC application and network, is element of a European worldclass supercomputing ecosystem and will help Europe compete globally in strategic domains this kind of as artificial intelligence, bio-engineering and the fight against local weather adjust.”

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


Technological Facts

  • twelve x BullSequana XH2000 Immediate Liquid cooling racks
  • six.8PF Linpack Functionality (Rmax)
  • 960 CPU nodes with AMD EPYC 7H12 processors
  • 60 GPU nodes with 4 x NVIDIA A100 Tensor Main GPUs each and every
  • Overall 325TB of memory
  • 1PB of usable storage for Higher Performace storage
  • 18PB of usable storage for Big Ability Storage
  • Infiniband HDR Interconnect
  • 38 x Atos Sequana x400 series service node

About Atos

Atos is a worldwide leader in digital transformation with one hundred and five,000 staff members and annual earnings of about € 11 billion. European range just one in cybersecurity, cloud and higher performance computing, the Group gives personalized finish-to-finish solutions for all industries in seventy one nations. A pioneer in decarbonization products and services and merchandise, Atos is committed to a safe and decarbonized digital for its clients. Atos operates under the manufacturers Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), detailed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

The goal of Atos is to help design and style the long run of the details room. Its skills and products and services guidance the development of understanding, instruction and investigate in a multicultural technique and lead to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Throughout the earth, the Group allows its buyers and staff members, and customers of societies at large to dwell, do the job and develop sustainably, in a harmless and safe details room. www.atos.internet

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Image caption: from still left to proper – Branko Zebec, Assistant Director of IZUM Dr Simona Kustec, Minister of Education and learning, Science and Sport Janez Janša, Key Minister of the Republic of Slovenia and Dr Aleš Bošnjak Director of IZUM.