Atos Launches First Supercomputer Equipped with NVIDIA A100 GPU

New Atos accelerator blade enables JUWELS BullSequana technique to turn into the most highly effective supercomputer in Europe

Paris, France, Could 14 2020

Atos, a international leader in digital transformation, right now announces its new BullSequana X2415, the initially supercomputer in Europe to integrate NVIDIA’s Ampere upcoming-generation graphics processing unit architecture, the NVIDIA® A100 Tensor Main GPU. This new supercomputer blade will supply unparalleled computing electrical power to raise software performance for HPC and AI workloads, tackling the challenges of the exascale era. The BullSequana X2415 blade will maximize computing electrical power by much more than two* and optimize energy intake thanks to Atos’ 100% hugely successful water-cooled patented DLC (Direct Liquid Cooling) answer, which takes advantage of warm water to great the machine.

Forschungszentrum Julich Ralf-Uwe Limbach

Forschungszentrum Jülich will integrate this new blade into its booster module, extending its current JUWELS BullSequana supercomputer, creating it the initially technique globally the use this new know-how. The JUWELS Booster will provide researchers across Europe with drastically amplified computational sources. Some of the jobs it will gas are the European Commission’s  Human Mind Project  and the Jülich Laboratories of  “Climate Science” and “Molecular Systems”. After fully deployed this summer months the upgraded supercomputing technique, operated beneath ParTec’s program ParaStation Modulo, is expected to provide a computational peak performance of much more than 70 Petaflops/s creating it the most highly effective supercomputer in Europe and a showcase for European exascale architecture.

“By integrating the finest systems accessible, which include this most up-to-date blade from Atos which consists of NVIDIA’s highly effective A100 GPU into our supercomputer, we are capable to raise our supercomputing electrical power. This is an important milestone on our path to reach our top objective of offering exascale capabilities to science and industry” mentioned Prof. Thomas Lippert, Director of the Jülich Supercomputing Centre (JSC).

“We’re very pleased to be one particular of the initially supercomputer makers globally to include NVIDIA’s A100 GPU and to be capable to present researchers globally the maximum software performance for their HPC and AI workloads mentioned Agnès Boudot, Senior Vice President, Head of HPC & Quantum at Atos.  “We’re truly enthusiastic to be functioning with Jülich to raise its computing electrical power and to permit its JUWELS technique to turn into the most highly effective supercomputer in Europe.”

“Atos is one particular of the leading gamers environment-large in the substantial close of the server current market. It is the major European-centered vendor of HPC units, mostly because of to the performance and electrical power of its BullSequana units, its powerful technological abilities and innovation and its potential to efficiently take care of significant-scale jobs globally. It has doubled its presence in the TOP500 position about the past 5 several years and its server current market share globally continues to improve. We see Atos as one particular of the critical supercomputing makers that will probably profit about the upcoming handful of several years as need for exascale units results in being much more considerable.” said Steve Conway, Senior Advisor at Hyperion Investigate.

The new blade attributes an NVIDIA HGX-A100 foundation-board outfitted with four NVIDIA A100 GPUs related by way of 3rd-generation NVIDIA NVLink™ know-how, alongside two AMD EPYC CPUs and up to four NVIDIA Mellanox InfiniBand ports related by way of a Dragonfly+ configuration. The NVIDIA Ampere architecture is a groundbreaking engineering accomplishment that delivers a large performance improvement about the previous generation for AI instruction and inference. The NVIDIA A100 Tensor Main GPU attributes the world’s largest seven-nanometer processor, with much more than 54 billion transistors. This team of systems, together with the NVIDIA current market-major ecosystem of about 700 GPU-accelerated HPC applications and assistance from NGC, will make it possible for researchers to strike the ground running with containerized program optimized for the growth and deployment of GPU-accelerated HPC and AI jobs.

The BullSequana X2415 will be accessible in Q2 of 2020.



* when compared to Atos’ current GPU blade


X2415 technical specs

 1U variety issue blade with 1 acceleration node.

Direct Liquid Cooling.

Per node:

1 x CPU Board with

  • two x AMD EPYC/Milan CPUs
  • 16 x DDR4 32GB @3200MTs minimum amount

1 x GPU board “HGX-A100” with 4 x NVIDIA A100 GPUs

two x Interconnect Mezzanine boards (BXI or HDR200)

Optional 1 x M.two SATA SSD up to 1.92TB or 1 x M.two NVMe SSD 960GB


About Atos

Atos is a international leader in digital transformation with a hundred and ten,000 workforce in seventy three international locations and yearly income of € 12 billion. European range one particular in Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Computing, the Group delivers close-to-close Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Significant Data, Business Apps and Digital Place of work answers. The Group is the Around the globe Facts Technological innovation Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Game titles and operates beneath the manufacturers Atos, Atos|Syntel, and Unify. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), shown on the CAC40 Paris inventory index.

The purpose of Atos is to enable design the foreseeable future of the information area. Its abilities and expert services assistance the growth of awareness, schooling and research in a multicultural tactic and add to the growth of scientific and technological excellence. Throughout the environment, the Group enables its prospects and workforce, and members of societies at significant to dwell, function and produce sustainably, in a safe and secure information area.

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