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

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

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

Atos and the Institute of Info Science (IZUM) in Maribor, Slovenia, currently announce that the very first EuroHPC supercomputer is now operational. This is the ‘Vega’ supercomputer, centered on Atos’ BullSequana XH2000 architecture, which is now mounted following a start-up ceremony hosted by IZUM with the Primary Minister of the Republic of Slovenia, Janez Janša, in attendance, alongside one another 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 Enterprise Anders Dam Jensen.

Vega, the most significant supercomputer in the place, is centered at IZUM, a community infrastructural establishment and exploration firm set up by the Governing administration of the Republic of Slovenia. It will be used to help the enhancement of primary scientific, community sector and industrial programs in lots of domains, which include customized medicine, bio-engineering, temperature forecasting, fight versus climate modify and exploring new elements and medication.

It will give researchers from Slovenia and the EuroHPC community with a modern day infrastructure offering optimum functionality for computing, data processing, significant-functionality data assessment (HPDA), Synthetic Intelligence (AI) and Equipment Studying product enhancement with speedy community connectivity to other computing facilities in Slovenia and Europe.

Dr. Aleš Bošnjak, Director of IZUM: We’re delighted to announce the start-up of the very first EuroHPC supercomputer right here in Slovenia. Now we can drive ahead our exploration and innovation tasks, in specific our HPC RIVR task design and style plans, supporting Slovenian and European researchers and customers from the community and business sectors, to meet new troubles and further more add 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-Overall performance Computing Joint Enterprise). Capable of executing extra than 6,8 petaflops (6,8 million billion calculations for every second), the procedure will be amongst the world’s top rated five supercomputers.

Agnes Boudot, Senior Vice President, Head of HPC & Quantum at Atos concluded “As the primary European supercomputer producer, we are very pleased to be contributing to advancing exploration and innovation in Slovenia and in Europe. ‘Vega’, as portion of the EuroHPC program and community, is portion of a European worldclass supercomputing ecosystem and will assistance Europe compete globally in strategic domains this sort of as artificial intelligence, bio-engineering and the fight versus climate modify.”

Atos was awarded a five-12 months €17.3 million euro agreement to supply, put in and sustain the BullSequana XH2000 ‘Vega’ supercomputer.


Complex Info

  • twelve x BullSequana XH2000 Direct Liquid cooling racks
  • 6.8PF Linpack Overall performance (Rmax)
  • 960 CPU nodes with AMD EPYC 7H12 processors
  • 60 GPU nodes with 4 x NVIDIA A100 Tensor Main GPUs just about every
  • Whole 325TB of memory
  • 1PB of usable storage for Large Performace storage
  • 18PB of usable storage for Huge Ability Storage
  • Infiniband HDR Interconnect
  • 38 x Atos Sequana x400 series assistance node

About Atos

Atos is a worldwide chief in digital transformation with one zero five,000 workforce and once-a-year earnings of in excess of € eleven billion. European quantity just one in cybersecurity, cloud and significant functionality computing, the Group presents customized close-to-close alternatives for all industries in 71 nations. A pioneer in decarbonization expert services and goods, Atos is fully commited to a protected and decarbonized digital for its purchasers. Atos operates below the makes Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), stated on the CAC40 Paris inventory index.

The reason of Atos is to assistance design and style the foreseeable future of the information and facts place. Its knowledge and expert services help the enhancement of knowledge, education and learning and exploration in a multicultural strategy and add to the enhancement of scientific and technological excellence. Throughout the entire world, the Group enables its prospects and workforce, and customers of societies at huge to reside, operate and establish sustainably, in a secure and protected information and facts place. www.atos.internet

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