Bits & Bytes  No. 207, August 2021

August 10, 2021

A new issue of the MPCDF computer bulletin Bits&Bytes was released. Read about the high-performance computing system Raven, with a focus on GPU computing, the new HPC cloud pilot system, advanced package and dependency management in Python, the new SelfService portal, a new brochure on HPC and Data Science in the MPG supported by MPCDF, and upcoming training events.

The August issue (No. 207) of the MPCDF computer bulletin Bits&Bytes has been published with the following topics:

  • High-performance Computing
    • HPC system Raven fully operational
    • GPU Computing on Raven
    • HPC system Cobra -- module system to be aligned with Raven
    • Decommissioning of Draco
  • HPC Cloud

  • Poetry: Packaging and Dependency Management for Python

  • More functionality for the SelfService - Call to action for 2FA users
    • Migration of MyMPCDF functionality
    • Updated password policy
    • Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) - Call to action
  • News & Events

    • New brochure "High-Performance Computing and Data Science in the Max Planck Society"
    • GPU bootcamp
    • Introductory course for new users of MPCDF
    • Advanced HPC workshop
    • Python for HPC
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