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The fastest academic supercomputer in the Nordic countries will be installed in October at PDC Center for High Performance Computing, KTH.The new system will operate at a peak performance of nearly 2 petaflops, which will make it six times faster than the university’s current supercomputer, Lindgren. It is a Cray XC30 with 1,676 nodes and a memory of 104.7 terabytes which will be named after the renowned Swedish children’s author, Elsa Beskow. Access to the updated computational capacity will be through the Swedish National Infrastructure for Computing, SNIC. Beskow will be inaugurated on January 27.


More information can be found at the PDC website.