19 12, 2018

Distributed TensorFlow using Horovod

2019-02-10T22:57:28+00:00December 19th, 2018|

New post in Medium about Distributed TensorFlow using Horovod and how to reduce training time for deep neural networks by using many GPUs.The content of this medium post will be used in my master course SA-MIRI at UPC Barcelona Tech with the support of Barcelona Supercomputing Center.

11 09, 2018

Researcher / Engineer on Big Data on virtualized infrastructures (RE1)

2018-09-11T11:16:01+00:00September 11th, 2018|

Vacancy: Barcelona Supercomputing Center is looking for a candidate that want to join our Autonomic Systems and eBusiness platforms research group The candidate will be incorporated at full time to the "Autonomic Systems and eBusiness Platforms" research line from BSC. Candidate's main task will be oriented toward the development and support for the assigned tasks to the research [...]

24 06, 2018

Vacancy: @BSC_CNS is looking for a candidate to fill a junior developer position at the Computer Sciences department (part-time)

2019-01-10T16:20:24+00:00June 24th, 2018|

Vacancy: Barcelona Supercomputing Center is looking for a candidate to fill a junior developer position in the Computer Sciences department (part-time)  Junior Developer of Big Data technologies for HPC (part-time) We are looking for a junior developer that want to join our Autonomic Systems and eBusiness platforms research group We will accept candidatures interested in a part-time work [...]

8 05, 2018

Visita al Marenostrum IV en la asignatura de master CC-MEI

2019-01-10T12:22:16+00:00May 8th, 2018|

Hoy clase de master CC-MEI en la capilla de Torre Girona con la compañia de Marenostrum IV del BSC Hoy hemos realizado con nuestros alumnos de CC-MEI la clase en compañia del supercomputador Marenostrum del Barcelona Supercomputing Center  en la capilla de Torre Girona de Barcelona. Oriol Riu, como es habitual, nos ha regalado con una excelente, completa y amena presentación. [...]

25 01, 2018

Open position for a Junior Research Engineer in Deep Learning at BSC

2018-01-28T20:29:26+00:00January 25th, 2018|

Junior Research Engineer (RE1/RE2) Would you like to join us? Call open for a Junior Research Engineer to work in our research group at BSC-CNS . Our research group is working on Supercomputing for Artificial Intelligence, in particular right now with special focus on Deep Learning. In this context we have some projects with big companies. The open position will [...]

18 09, 2017

A stroll through Marenostrum IV computing resources

2019-01-10T12:20:24+00:00September 18th, 2017|

Enclosed you will find the slides that I used in my last visit to the Torre Girona chapel with UPC students. The slides show the awesome computational power of the Marenostrum IV supercomputer and the presentation of the architecture required to get it.  I have posted these transparencies (and photo) for my students as I promised them. But anyone [...]

29 11, 2016

A new Supercomputer will arrive at Barcelona soon

2017-08-08T22:38:38+00:00November 29th, 2016|

[highlight] EN [/highlight] BSC-CNS has just approved the purchase of a new supercomputer that will have a performance capacity of 13, 7 Petaflop/s and will be located in the Torre Girona chapel, home to its predecessors, the MareNostrum 1, 2 and 3. Marenostrum 4 will have two distinct parts. The general purpose element will have 48 [...]

7 04, 2016

Cognitive Computing: Issues & Challenges

2017-08-08T22:46:11+00:00April 7th, 2016|

  (copy of a post appeared on BSC-CNS blog) Our last newsletter issue presents the BSC view about the challenges of Cognitive Computing. Some of you asked us a more extensive explanation. Here we go! Cognitive Computing? Intelligent systems are mainstream now in most industries [1]. They use artificial intelligence, natural language processing, machine learning, artificial neural networks, streaming analytics, unstructured [...]

13 03, 2016

Cognitive Computing and BSC: Strategic Positioning View

2017-08-08T22:49:08+00:00March 13th, 2016|

  from: BSC -CNS Newsletter Issue 12: March 2016 (PDF version, 2.8Mb) We are entering into an extremely exciting period for interdisciplinary research, where ecosystems like the ones found at BSC, will evolve to cope with new challenges. Cognitive Computing, the next big thing in Big Data, represents a great opportunity for each and every one of us at the Barcelona [...]

10 03, 2016

In Memoriam – Nacho Navarro, 1958-2016

2017-08-09T12:02:25+00:00March 10th, 2016|

I'm very sad to share with you in this blog the passing of my friend and colleague Nacho Navarro. Few days ago Nacho suddenly died from a heart attack at the age of 58. I'm sure that many of the readers of this blog remember Nacho. Nacho was a wonderful person and an exemplary member of our university community. First of all, my sincere condolences to Nacho’s family [...]

2 03, 2016

Art Gallery: Pier and a gazebo on the lake of Torre Girona

2019-02-09T23:32:18+00:00March 2nd, 2016|

Today, I’m glad to inform that I have opened a art gallery in this website (link) , that includes some of my latest artistic creations related with BSC and UPC. I wish to include more artworks in the future. The last one is inspired by the pier and gazebo on the lake of Torre Girona  (google maps). Yes! This is [...]

21 11, 2015

What we mean by/Qué queremos decir con “High-Performance Big-Data Analytics”?

2017-08-09T12:15:33+00:00November 21st, 2015|

[one_half]  [highlight]  ES  [/highlight] Hoy en día nos encontramos inmersos en un nuevo proceso en el que las "cosas" pasan del mundo físico al mundo digital y son accesibles desde cualquier dispositivo electrónico. El Cloud Computing es lo que hace posible que la tecnología digital penetre en todos los rincones de nuestra economía y la sociedad. Este nuevo escenario no sólo [...]