9 01, 2019

Open position in our research group at BSC

2019-02-10T20:35:53+00:00January 9th, 2019|

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 a special focus on Deep Learning. In this context, we have some projects with big companies. The open position will be assigned to [...]

2 07, 2018

Supercomputing, the heart of Deep Learning

2018-07-23T11:17:34+00:00July 2nd, 2018|

Introduction of the book  First contact with DEEP LEARNING, Practical introduction with Keras Supercomputing, the heart of Deep Learning   The first GPU in the Imagenet competition An exponential growth of computing capacity Accelerating Deep Learning with parallel systems Accelerating Deep Learning with distributed systems  Will specialized hardware for deep learning be a game changer?  Tapping the Next [...]

29 06, 2017

Marenostrum 4 will come in production on July 1st

2017-08-17T16:34:28+00:00June 29th, 2017|

    Today, Sergi Girona, Operations Director at BSC,  inform as that on July 1st  MareNostrum 4 will come in real production for the first research projects that uses the general purpose block of Marenostrum 4. Great new!  I want to thanks the Operations department for their maratonian work. MareNostrum IV peak power is 11.15 Petaflops, or what is the same, it [...]

2 05, 2016

‘MareNostrum’: la supercomputadora capaz de realizar 1.100 billones de operaciones por segundo

2018-01-12T23:02:21+00:00May 2nd, 2016|

Hoy en El País en su sección "protagonistas One" de su canal de youtube presentan una entrevista titulada "'MareNostrum': la supercomputadora capaz de realizar 1.100 billones de operaciones por segundo" en que me han ascendido al cargo de "Investigador jefe del Barcelona Supercomputing Center". Cuando se entere mi jefe creo que se acabó la historia!  :-). Pero habrá valido la pena [...]

7 02, 2016


2017-08-09T12:14:09+00:00February 7th, 2016|

The Research Group Autonomic Systems and eBusiness Platforms at Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC), invites outstanding candidates to apply for a full-time PhD position under "Becas de posgrado de La Caixa"  grants (link) or "International PhD Program Fellowship BSC La Caixa" grants (link). The PhD work will focus on Deep Learning and High Performance Computing for computer vision. PhD project description Deep [...]

25 11, 2015

Spark Summit: Stories about Spark, HPC and Barcelona

2017-08-09T12:15:26+00:00November 25th, 2015|

Dear readers, I’m a little bit late posting this information, but I have been up to my eyes with work!. Few weeks ago I attended the European Spark Summit held in Amsterdam. It was a wonderful opportunity to meet and talk with the spark community. The summit started with Matei Zaharia, who talked about how spark usage is evolving and [...]

16 09, 2015

Marenostrum visit with Supercomputer Architecture students

2017-08-09T12:15:43+00:00September 16th, 2015|

Enclosed you will find some pictures of our visit with David Vicente. Thank you David for the explanations. we really enjoyed the visit an it will be very useful for my course. Now, you can see some pictures from last year visit with Sergi Girona. Thank you Sergi for your explanations, we really enjoyed the visit and was an excellent introduction to the [...]

29 01, 2015

More than 100 Supercomputer experts gather in Barcelona this week

2017-08-09T12:24:48+00:00January 29th, 2015|

BSC is participating actively in the workshop series on Big Data and Extreme-scale Computing (BDEC) is premised on the idea that we must begin to systematically map out and account for the ways in which the major issues associated with Big Data intersect with, impinge upon, and potentially change the national (and international) plans that are now being laid for achieving [...]