News Archive 2007
DCSC board meeting
The DCSC board conducted its third meting in 2007 on 20 December 2007. The meeting was devoted to discussing the consequences of the additional funding grant DCSC has received from the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, as well as the upcoming DCSC call for proposals.
DCSC receives DKK 37 million in extra funding
DCSC receives an additional funding grant from the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation amounting to DKK 37.000.000 (EUR 4.960.000) over three years (2008-2010). This is added to the current funding level (2008: DKK 15.500.000 = EUR 2.080.000; 2009: DKK 15.200.000 = EUR 2.040.000; 2010: DKK 14.500.000 = EUR 1.940.000). The grant is in response to DCSC's application to the call for national research infrastructure grants. DCSC will in connection with this also take over the Danish commitment to the Nordic DataGrid Facility (NDGF).
DCSC policy seen from the point of view of the small DCSC users
DCSC invites a group of small DCSC users to submit thoughts on DCSC policy to the DCSC board. Read the brief:
New trends within High Performance Computing, with big consequences for DCSC users
DCSC system administrators conclude significant trends from fact-finding-trip to the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC07), Reno, USA, 10-16 November 2007. Read the brief:
DCSC will conduct a user conference 1 April 2008 at Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
The target group for the conference is the past, present and future users of DCSC. It will be a scientific conference, where the use of state-of-the-art High-Performance Computing (HPC) will be discussed. A number of use-cases will to presented. It is expected that DCSC grant holder will attend with there research team, students and postdocs. Participant will have the opportunity to discuss and view posters presenting the users research, during the frequent breaks planed for that purpose. DCSC invites all attendees for dinner at 19:00 after the conference.
DCSC seeks additional funding for Danish Scientific Computing (SC) and High-Performance Computing (HPC)
DCSC applies for an extra funding grant of DKK 55.000.000 (EUR 7.370.000) at the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation
DCSC board meeting
The second DCSC board meting 2007 was also a seminar-day devoted to discussions on "Scientific Computing in Denmark 2008 - 2010". A number of DCSC users were invited to participate in the debate as input to the board's ongoing work with DCSC Strategy development.
DCSC board meeting - Scientific Computing resources are distributed
The DCSC board distributes access to computing power and funding
Four Rectors express wish for significant strengthening and Gridification of DCSC
The Rectors have applied to the Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation, requesting funds from the so called "National fond for research infrastructure".