oa CSIR Science Scope - Reaping competitive advantage through high performance computing and data curation : ICT and the economy
|Article Title||Reaping competitive advantage through high performance computing and data curation : ICT and the economy|
|© Publisher:||Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)|
|Journal||CSIR Science Scope|
|Author||Biffy Van Rooyen|
|Publication Date||May 2011|
|Pages||33 - 34|
High performance computing (HPC) has been described as the Ferrari of the computing world - elegant, powerful and very, very fast. Thanks to the investment by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) in the national Centre for High Performance Computing (CHPC) as part of the national infrastructure, these benefits are now available to South African industry, academia and science councils. The CHPC is based in Cape Town, with director Dr Happy Sithole at the helm.
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