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Inauguration of the new Cerfacs’ supercomputer

On 30 September  2015 , Cerfacs and its associates (Airbus Group, Cnes, EDF, Météo-France, Onera, Safran and Total) inaugurated the latest Cerfacs’ supercomputer named Nemo.

With a peak performance of 242 Tflop/s, this Lenovo configuration will allow Cerfacs’ research teams to meet new and increasing scientific challenges.

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This inauguration was an opportunity to share, with the audience, the fields of application that the Cerfacs’ computing resources allow to address in fields as varied as ten-year climate prediction, assessment of natural and industrial risks (flood forecasting, anthropic emissions impact), optimisation for oil exploitation, design time reduction for launchers and aircrafts (improvement of engines and turbines, noise prediction, reduction of pollutants) …