LUMI supercomputer

New European supercomputer is inaugurated in Finland. LUMI is the fastest and most energy-efficient supercomputer in Europe, ranked also the third fastest in the world.

It will have an expected peak performance of 550 petaflops (550 million billion calculations per second) while being fully powered by renewable energy: LUMI uses natural cooling systems and its waste heat will account for about 20 percent of the district heating in the city of Kajaani.

LUMI supercomputer is based on HPE Cray EX235a, AMD Optimized 3rd Generation EPYC 64C 2GHz, AMD Instinct MI250X, Slingshot-11.

The project cost was around 200 million Euros.

Picture from press release:

Sources and more information:
https://digital-strategy.ec.europa.eu/en/news/new-european-supercomputer-inaugurated-finland
https://yle.fi/uutiset/3-12490372
https://top500.org/system/180048/

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