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  • How to speed up DNA analysis using the BLAST algorithm on supercomputers

    How to speed up DNA analysis using the BLAST algorithm on supercomputers

    Genetics is one of the fastest growing fields of science. Knowledge of the DNA code allows for more and more sophisticated applications: from diagnostics of various diseases, through the development of new drugs and methods of treatment to predicting the probability of particular disease. …
  • PCJ – a new tool for computing and data analytics

    PCJ – a new tool for computing and data analytics

    The PCJ library has been designed for modern supercomputers but it runs on any system with Java installed. It allows you to create highly scalable computing applications including implementation of Big Data or artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms. Performance tests show that applications built using …
  • Meteo.pl 20th Anniversary

    Meteo.pl 20th Anniversary

    Meteo.pl, the well-known and popular web service providing numerical forecasts to the general public in Poland, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. From its humble beginnings in 1997 to today’s reach of nearly 2 million unique visitors each month (which amounts to 5 …
  • Ministerial grant for Warsaw Team

    Ministerial grant for Warsaw Team

    Five IT students who formed the Warsaw Team under the supervision of Dr. Maciej Cytowski (ICM) have been honoured by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education with a grant for the most excellent student teams. Its aim is to support highly talented students …
  • Second call for access to the Okeanos supercomputer

    Second call for access to the Okeanos supercomputer

    ICM again will grant researchers access to the Okeanos supercomputer – a Cray XC40 large-scale computing system. We invite researchers to submit their applications. Access to the Okeanos supercomputer will primarily be granted to scientists whose research requires the use of massively parallel computations. Three …
  • Marek Michalewicz joins ICM

    Marek Michalewicz joins ICM

    Dr. Marek Michalewicz is ICM’s new Deputy Director responsible for computational infrastructure. Previously, he was the Chief Executive Officer heading Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) Computational Resource Centre in Singapore. We asked Dr. Michalewicz about the biggest challenges of the Big Data …
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