The room at LuxConnect in Bissen where the Meluxina super computer will be located
The provider of Luxembourg’s supercomputer, dubbed “Meluxina” has been announced. LuxProvide was created as a subsidiary of LuxConnect, which hosts the high-performance computer infrastructure at its DC2 data centre in Bissen.
LuxProvide will be responsible for installing the 10 petaflops power supercomputer and providing activities related to its services, in particular related to high-speed connectivity and advanced applications.
Employing 50 people in the long-term, it will set up a competence centre to guide and support companies embarking on high-performance computing projects. The centre will be powered by green energy, of which part will come from a cogeneration plant powered by waste wood.
Meluxina is co-financed by European funds and will join the European EuroHPC network of supercomputers. It forms part of the economy ministry’s data-based innovation strategy