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A Glass Half Full: Using Programmable Hardware Accelerators in Analytical Databases

Event in progress

June 5, 2019

Even though there have been a large number of proposals to
accelerate databases using specialized hardware, often the opinion of the community is pessimistic: the performance and energy efficiency benefits of specialization are seen to be outweighed by the limitations of the proposed solutions and the additional complexity of including specialized hardware, such as field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs), in servers.

Charla: Caso de estudio de un sistema portátil de ecografía, análisis de sangre y orina para mejorar la mortalidad materna y neonatal en zonas rurales de Guatemala: resultados y retos pendientes

Past Event

June 29, 2018

La mortalidad materna y neonatal sigue siendo muy alta a nivel mundial, pese a que su reducción es un objetivo establecido en los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible de las Naciones Unidas. Este artículo evalúa el impacto del cribado de embarazos de riesgo en un entorno rural a través de un sistema de ecografía portátil combinado con pruebas rápidas de sangre y orina.

Institute of Health Research kick off meeting

Event in progress

February 7, 2018

The kick off meeting of the Institute of Health Research, promoted by the Center for Computational Simulation (CCS) within the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and formed by the Universidad Politénica de Madrid, HM Hospitales, Fundación de Investigación HM Hospitales and Universidad CEU San Pablo, took place today 7th of February 2018.