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Jülich Supercomputing Centre (JSC)

The Jülich Supercomputing Centre (JSC) is located at Forschungszentrum Jülich in North Rhine-Westphalia.

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JSC's mission

Jülich Supercomputing Centre at Forschungszentrum Jülich operates supercomputers of the highest performance class in Europe. We enable scientists and engineers to solve grand challenge problems of high complexity in science and engineering in collaborative infrastructures by means of supercomputing and Grid technologies. More: JSC's mission …

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Supercomputer JUWELS

In July 2018, the first module of JSC's current HPC system JUWELS (Jülich Wizard for European Leadership Science) went officially into operation at JSC. JUWELS features a versatile cluster architecture based on commodity multi-core CPUs, delivering a Linpack-performance of 6.2 petaflops (Rmax) and a theoretical peak performance of 12 petaflops. It consists of about 2,550 compute nodes with two Intel Xeon 24-core Skylake CPUs each, and about two percent of the compute nodes feature four of the latest-generation NVIDIA Volta GPUs. More: Supercomputer JUWELS …