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Supercomputing at the Leading Edge
A Key Technology for Science and Engineering

The Gauss Centre for Supercomputing (GCS) provides the most powerful high-performance computing infrastructure in Europe to serve a broad range of research and industrial activities in various disciplines. GCS is the alliance of the three national supercomputing centres High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS), Jülich Supercomputing Centre (JSC), and Leibniz Supercomputing Centre, Garching near Munich (LRZ).

Supercomputers of GCS: SuperMUC of LRZ (top), Hazel Hen of HLRS (bottom, left), JUQUEEN of JSC (bottom, right)

HPC Services and Computing Time

GCS boosts computational science and engineering by offering a world-class computing and networking infrastructure. Each GCS centre hosts supercomputer systems well beyond the 1 Petaflops performance mark, placing all three individual GCS institutions amongst the most powerful computing centres in the world. The system architectures implemented at the three GCS centres are complementary to ensure that a broad spectrum of applications can be accommodated. Furthermore, all three GCS centres feature state-of-the-art visualisation facilities and provide a wide range of tools and services for optimal user support. More: HPC Services and Computing Time …

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Training courses

GCS proudly provides first class training opportunities for German and international researchers and scientists. A large pool of highly qualified scientists as trainers with a training experience of well over 300 trainer-years ensures a superb quality of the comprehensive training program offered, which helps enable users of HPC infrastructures to maximize efficiency and research output on supercomputing systems. More: Training courses …

Additional Information

15th Call for Large Scale Projects Open

The 15th GCS Call for Large Scale Projects is now open. Applications for computing time are accepted until Feb. 29, 2016 at 17:00hrs. More: 15th Call for Large Scale Projects Open …

New insights into the formation of heavy elements

Dec. 15, 2015: An international team of researchers managed for the first time to calculate the scattering process of two alpha particles ab initio with Jülich’s supercomputer JUQUEEN. More: New insights into the formation of heavy elements …

GCS Awards 1358 Mill. Computing Core Hours

Dec. 8, 2015: The GCS sets new record numbers in various categories with the 14th GCS Call for Large-Scale Projects. More: GCS Awards 1358 Mill. Computing Core Hours …

LRZ Wins 2015 HPCwire Award for Best Application in Green Computing in HPC

Nov. 30, 2015: LRZ was honoured at SC15 as winner of the HPCwire Readers' Choice Award for Best Application in Green Computing in HPC. More: LRZ Wins 2015 HPCwire Award for Best Application in Green Computing in HPC …

Team TUMuch Phun Wins HLP Award at SC15

Nov. 25, 2015: Team TUMuch Phun, which was co-sponsored by GCS, is the winner of the Student Cluster Competition’s High Performance Linpack award of SC15. More: Team TUMuch Phun Wins HLP Award at SC15 …

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