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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

Modelling a City's Minuscule Changes

Sept. 14, 2017: Researchers at the Technical University of Munich are using satellite imagery and supercomputing to predict city buildings’ risks for structural degradation and damage. More: Modelling a City's Minuscule Changes …

Solidifying Advanced Alloy Design

Aug. 22, 2017: Multi-institution research team uses computation and experiment to understand how novel material properties form, leading to high-performance industrial uses. More: Solidifying Advanced Alloy Design …

GCS at ISC17 Wrap Up

GCS celebrates a decade of computing excellence with a strong showing at ISC17. More: GCS at ISC17 Wrap Up …

New GCS Brochure

July 11, 2017: On the occasion of its 10th anniversary, GCS released the second edition of its brochure series Rechnen für eine bessere Zukunft. More: New GCS Brochure …

GCS Celebrates 10th Anniversary

July 10, 2017: GCS celebrates 10 years of German supercomputing excellence with retrospective, look to the future. More: GCS Celebrates 10th Anniversary …

FAU Students Win Linpack Award at SCC

June 23, 2017: GCS sponsored team FAU Boyzz win the coveted Linpack Award at SCC in Frankfurt. More: FAU Students Win Linpack Award at SCC …

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