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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

GCS Sets Records for Hours Delivered, User Participation in 17th Large-Scale Call

May 15, 2017: The Gauss Centre for Supercomputing approved 30 large-scale projects during the 17th call for large-scale proposals, set to run from May 1, 2017 to April 30, 2018. More: GCS Sets Records for Hours Delivered, User Participation in 17th Large-Scale Call …

Hazel Hen Helps Explain Ultrafast Phase Transition

Apr. 26, 2017: In a paper just published in Nature, scientists describe experiments showing that nanoscale wires can change from insulators to conductors when struck by a laser pulse. More: Hazel Hen Helps Explain Ultrafast Phase Transition …

Prof. Dr. Michael M. Resch Named New Chairman of GCS Board of Directors

April 20, 2017: The Gauss Centre for Supercomputing (GCS) is pleased to announce that as of April 7, 2017, Prof. Dr. Michael M. Resch is the new chairman of the GCS Board of Directors. More: Prof. Dr. Michael M. Resch Named New Chairman of GCS Board of Directors …

Dieter Kranzlmüller Named Chairman of the Board of Directors at LRZ

Mar. 30, 2017: On April 1st, 2017, Prof. Dieter Kranzlmüller succeeds Prof. Arndt Bode as new Chairman of the Board of Directors at LRZ. More: Dieter Kranzlmüller Named Chairman of the Board of Directors at LRZ …

GCS at ISC'17 in Frankfurt

The Gauss Centre for Supercomputing will participate in ISC'17 in Frankfurt/Main (June 19-21, 2017). Find GCS and its members HLRS, LRZ, and JSC at booth #B1310. More: GCS at ISC'17 in Frankfurt …

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