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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 at ISC'18 in Frankfurt

GCS will host a special session at ISC'18 about the future of German HPC as it moves toward exascale and have representatives present at various sessions. Find GCS at booth B-1310. More: GCS at ISC'18 in Frankfurt …

GCS Sponsors 3 Student Teams in ISC18 SCC

June 7, 2018: GCS is sponsoring teams from Hamburg, Heidelberg, and Erlangen-Nürnberg competing in the Student Cluster Competition at ISC18. More: GCS Sponsors 3 Student Teams in ISC18 SCC …

Meet the Student Teams Competing at ISC18

June 6, 2018: Meet the three student teams from FAU, Universität Hamburg, and University of Heidelberg competing in this year's SCC at ISC18. More: Meet the Student Teams Competing at ISC18 …

Results of the 19th GCS Large-Scale Call

May 9, 2018: GCS begins next-generation architecture transition, approves more than 1 billion computing core hours for large-scale simulation projects. More: Results of the 19th GCS Large-Scale Call …

LRZ Celebrates Double Victory at German Data Center Awards 2018

May 4, 2018: The LRZ further solidified its role as a leader in HPC centre energy efficiency. Two cooling technology solutions implanted by LRZ's technology partners Fahrenheit and MEGWARE took home first and second prize in the 2018 German Data Centre Awards. More: LRZ Celebrates Double Victory at German Data Center Awards 2018 …