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Jul 13, 2015

DKRZ presents on its ISC'15 High Performance booth no. 550 its new high performance computer HLRE-3 (Hochleistungsrechnersystem für die Erdsystemforschung 3) consisting of the PetaFLOPS-System "Mistral" by Bull/Atos and a hierarchical storage management system (HSM) based on HPSS by IBM. During the ISC’15 the latest Top500 List of the most powerful high performance computer systems is released. The first configuration level of Mistral at DKRZ is on rank 56 of the list. In Germany it is the sixth-largest HPC system.


Under discussion at the DKRZ booth at ISC'15

From 12th to 16th July 2015 Frankfurt hosts the this year’s ISC’15 High Performance with 2,600 attendees.

DKRZ is one of 160 exhibitors of the ISC’15 exhibition that takes place parallel to the conference. On its booth no. 550 DKRZ presents its new high performance computing system for earth system science (Hochleistungsrechnersystem für Erdsystemforschung, HLRE-3). It consist of the new PetaFLOPS-system „Mistral“ by Bull/Atos and a new hierarchical storage management system (HSM) based on HPSS by IBM.

DKRZ’s climate globe - a virtual planet with a 360-degree view – is used to present climate simulations: ranging from scenarios of future temperature, precipitation or land-use changes, formation of clouds in the atmosphere, arctic sea ice cover up to simulated volcano eruptions and ocean currents.

Student Cluster CompetitionThe working group „scientific computing“ again will participate in the Student Cluster Competition, in which eleven teams, two of them from Germany, competes.

More information of Student Cluster Competition here


Contest of „Fan Favorite“-Award of the Student Cluster Competition:Vote for the DKRZ-team here

Follow our team on twitter: here

Impressions of DKRZ booth 550 at ISC'15:

Besucher am DKRZ-Stand 550 auf der ISC'15


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