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Göttingen, Germany, August 26th - 30th, 2019
Euro-Par is the prime European conference covering all aspects of parallel and distributed processing and is one of the most important High Performance Computing Conferences. The conference series celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2019.

9. HPC-Status-Konferenz der Gauß-Allianz

Paderborn Center for Parallel Computing, Paderborn, October 17th - 18th, 2019
The conference promotes the formation of networks and the exchange of information between the various disciplines on the entire topic of high performance computing. The conference will focus on projects funded by the BMBF and the DFG.

ISC 16
ISC High Performance 2019

Frankfurt, Germany, June 16th - 20th, 2019
The Event for High Performance Computing, Networking and Storage.
The Gauss-Allianz and their centres at ISC 19.

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Core Areas

What is HPC?

HPC is all about modern, innovative IT infrastructures for complex and parallel simulations as well as for analysis and processing of large volumes of data.


Hardware is the technical basis for digital analysis, computation and visualisation of data. Examples are processors, memory and networks.


HPC Innovation

Software supports scientists as well as companies to model and solve complex tasks and problems in a variety of areas.



The Gauß-Allianz offers support and solutions for performant, scalable and parallel software and hardware especially for small and medium entreprises.

HPC-driven innovation

Many everyday problems in science and technology need the power of high performance computing to develop innovative solutions and discover new insights.


News & Events

HPC Events in Germany

HPC News



Local | Resources | Expertise

Who? What? Where?

The HPC-resources in Germany differ with regard to performance, equipment and focus. Find suitable resources for your HPC projects here.

The Gauß-Allianz

The Gauß-Allianz supports the science community in Germany by creating the requirements for sustainable and efficient use of best-in-class supercomputing resources.


Get an overview of publications of the Gauß-Allianz, the German Council of Science and Humanities (Wissenschaftsrat), etc. with a central significance for the national High Performance Computing (HPC) in Germany.



Nationale Grid Initiative für Deutschland


NGI-DE is the National Grid Initiative for Germany. It is part of the European Grid Initiative (EGI) and is being maintained by Gauß-Allianz e.V..

Norddeutscher Verbund für Hoch- und Höchstleistungsrechnen

Die sieben Bundesländer Berlin, Brandenburg, Bremen, Hamburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Niedersachsen und Schleswig-Holstein sind im Norddeutschen Verbund zur Förderung des Hoch- und Höchstleistungsrechnens (HLRN) zusammengeschlossen.

Zentren für Kommunikation und Informationsverarbeitung e.V.

Der ZKI-Arbeitskreis Supercomputing bietet ein Forum für den Erfahrungsaustausch für alle, die sich für die Beschaffung und den Betrieb, als auch für die Nutzung von Hoch- und Höchstleistungsrechnern oder Rechnerclustern in der Wissenschaft interessieren.



Current projects

Profiling Toolkit für High Performance Computing
Ein automatisiertes Profilingtoolkit soll das Bewusstsein für Performance-Probleme vergrößern und zur Optimierung von Anwendungen motivieren.
9 months remaining
Effizienz und Zuverlässigkeit - Selbstorganisation in HPC-Systemen
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Raum-Zeit-parallele adaptive Simulation von Phasenfeldmodellen auf Höchstleistungsrechnern
The ParaPhase project aims at space-time parallel and adaptive simulations of phase-field models for liquid phase epitaxy and fracture propagation.
Domain-specific programming and target-aware compiler infrastructure for algorithms on unstructured grids
The goal of HighPerMeshes is to develop a practically usable domain-specific framework for the efficient, parallel and scaling implementation of iterative algorithms on unstructured grids.
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Software Parallele Programming
Automatisierte Partitionierung für heterogene Systeme durch Code-Analyse und -Transformation
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Performance and Efficiency in HPC with Custom Computing
PerficienCC improves the use of application specific hardware accelerators - FPGA - through specific implementations and analysis.
14 months remaining
Energy Efficiency Performance Analysis


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A list of contact points inside of our network helps you to create direct contact easily.


The variety of terms and ideas in the area of HPC can be overwhelming. We created a collection of topics and terms from the various areas inside of the HPC environment.


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