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Hardware is a broad topic covering processing units, memory, communication networks and the physical-technical aspects of high performance computing. It provides the technical basis for computer aided calculations.

The Gauß-Allianz consists of 19 members and their 21 leading HPC computing centres in Germany. On this page you will find information about utilised hardware within our network.

Learn more about specific aspects of hardware in the area of high performance computing on this page in the near future.

HPC-Hardware within the Gauß-Allianz

21 HPC centres
3 10 8
Tier 1
Tier 2
Tier 3
36 HPC cluster
3 14 19
Tier 1
Tier 2
Tier 3
15
Manufacturers
1,571,720
CPU cores
3
Manufacturers
54
Types
2,175
GPGPUs
2
Manufacturers
22
Types
196
Many core processors
1
Manufacturers
3
Types
4,285,912 GB
Main memory
45,148 TB
File system capacity
10
Manufacturers
221,500 TB
Archive capacity
2
Manufacturers
4
HPC centres