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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 18 members and their 20 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 14 4
Tier 1
Tier 2
Tier 3
41 HPC systems
4 15 22
Tier 1
Tier 2
Tier 3
18
Manufacturers
1,667,264
CPU cores
4
Manufacturers
60
Types
2,614
GPGPUs
3
Manufacturers
27
Types
148
Many core processors
1
Manufacturers
3
Types
5,409,768 GB
Main memory
49,225 TB
File system capacity
10
Manufacturers
221,500 TB
Archive capacity
2
Manufacturers
4
HPC centres