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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 13 5
Tier 1
Tier 2
Tier 3
41 HPC systems
4 15 22
Tier 1
Tier 2
Tier 3
18
Manufacturers
1,611,984
CPU cores
4
Manufacturers
60
Types
2,730
GPGPUs
3
Manufacturers
26
Types
172
Many core processors
1
Manufacturers
3
Types
5,159,432 GB
Main memory
46,831 TB
File system capacity
10
Manufacturers
221,500 TB
Archive capacity
2
Manufacturers
4
HPC centres