Regionales Hochschulrechenzentrum Kaiserslautern-Landau (RHRZ)

About Regionales Hochschulrechenzentrum Kaiserslautern-Landau (RHRZ)

The RHRZ is a central scientific institution of the University of Kaiserslautern. The RHRZ provides students, faculties, central facilities and the central administration with IT infrastructure and IT services according to their needs. In order to support its service tasks, RHRZ performs its own research and development.

HPC Expertise

For the special support of high-performance computing, the RHRZ is responsible in particular

  • to monitor and evaluate the development, use and application of methods, tools and machines in high-performance computing and to advise users at the university on the use of their local computing capacities and central high-performance computing technology,
  • to adapt and provide the latest methods and their software implementation for the solution of the typical university application spectrum on the existing architectures,
  • to provide training and individual advice on algorithms and their efficient implementation on high-performance computers,
  • to support current and potential users in the analysis and optimization of their programs, to broaden the circle of users by demonstrating new application possibilities and increasing the user-friendliness of the installed high-performance computing technology,
  • to supervise bachelor, master and doctoral theses together with the departments, to participate in courses and to conduct continuous lecture and publication activities. 

The RHRZ coordinates its work with other centres of excellence for high-performance computing in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate and in Germany.

HPC Systems

Elwetritsch III - NEC HPC2824Ri-2 DELTA Computer Products GmbH D22z-M2-ZG

since January 2024 - Last Update: May 2024 - learn more
243 Nodes
66.00 TiB
Main Memory
4,128 CPU Cores
HPC-Cluster Elwetritsch II der TUK

Elwetritsch II - Dell PowerEdge R NEC HPC1812Rh-1 Nvidia DGX-2, DGX-1

since January 2016 - Last Update: January 2020 - learn more
GPU nodes GPU system MPP system SMP nodes SSD storage Tier 3 hpc system Xeon-Phi nodes
3.072 TFlop/s
Peak Performance
489 Nodes
Unknown QDR-Infiniband, Intel Omnipath
52.00 TiB
Main Memory
10,520 CPU Cores
Intel, AMD
56 Applications
228 Versions

File Systems

WORK file system

/scratch (NEC None BeeGFS)

since December 2023
HDD Symbol

HPC Networks and Alliances


RPTU Kaiserslautern-Landau
Regionales Hochschulrechenzentrum
Gebäude 34
67663 Kaiserslautern