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NEMO remains in TOP500 supercomputers of the world

The new TOP500 list for June 2017 has been published. NEMO has been ranked 389 (down from 295 in November 2016). NEMO is currently the only bwForCluster on the list.

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bwForCluster NEMO: Online


  • NEMO now has 880 nodes
  • Parallel BeeGFS storage increased by 33% (+192 TB)
  • Local SSD drives have been upgraded to datacenter grade
  • CentOS 7.4 for compute nodes and infrastructure servers


  • New user limits on login nodes:
The maximum resource consumption is 2 cores (including Hyperthreading) and 10GB of RAM. If you need more resources, please submit interactive jobs.



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HPC Newsletter 1701

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HPC courses

In addition to the workshops and courses offered by the bwHPC competence centers, there is always the option to attend one of the workshops and courses offered by HLRS in Stuttgart and other bwHPC partners. 

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