Virtual Institute – High Productivity Supercomputing

University of Stuttgart

High Performance Computing Centre

The German Federal High Performance Computing Centre HLRS was founded in 1995 and is a scientific institution of the University of Stuttgart. It hosts one of the largest European supercomputer resources, which are accessible both to academic users and industry.
The high performance computers acquired by HLRS together with computers from industry are operated by hww GmbH, a company 50% publicly and 50% industry owned. HLRS has long experience in the development of parallel tools and libraries in the field of shared and distributed programming and Grid computing. Services comprise the efficient usage of the HPC resources through all phases of problem handling. Through the close collaboration with users of the supercomputing resources, experience with user-code has been gained and extended in several national and European projects. [More]