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Industrial Services of the National HPC Centre Stuttgart (HLRS)

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Location

Room 1.067 / Medienlabor HLRS (Höchstleistungsrechenzentrum Stuttgart), Universität Stuttgart, Nobelstr. 19, D-70569 Stuttgart

Date

2014, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 12:30 - 17:00

Abstract

In order to permanently assure their competitiveness, enterprises and institutions are increasingly forced to deliver highest performance. Powerful computers, among the best in the world, can reliably support them in doing so.

This course is targeted towards decision makers in companies that would like to learn more about the advantages of using high performance computers in their field of business. They will be given extensive information about the properties and the capabilities of the computers as well as access methods and security aspects. In addition we present our comprehensive service offering - ranging from individual consulting via training courses to visualization. Real world examples will finally allow an interesting insight into our current activities.

Agenda

12:30-12:45 "Welcome" / local registration
12:45-13:45 Advantages of using high performance computers
13:45-14:15 Coffee break
14:15-15:00 Technical details / access methods and security
15:00-15:15 Coffee break
15:15-15:45 Real world examples
15:45-16:00 Questions and answers
16:00-17:00 Tour through CAVE and compute room

Language

German (in English, if required/all slides in English)

Registration

Please apply through this online-registration-form with course number 2014-IS(1)

Deadline

for registration is Feb. 9, 2014.

Fee

The attendance to this course is free.

Cancelation policy

If you cannot come to the course, please send an email to the organizer as soon as possible. This would allow us to accept additional participants from the waiting-list. There is no cancelation fee.

Additional Information

- Services of the National HPC Center Stuttgart (HLRS)  HLRS and Industrial Services of HLRS
- Consulting by SICOS. The Sicos BW GmbH was founded by the computing centers of the University of Stuttgart (High Performance Computing Center) and the KIT (Steinbuch Center for Computing). They are supported by the Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts in Baden-Wuerttemberg.

PRACE PATC and bwHPC-C5

HLRS is part of the Gauss Centre for Supercomputing (GCS), which is one of the six PRACE Advanced Training Centres (PATCs) that started in Feb. 2012. The mandate for the PATCs is as follows: "The PRACE Advanced Training Centres will serve as European hubs of advanced, world-class training for researchers working in the computational sciences." (see D3.2.3)
This course is a PATC course, see also the PRACE Training Portal and Events. For participants from public research institutions in PRACE countries, the course fee is sponsored through the PRACE PATC program.

HLRS is also member of the Baden-Württemberg initiative bwHPC-C5.
This course is also provided within the framework of the bwHPC-C5 user Support.

Travel-Info Stuttgart

See HLRS address and travel-info. The next public transport stations are: "Universität, Stuttgart" (S-Bahn station, 15 min on foot) and "Lauchhau, Stuttgart" (Bus station, 4 min on foot to HLRS, bus lines 84, 92, 746, 747, 748, but not 82! from S-Bahn station "Universität, Stuttgart" and bus line 81 from S-Bahn station "Stuttgart-Vaihingen").
Accomodation: see HLRS accomodation-info. Private Bed&Breakfast is also available (might be cheaper than the hotels), e.g., www.nd-bed-breakfast.de. A DJH youth hostel is also available.
Further links: Online-Stadtplan des Stadtmessungsamtes Stuttgart or www.city-map.de.

Shortcut-URL of this course:

http://www.hlrs.de/training/2014/IS-1-eng

Contact

Gabi Kallenberger phone 0711 685 65828, kallenberger[at]hlrs.de
Rolf Rabenseifner phone 0711 685 65530, rabenseifner[at]hlrs.de