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Current Projects


  • BonFIRE
    BonFIRE (Building service testbeds for Future Internet Research and Experimentation) designed, built up and operates a multi-site cloud facility to support applications, services and systems research targeting the Internet of Services community within the Future Internet.

  • CRESTA
    CRESTA brings together four of Europe’s leading supercomputing centres, with one of the world’s major equipment vendors, two of Europe’s leading programming tools providers and six application and problem owners to explore how the exaflop challenge can be met.

  • CoolEmAll
    Platform for optimizing the design and operation of modular configurable IT infrastructures and facilities with resourceefficient cooling.

  • COVISE
    A Collaborative and Distributed Software Environment for High-Performance Simulation and Visualization

  • DASH
    DASH - Hierarchical Arrays for Effi cient and Productive Data-Intensive Exascale Computing DASH is a collaborative research project funded intially for 3 years by the German Research Foundation (DFG) as part of the priority programme „Software for Exascale Computing - SPPEXA“ (2013-2015)

  • Dreamcloud
    The essence of High Performance Computing (HPC) lies in sharing the large-scale hardware resources among the software applications using them.Efficient application allocation on the available compute resources is a key aspect of any HPC infrastructure functionality.

  • ECOUSS
    The movement towards heterogeneous multi-core architectures is a fundamental shift in the computer science landscape and in particular in the programming models.

  • ECO2Clouds
    ECO2Clouds (Experimental Awareness of CO2 in Federated Cloud Sourcing) will design and implement an energy aware deployment strategy for multi-site cloud facilities.

  • Excess
    The EXCESS scientific and technological concept in addressing energy efficiency is defined by novel execution models between common High Performance Computing infrastructures and Embedded Systems.

  • FeTOL
    FeTOL is a project funded by the German BMBF doing research into faulttolerance for applications on future HPC systems. Duration: 36 months, starting June 2011.

  • Fortissimo
    Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) are now discovering the potentials of simulations on supercomputers to enhance their core business and improve their competitiveness. Thus the needs and requirements for HPC centres start to change.

  • Gaia-Cloud
    The goal of the GAIA Cloud project is the development of an integrated cloud infrastructure, which will enable the resource-efficient usage of highperformance work stations.

  • Hybrid4HPC
    Each year, the HLRS organizes several workshops for scientific knowledge- exchange and training in programming on high performance systems. 

  • IB-ISEB
    The acronym „IB-ISEB“ stands for e Information systems for Structural monitoring and preservation management of bridges“ („Intelligente Brücken - Informationssystem zum Strukturmonitoring und Erhaltungsmanagement von Brücken“), which is a national project funded by the BAst (Federal Highway Research Institute), started in July 2012 and ends in June 2015, aiming at the provisioning of a framework to constantly monitor bridges and allow better preservation strategies.

  • JUNIPER
    JUNIPER (Java platform for hIgh PErformance and Real-time large scale data management) is an EU FP7-ICT project, started in December 2012, aiming to establish a development platform for new-generation datademanding applications.

  • MyThOS
    The clock-speed of modern processors barely rises any longer. Instead, hard ware is moving towards placing multiple processing units on a single chip and interconnecting them.

  • OpenCOVER
    OpenCOVER, the COVISE Virtual Environment Renderer is a flexible VR system that is tightly integrated into the COVISE visualization system. This allows several users to collaborate in immersive virtual environments to perform simulation analysis.

  • OpenMPI
    - Modular design with component architecture
    - Support of many network protocols
    such as gm, mx, openib, udapl and tcp

  • OpenMP Validation Suite
    The OpenMP validation suite is a collection of C and Fortran programs with OpenMP directives that were designed to validate the correctness of an OpenMP implementation.

  • PaaSage
    Cloud computing is revolutionising the IT industry through its support for utility service-oriented Internet computing without the need for large capital outlays in hardware to deploy their services or the human expense to operate.

  • ParaPhrase
    The ParaPhrase project aims to produce a new structured design and implementation process for heterogeneous parallel architectures, where developers exploit a variety of parallel programming patterns to develop component-based applications.

  • Polca
    POLCA explicitly addresses the programmability concerns of both embedded and high performance computing. Both domains have generated strongly focused approaches for solving their specific problems that are now confronted with the increasing need for parallelism even in Embedded Systems and the need for addressing non-functional criteria in High Performance Computing.

  • PRACE MISSION
    The mission of PRACE (Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe) is to enable high impact scientific discovery and engineering research and development across all disciplines to enhance European competitiveness for the benefit of society.

  • RECOM-AIOLOS
    The 3D-Combustion Simulation Code RECOM-AIOLOS is a tailored simulation environment for the modeling of industrial furnaces and boilers. The code is developed in co-operation with IVD at the University of Stuttgart.

  • SKASIM
    Molecular dynamics (MD) and Monte-Carlo (MC) simulations form the basis for investigating many relevant application scenarios in science and engineering. At the heart of these simulations lie physically meaningful and quantitative models of molecular interactions, requiring precise validation through state of the art ab initio calculations and experimental data.

  • SIOX
    The main target of the new SIOX Project (Scalable I/O for Extreme Performance) is the development, the deployment and the application of a concept for I/O-analysis and I/O-optimization, mainly for HPC environments.

  • Temanejo
    Temanejo allows to visualize parallel applications as a graph of inter-dependent units of work, so called tasks, and to step through an application taskwise rather than concentrating on threads or processes.

  • Visionair
    Visionair (VISION Advanced Infrastructure for Research) calls for the creation of a European infrastructure for high level visualisation facilities that are open to research communities across Europe.

  • VISTLE
    Vistle, the VISualization Testing Laboratory for Exascale computing, is an extensible software environment that integrates simulations on supercomputers, post-processing and parallel interactive visualization.

  • VIRVO
    The VIRVO system is part of the COVISE visualization and simulation environment, which was developed at the computing center of the University of Stuttgart. VIRVO is the volume rendering functionality of COVISE.