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Big Data, Analytics & Management

Meeting increasingly data-intensive applications with a seamless workflow between compute-intensive simulations and data-intensive analytics.
Brochure about our projects in Big Data, Analytics & Management (PDF 4.3 MB)

    • bwDataArchiv
      Safe storage of scientific and cultural relevant data
    • CATALYST
      Seamless Integration of HPC with Big Data Analytics
    • DIPL-ING
      The project aims to research possibilities of efficient data management with regard to high amounts of scientific data emerging from the programs of engineering science at the University of Stuttgart.
    • EOPEN
      Seamless Integration of HPC with Big Data Analytics
    • PHANTOM
      The project aims to address the challenges of energy-efficient parallel infrastructures development based on accelerable heterogeneous hardware such as GPU, CPU, and FPGA in the domains like Cyber-Physical Systems, Internet of Things, or High Performance Computing.

Cloud Computing

The best of both worlds: Conducting compute-intensive HPC applications in a highly flexible cloud environment with low access barriers.
Brochure about our projects in Cloud Computing (PDF 4.3 MB)

    • Fortissimo
      Factories of the Future Resources, Technology, Infrastructure and Services for Simulation and Modeling. 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.
    • Fortissimo 2
      Factories of the Future Resources, Technology, Infrastructure and Services for Simulation and Modeling. 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.
    • MIKELANGELO
      The vision of MIKELANGELO is to improve responsiveness, agility and security of the virtual infrastructure through packaged applications, using the lean guest operating system OSv and the newly developed superfast hypervisor sKVM.

Energy Efficiency

Enable energy efficient usage of high-performance computing systems through research on infrastructure requirements and numerical solutions.
Brochure about our projects in Energy Efficiency (PDF 4.4 MB)

    • ExaFLOW
      The main goal of ExaFLOW is to address key algorithmic challenges in CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) to enable simulation at exascale, guided by a number of use cases of industrial relevance, and to provide open-source pilot implementations.
    • ExaSolvers
      Today, exascale computers are characterized by billion-way parallelism. Computing on such extreme scale needs methods, which scale perfectly and have optimal complexity. This project proposal brings together several crucial aspects of extreme scale solving.
    • Mont-Blanc 2
      The limiting factor in the development of an Exascale High Performance Computer System is power consumption. The Mont-Blanc2 project focuses on the task to develop a next generation HPC system using embedded technologies to reach this difficult task.
    • Mont-Blanc 3
      The Mont-Blanc project aims to design a new type of computer architecture capable of setting future HPC standards, built from energy efficient solutions used in embedded and mobile devices.
    • Sustainability in HPC Centers
      The project's goal is to investigate how principles of sustainability could be applied to the Höchstleistungsrechenzentrum der Universität Stuttgart (HLRS).

Exascale Computing

Meeting Exascale-potential with research on highly parallel systems, efficient scalability, energy efficient algorithms and large-scale simulations.
Brochure about our projects in Exascale Computing (PDF 5 MB)

    • CATALYST
      Seamless Integration of HPC with Big Data Analytics
    • EOPEN
      Seamless Integration of HPC with Big Data Analytics
    • ExaFLOW
      The main goal of ExaFLOW is to address key algorithmic challenges in CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) to enable simulation at exascale, guided by a number of use cases of industrial relevance, and to provide open-source pilot implementations.
    • ExaSolvers
      Today, exascale computers are characterized by billion-way parallelism. Computing on such extreme scale needs methods, which scale perfectly and have optimal complexity. This project proposal brings together several crucial aspects of extreme scale solving.
    • EXPERTISE
      EXPERTISE is a European Training Network (ETN) that will contribute to train the next generation of mechanical and computer science engineers. The ultimate research objective of EXPERTISE is to develop advanced tools for the dynamics analysis of large-scale models of turbine components to pave the way towards the virtual testing of the entire machine.
    • Mont-Blanc 2
      The limiting factor in the development of an Exascale High Performance Computer System is power consumption. The Mont-Blanc2 project focuses on the task to develop a next generation HPC system using embedded technologies to reach this difficult task.
    • Mont-Blanc 3
      The Mont-Blanc project aims to design a new type of computer architecture capable of setting future HPC standards, built from energy efficient solutions used in embedded and mobile devices.
    • POP
      Performance Optimisation and Productivity

Optimization & Scalability

Investigating the relationship between complex application domains, evolving hardware, and programming paradigms on large-scale systems.
Brochure about our projects in Optimization & Scalability (PDF 4.7 MB)

    • CATALYST
      Seamless Integration of HPC with Big Data Analytics
    • EOPEN
      Seamless Integration of HPC with Big Data Analytics
    • ExaSolvers
      Today, exascale computers are characterized by billion-way parallelism. Computing on such extreme scale needs methods, which scale perfectly and have optimal complexity. This project proposal brings together several crucial aspects of extreme scale solving.
    • PHANTOM
      The project aims to address the challenges of energy-efficient parallel infrastructures development based on accelerable heterogeneous hardware such as GPU, CPU, and FPGA in the domains like Cyber-Physical Systems, Internet of Things, or High Performance Computing.
    • POP
      Performance Optimisation and Productivity

Programming Models & Tools

Researching parallel programming models and exploring tools to assist in developing parallel programming languages.
Brochure about our projects in Programming Models & Tools (PDF 4.7 MB)

    • EXPERTISE
      EXPERTISE is a European Training Network (ETN) that will contribute to train the next generation of mechanical and computer science engineers. The ultimate research objective of EXPERTISE is to develop advanced tools for the dynamics analysis of large-scale models of turbine components to pave the way towards the virtual testing of the entire machine.
    • Mont-Blanc 2
      The limiting factor in the development of an Exascale High Performance Computer System is power consumption. The Mont-Blanc2 project focuses on the task to develop a next generation HPC system using embedded technologies to reach this difficult task.
    • Mont-Blanc 3
      The Mont-Blanc project aims to design a new type of computer architecture capable of setting future HPC standards, built from energy efficient solutions used in embedded and mobile devices.
    • PHANTOM
      The project aims to address the challenges of energy-efficient parallel infrastructures development based on accelerable heterogeneous hardware such as GPU, CPU, and FPGA in the domains like Cyber-Physical Systems, Internet of Things, or High Performance Computing.

Services

Enable cutting-edge computer science and large scale computational science with HPC training, networking and user support.
Brochure about our projects in Services (PDF 5.1 MB)

    • CoeGSS
      The Centre of Excellence for Global Systems Science – CoeGSS – provides advanced decision-support in the face of global challenges. It brings together the power of high-performance computing and some of the most promising thinking on global systems in order to improve decisions in business, politics and civil society.
    • Fortissimo 2
      Factories of the Future Resources, Technology, Infrastructure and Services for Simulation and Modeling. 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.
    • HPC-Europa 3
      HPC-Europa 3 aims to foster the transnational cooperation between scientists of EU countries (especially junior researchers) who deal with HPC-related topics such as applications, tools, and middleware.
    • MoeWE
      Modular Vocational Training on High Performance Computing
    • POP
      Performance Optimisation and Productivity
    • Supercomputing-Akademie

Visualization

Discovering immersive and interactive 3D simulation environments for data analysis and integrated software frameworks.
Brochure about our projects in Visualization (PDF 6.2 MB)

    • COVISE
      COVISE, the COllaborative VIsualization and Simulation Environment is an extensible distributed software environment to integrate supercomputer-based simulations, postprocessing and collaborative visualization functionalities in a seamless manner.
    • Reallabor Stadtquartiere 4.0
      Exploring new methods and technologies to support participatory planning for a sustainable development.