Industrial Services of the National HPC Centre Stuttgart (HLRS)

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Industrial Services of the National HPC Centre Stuttgart (HLRS)


Cray XE6 (Hermit)
(Copyright: Boris Lehner for HLRS)
Cray XE6 (Hermit) (Copyright: Boris Lehner for HLRS)

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.

General Information


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


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


Please apply through this online-registration-form with course number 2014-IS(2)


for registration is July 6, 2014.


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.

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., A DJH youth hostel is also available.
Further links: Online-Stadtplan des Stadtmessungsamtes Stuttgart or

Shortcut-URL of this course:


Rolf Rabenseifner
phone 0711 685 65530

Joerg Hertzer
phone 0711 685 65932