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Happy Programmer’s Day!

September 14th, 2022 | by
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On September 13, 2022, the world celebrates the annual International Programmer’s Day. In this blog post, we’ll tell you what this holiday is all about, which country it originated in, and how programming works at RWTH Aachen University.

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New Year – New CLAIX Report

September 9th, 2022 | by
yellow background design with year 2021

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The year 2021 is again characterized by progress in research.

High-performance computers such as the Cluster Aix-la-Chapelle (CLAIX) help to understand global issues and solve problems that challenge science. Find out which interesting projects were running on CLAIX in 2021 and which solutions were found for which problems in the CLAIX Annual Report 2021.

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MUST
MPI Runtime Correctness Analysis

September 5th, 2022 | by
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Source: IT Center

High performance computing (HPC) is largely concerned with parallelizing programs, especially complex simulations such as models for weather forecasting or climate. To ensure that computations finish quickly, the work to be done is divided among different processes in parallel. Depending on the use case, the processes must exchange their intermediate results with other processes at program runtime.

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The IT Center Picture Puzzle: Service & Communication Department

August 3rd, 2022 | by
Interview photo with the Head of Department Service & Communication

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#MeetMeWednesday: We continue with our series “The IT Center Picture Puzzle“. This time we have an exciting interview with the head of department Sarah Grzemski in store for you.

The word “communication” is synonymous with the Service & Communication (SeKo) department. The reason for this will be presented to you in the current blog post. We provide exciting insights behind the various scenes of the department, which, by the way, do not only consist of support requests 😊 …. We present what makes the department special and what current projects and developments are currently in the pipeline. Be curious!

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The IT Center Picture Puzzle: High Performance Computing (HPC) Office

July 8th, 2022 | by
Interview with HPC Office

Source: Own Illustration

MeetMeWednesday: Our series “The IT Center Picture Puzzle” has already gone into the fourth round. Could you guess which word we were looking for this time?

The required word “coordination” stands for the High Performance Computing (HPC) Office. Did you guess it? In this blog post, we present the corresponding interview with the HPC Office, in which you can learn more about the activities and exciting insights of the Office.

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The IT Center Picture Puzzle: Computational Science & Engineering (CSE) Department

June 3rd, 2022 | by
Interview with CSE Department

Source: Own Illustration

#MeetMeWednesday: Our series “The IT Center Picture Puzzle” went into the third round and we were again looking for a word on our social media channels that stands for a department of the IT Center.

We were looking for five letters and the word “Lehre” (teaching) – did you guess it? In this blog post, we present not only the solution word, but also the corresponding interview with the Computational Science & Engineering (CSE) department. In this interview, you will learn more about the fields of activity and gain exciting insights into the diverse department of the IT Center.

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Well represented: IT Center at ISC22

May 6th, 2022 | by
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ISC High Performance 22
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For two years the ISC High Performance conference could not take place as usual. Now it is back in a hybrid form and with top-class guests in lectures, tutorials and workshops that move the industry. From May 29 to June 2, ISC High Performance will take place in Hamburg. Following the motto Transforming the future, the international conference for High Performance Computing (HPC) focuses on the most important developments and trends in the fields of HPC, machine learning and high-performance data analysis.

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#ITCenterEvents Parallel Programming in Computational Engineering and Science 2022

March 14th, 2022 | by

Join our PPCES this year! (Source: IT Center)

The PPCES 2022 is about to start!

Again this year, the one-week (March 21-25, 2022) HPC seminar will take place at the IT Center of RWTH Aachen University to train you on the latest developments around parallel programming on the RWTH high performance computer.

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Award received – SPEC Contributor Award

March 7th, 2022 | by
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SPEC Contributor Award of Sandra Wienke.
Source: IT Center (*)

The SPEC activities of the RWTH

In October 2021, the Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC) released the new SPEChpc™ 2021 (application-oriented) benchmark suites. SPEC was formed in 1988 to establish industry standards for measuring computer performance. Since then, SPEC has become the largest and most influential benchmark consortium in the world. Read the rest of this entry »

#ITCenterEvents – Introduction to High-Performance Computing 2022

February 21st, 2022 | by

Be there and register for free! (Source: Pixabay)

This event provides basic information on High Performance Computing (HPC) at the IT Center of RWTH Aachen University for different target groups and needs. It is the basis for the follow-up event PPCES 2022.

It focuses on CLAIX-2018, the cluster installed at our center at the end of 2018 and extended in 2019. Read the rest of this entry »