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bwHPC Cluster and Storage

Financed by national and state funds a comprehensive HPC cluster and storage infrastructure is provided to Baden-Württemberg's scientists. bwHPC cluster resources are differentiated by scientific areas and application's requirements and scalability. Users' scientific computing projects are therefore assigned accordingly.

Cluster resources: bwHPC cluster

Baden-Württemberg provides the following clusters at

Tier 3 (aka the bwHPC clusters):

For users with very high compute resource demands and highly parallelizable applications the following cluster at higher tiers are available:

Tier 2:

Tier 0/1:


Storage resources: bwFileStorage

The service bwFileStorage provides access to a central data storage of the Large Scale Data Facility (LSDF) for users of Baden-Württemberg's universities and high schools. The LSDF is located at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). If you are interested in more information about this service, please visit the bwHPC Wiki.