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News 2020-09-10:
Regular maintenance of the HPC system bwUniCluster 2.0

Due to regular maintenance work the HPC system bwUniCluster 2.0 will not be available from

06.10.2020 at 10:00 AM until 13.10.2020 at 10:00 AM

The system will not start any jobs that cannot be completed before the start of the maintenance period. All user processes still running on 06.10.2020 at 10:00 AM will be cancelled.

For more details about the planned changes click here.

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News 2020-05-11:
IT security incident

Dear users,
due to an IT security incident the state-wide HPC systems

  • bwUniCluster 2.0,
  • ForHLR II,
  • bwForCluster JUSTUS,
  • bwForCluster BinAC, and
  • Hawk
are currently not available. Our experts are already working on an assessment of the problem.
We will inform you as soon as a reliable schedule for the resuming of operation is available.

News 2019-08-30:
3rd bwHPC newsletter of 2019

Dear Users

in our newsletter we inform you quarterly with news and current progress about our services related to bwHPC. Topics of our third issue of 2019 are:

  • Flashback: ISC Conference 2019
  • Current bwHPC Course Offers
  • Save the date: bwHPC Symposium 2019
  • bwNET100G+ SDN Workshop
  • What is SDS@hd?
  • New! Website Launch of bwHPC
The current newsletter can be downloaded via:
www.bwhpc.de/newsletter/bwH...

Best regards,
Your bwHPC Team

News 2019-06-13:
Proceedings of the 5th bwHPC Symposium

The Proceedings of the 5th bwHPC Symposium are now available online and in print. https://publikationen.uni-tuebingen.de/xmlui/handle/10900/86577
(Click on "Titles" on the left to access the individual articles online.)
The printed version has the following ISBN/EAN and can be purchased for 29,95EUR: ISBN 978-3-946552-26-0 or EAN 9783946552260 . We would like to thank everybody who contributed to these proceedings.

News 2019-04-18:
2nd bwHPC newsletter of 2019

Dear Users

in our newsletter we inform you quarterly with news and current progress about our services related to bwHPC. Topics of our second issue are:

  • Flashback: E-Science-Tage 2019
  • bwHPC Training & bwHPC User Forum
  • bwHPC Competence Center "Global Systems Science" & Internationales Symposium
  • Our booth at the International Supercomputing Conference 2019
  • bwVisu Questionnaire
  • Call for Tiger Team Support
  • Best Practices: Acknowledgements in scientific publications
The current newsletter can be downloaded via:
www.bwhpc.de/newsletter/bwH...

We wish all readers a happy easter!

Best regards,
Your bwHPC Team

News 2019-02-03:
bwUniCluster Maintenance: Feb 04-08, 2019

Dear users of bwUniCluster,

from February, 4th, 2019, until February, 8th, 2019, the HPC system bwUniCluster will not be available due to a planned maintenance slot. The system will only start jobs which are expected to have completed before the maintenance slot starts. At the beginning of the maintenance we will cancel all running user processes. During the maintenance we will update the software and firmware of the file systems and cluster nodes for security reasons.

Best regards the HPC operations team

News 2019-01-16:
1st bwHPC newsletter of 2019

The issue of the bwHPC Newsletter covers the following topics:

  • Flashback: Successfull bwHPC Symposium
  • bwHPC User Questionnaire
  • bwHPC Training
  • E-Science Days
  • Start of Support Project bwHPC-S5
  • Positive Review of JUSTUS II by the DFG
The Newsletter (only in German) can be downloaded here:
www.bwhpc.de/newsletter/bwH...