News & Events

bwHPC Logo Latest News & Events

In our latest newsletter we inform you with news and current progress about our services related to bwHPC. Topics of our December 2020 issue are:

  • IT Security Incident
  • bwSFS: Storage for Science
  • Current bwHPC Course Offers
  • Online Vampir Workshop
  • E-Science-Tage 2021
  • Competence Center Computational Chemistry and Quantum Sciences

and can be downloaded via:

bwHPC Logo Older News & Events

Online conference: E-Science-Tage 2021, 4 – 6 March, 2021, Title: "Share Your Research Data"

The E-Science-Tage 2021 focus on sharing research data. The exchange of research data brings the great opportunity to build bridges, improves quality and ensures that knowledge is gained. We are pleased to offer the E-Science-Tage 2021 as a platform to focus on this important aspect of research. The Call For Contributions for the E-Science-Tage 2021 is open! Deadline for abstract submittion is 18 December 2020. For more details click here. We look forward to welcome you at E-Science Tage 2021!

Organisation Team
email us

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.

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.

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:

Best regards,
Your bwHPC Team

The Proceedings of the 5th bwHPC Symposium are now available online and in print.
(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.

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:

We wish all readers a happy easter!

Best regards,
Your bwHPC Team

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

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: