View of the entire supercomputer in the building at KIT Campus NorthSCC
HoreKa Supercomputer

HoreKa was among the 15 most powerful computers in Europe when it was commissioned in mid-2021. It can provide a computing power of approximately 17 PetaFLOPS. The system is available to scientists from all over Germany.

An experiment representative stands at the console in the GridKa computer room, servicing a system.SCC
Grid Computing Centre Karlsruhe (GridKa)

As a Tier 1 center of the Worldwide LHC Computing Grid (WLCG), GridKa is responsible for processing, formatting, and archiving raw data from the LHC and future HL-LHC experiments. Other WLCG centers rely on GridKa as a data source and data archive.

Photo shows a section of a storage rack fully loaded with hard disks.SCC
Large Scale Data Facility (LSDF)

KIT scientists have access to the extensive online storage in the Large Scale Data Facility. It is intended in particular for the storage of scientific measurement data and simulation results of data-intensive scientific disciplines.

View of the computing cluster bwUniCluster 2.0, which is operated at SCC's South Campus.SCC

The Baden-Württemberg university or universal cluster, i.e. bwUniCluster 2.0, is a parallel computer for a comprehensive basic supply of Baden-Württemberg universities and colleges with high-performance computing capacity.

Photo shows the 3D visualization screen on which a molecule simulation is viewed.SCC
3D Visualization Lab

Computer and projection infrastructure for visualization in scientific projects, such as the analysis of measurement data, illustration of computer simulations in the field of computational fluid dynamics or in computer-aided product development.