The Computing Services of MPCDF
The MPCDF provides facilities for high-performance computing (HPC) and data analytics/machine learning (HPDA/ML) , capacity computing (Linux clusters) and remote visualization and supports general-purpose and dedicated systems.
A list of the major computing systems can be found below. A detailed description and technical documentation can be found at the MPCDF user documentation.
The MPCDF hosts the central HPC resources of the Max Planck Society with a typical renewal cycle of 5 years. Open to scientists affiliated with Max-Planck Institutes which joined the corresponding proposals to the Max Planck Society (test access can be granted on request).
Linux Compute Clusters
The MPCDF hosts dedicated compute clusters for many Max Planck Institutes. Open to scientists affiliated with the Max-Planck Institute(s) owning the resouces.