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High Performance Computing at the TU Kaiserslautern

Welcome to the homepage of the High Performance Computer Elwetritsch at the TU Kaiserslautern.

The High Performance Computer 'Elwetritsch' unites the available High Performance Computing resources at the TU Kaiserslautern within the framework of Allianz für Hochleistungsrechnen Rheinland-Pfalz, abbr. AHRP. Access to the computer is granted to all members of the TU Kaiserslautern and the AHRP.

Access and Usage

Members of the TU Kaiserslautern require a so called account for employees or an extended student's account. Members of the AHRP should contact us.

There are several possibilities to login to 'Elwetritsch' depending on your computer system. Simplest is accessing it via a LINUX-based system but of course access is available for Microsoft- or Apple-based systems as well. We provide several so called head nodes, elwe<x> with <x> being a number between 1 and 4 for login. A short summary on best practice using the batch system on 'Elwetritsch' provides further information besides the menue points at the top to hints on available resources, software, and a FAQ.

'Elwetritsch' is run by the HPC-team at RHRK. Feel free to contact us.

Utilization Overview

The following animation depicts an overview of the live utilization of 'Elwetritsch' with information on the number of running and waiting jobs but you may want to have a more detailed insight.

Temperature DC2 15632 job slots available on 825 hosts, 5 hosts closed Aggregated RAM & TMP
20.8 °C / 32.8 °C

15410 job slots
4392 suspendable
(691 jobs from 57 users)

18239 job slots
644 suspendable
(1020 jobs from 13 users)

222 on 107 hosts

TUK Login Nodes:
1: 77 users, load: 1.48
2: 70 users, load: 12.09
3: 68 users, load: 4.03
4: 101 users, load: 16.59

RARP Login Nodes:
1: 0 users, load: 0.10
2: 0 users, load: 0.17

8.9% of 71.0 TiB
0.1% of 318.3 TiB
Power DC2 Cluster-wide File Systems
63.2% of 195 kW
40.3% of 9.6 TiB
53.9% of 1284.2 TiB
Sun Dec 16 18:55:06 2018