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1 Mitglied der Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft Welcome to the Jülich Supercomputing Centre D. Rohe and N. Attig Jülich Supercomputing Centre (JSC), Forschungszentrum Jülich

2 Schedule: Monday, May 19 13:00-13:30 Welcome and Introduction of JSC Norbert Attig, Daniel Rohe, JSC 13:30-15:00 JUROPA/HPC-FF - An Overview U. Detert, C. Paschoulas, T. Kondylis - JSC 15:00-15:30 Break 15:30-16:15 JUROPA- Tuning for the platform - part I Peter Niessen, ParTec 16:15-17:30 JUROPA - Tuning for the platform - part II Heinrich Bockhorst, Intel 17:39 Bus SB11 from Seecasino to Rurtalbahn, Jülich 19. May 2014 Supercomputing Resources in Jülich: Welcome and Introduction of JSC 2

3 Schedule: Friday, May 20 (morning) 08:30-09:45 HPC Software - Compiler and Tools Bernd Mohr, JSC 09:45-10:00 Break 10:00-10:30 HPC Software - Math Libs & Application Software Inge Gutheil, JSC 10:30-11:00 Postprocessing/Visualization-Cluster JUVIS Herwig Zilken, JSC 11:00-11:45 Uniform Resource Access at JSC UNICORE, M. Rambadt PTP, C. Karbach, JSC 11:45-12:45 Lunch break 19. May 2014 Supercomputing Resources in Jülich: Welcome and Introduction of JSC 3

4 Schedule: Friday, May 20 (afternoon) 12:45-14:00 JUQUEEN An overview of BlueGene/Q Jutta Docter, JSC 14:00-14:15 Break 14:15-15:15 JUQUEEN Best Practices on BlueGene/Q Florian Janetzko, JSC 15:15-15:30 Break 15:30-16:30 Tuning for the platform BlueGene/Q Christoph Pospiech, IBM 16:30 End of Day 2 16:36 Bus SB11 from Seecasino to Rurtalbahn 16:47 Bus SB11 from Seecasino to Aachen/Jülich 19. May 2014 Supercomputing Resources in Jülich: Welcome and Introduction of JSC 4

5 Organisational Information List of participants Slides of all talks are available after the course at WLAN access Eduroam or MAC-address needed ( List) 19. May 2014 Supercomputing Resources in Jülich: Welcome and Introduction of JSC 5

6 Mitglied der Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft Jülich Supercomputing Centre Introduction N. Attig Jülich Supercomputing Centre (JSC), Forschungszentrum Jülich

7 Jülich Supercomputing Centre Supercomputer operation for: Centre FZJ, Regional JARA Helmholtz & National NIC, GCS Europe PRACE, EU projects Application support Traditional and SimLab support model Scientific visualization Peer review support and coordination R&D work Methods and algorithms, performance analysis and tools Community data management service Computer architectures, Exascale Laboratories: EIC, ECL, NVIDIA Education and Training 19. May 2014 Supercomputing Resources in Jülich: Welcome and Introduction of JSC 7

8 Access to Supercomputing Resources at Jülich Traditional access to JUROPA via John von Neumann Institute for Computing (NIC) Kommission zur Vergabe von SC Ressourcen (VSR) (for FZJ staff members only) Access to JUQUEEN via JARA-HPC Vergabegremium (VGG) and/or Kommission zur Vergabe von SC Ressourcen (VSR) (for FZJ and RWTH staff members only; JARA-HPC Partition) Gauss Centre for Supercomputing (GCS) (JUQUEEN CPU time proposals are evaluated by NIC) European RI PRACE, Project Access: Biannual CfPs since June 2010 Call for preparatory access open, no closing dates 19. May 2014 Supercomputing Resources in Jülich: Welcome and Introduction of JSC 8

9 Gauss Centre for Supercomputing (GCS) Alliance of the three German national supercomputing centres Jülich Supercomputing Centre (JSC) Leibniz-Rechenzentrum (LRZ) der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften Höchstleistungsrechenzentrum Stuttgart (HLRS) Support of computational science through Multi-Petaflop/s supercomputers Multi-Petabyte storage Multi-Gigabit networking infrastructure Large-Scale projects Gauss projects Call for Proposals German representative in PRACE 19. May 2014 Supercomputing Resources in Jülich: Welcome and Introduction of JSC 9

10 PRACE Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe Consists of 24 European partner states, each represented by one institution Prepares the creation of a persistent, sustainable pan- European HPC service Prepares the establishment of three to five Tier-0 supercomputing centres at different European sites Defines and establishes a legal and organisational structure involving HPC centres, national funding agencies, and scientific user communities Develops funding and usage models and establishes a peer review process Provides training for European scientists and creates a permanent education programme 19. May 2014 Supercomputing Resources in Jülich: Welcome and Introduction of JSC 10

11 Supercomputer Systems: Dual Concept IBM Power 4+ JUMP, 9 TFlop/s JUROPA successor ~ 2 PFlop/s IBM Power 6 JUMP, 9 TFlop/s JUROPA 200 TFlop/s HPC-FF 100 TFlop/s + Booster ~ 10 PFlop/s File Server Lustre GPFS IBM Blue Gene/L JUBL, 45 TFlop/s IBM Blue Gene/P JUGENE, 1 PFlop/s IBM Blue Gene/Q JUQUEEN 5.9 PFlop/s JUQUEEN successor ~ 50 PFlop/s General-Purpose Cluster Highly Scalable System 19. May 2014 Supercomputing Resources in Jülich: Welcome and Introduction of JSC 11

12 JUQUEEN: Jülich s Scalable Petaflop System IBM Blue Gene/Q JUQUEEN IBM PowerPC A2 1.6 GHz, 16 cores per node 28 racks, 458,752 cores 5,9 Petaflop/s peak 5,0 Petaflop/s Linpack 448 TByte main memory connected to a Global Parallel File System (GPFS) with 6 PByte online disk and up to 25 PByte offline tape capacity 5D network Production start: Nov 5, May 2014 Supercomputing Resources in Jülich: Welcome and Introduction of JSC 12

13 JUROPA: Jülich s General-Purpose Supercomputer JUROPA, an Intel-based cluster 2 Intel Nehalem quad-core processors, 2.93 GHz, SMT 3,288 compute nodes, 26,304 cores 308 Teraflop/s peak 275 Teraflop/s Linpack 79 TByte memory Mellanox Infiniband QDR with non-blocking Fat Tree topology 1.8 PByte disk storage on Lustre file system, connected to GPFS JUROPA designed in co-development with HPC companies JUROPA serves as prototype for HPC-FF, U. of Cambridge, CHPC (Cape Town), PRACE 19. May 2014 Supercomputing Resources in Jülich: Welcome and Introduction of JSC 13

14 Use by Compute Time Shares 100% 80% 80% of the available time is being granted! 60% 40% 20% FZJ obligations FZJ projects JARA-HPC (regional) NIC (Germany) GCS/NIC (Germany) PRACE (Europe) 0% JUQUEEN JUROPA 19. May 2014 Supercomputing Resources in Jülich: Welcome and Introduction of JSC 15

15 Research Fields of Current National Projects Leadership-Class System JUQUEEN ~ 100 Projects General-Purpose Supercomputer JUROPA ~ 160 Projects Granting periods 05/ / / /2014 Astrophysics Biophysics Chemistry Earth & Environment Plasma Physics Soft Matter Fluid Dynamics Elementary Particle Physics Computer Science Condensed Matter Material Science 19. May 2014 Supercomputing Resources in Jülich: Welcome and Introduction of JSC 16

16 National and European User Groups Proposals for computer time accepted from Germany and Europe Peer review by international referees CPU time is granted by independent Scientific Councils 19. May 2014 Supercomputing Resources in Jülich: Welcome and Introduction of JSC 17

17 JUQUEEN Usage 19. May 2014 Supercomputing Resources in Jülich: Welcome and Introduction of JSC 18

18 JUROPA Usage 19. May 2014 Supercomputing Resources in Jülich: Welcome and Introduction of JSC 19

19 Domain-specific User Support and Research 19. May 2014 Supercomputing Resources in Jülich: Welcome and Introduction of JSC 20

20 Summary The Jülich Supercomputing Centre provides world-class supercomputers high-end primary and domain-specific user support to German and European research groups working in the computational sciences and in engineering JSC expects to see breakthrough science parallel applications, using a substantial number of processors simultaneously 19. May 2014 Supercomputing Resources in Jülich: Welcome and Introduction of JSC 21

21 End of Presentation 19. May 2014 Supercomputing Resources in Jülich: Welcome and Introduction of JSC 22

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