HoreKa: New supercomputer started at KIT


The new KIT ​​supercomputer is one of the 15 fastest computers in Europe and one of the 13 most energy-efficient in the world. The computing power of the high-performance computer in Karlsruhe, or HoreKa for short, is intended to bring new insights into climate, energy and medical research.

Overall, HoreKa can achieve a peak performance of 17 PetaFLOPS – 17 quadrillion arithmetic operations per second – which roughly corresponds to the performance of around 150,000 laptops. The 15 million expensive supercomputer is one of the fastest in Europe. On the top 500 list of the fastest computers in the world, which appears twice a year, HoreKa is currently ranked 52nd. At the same time, it is also world-class in terms of energy efficiency. “Supercomputers need a lot of energy, but this is used much more efficiently than with conventional PCs and laptops,” says Dr. Jennifer Buchmüller, Head of High Performance Computing at the Steinbuch Center for Computing at KIT. When it comes to energy efficiency, HoreKa currently even ranks 13th in an international comparison.

Further information on the high-performance computer in Karlsruhe can be found at www.scc.kit.edu/dienste/horeka.php and a video about the HoreKa supercomputer at KIT on this page. Click here for the KIT Center Information · Systems · Technologies (KCIST).

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