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Dipl. Inform. Petra Knopf


Hertzstr. 16

76187 Karlsruhe

Germany


E-mail:
petra knopfHlh7∂kit edu

Computer Equipment

The Geophysical Institute stores large data sets, and deals with complex data models, and analyses. Both observational and synthetic data are processed.

These tasks require an IT environment ranging from simple desktop workplaces to high-performance scientific workplaces, extensive server systems, and high-performance computing (HPC) systems. Both GPI IT resources and IT resources of the Steinbuch Centre for Computing(SCC) are used.

 

 

Servers

File servers with RAID5/RAID6/RAID10: Approximately 50 Tbyte total

Computer server: SGI UV20, 96 cores, 512 GB main memory

 

Workstation Computers

80 scientific workstations:

  • 60 Linux (OpenSuse)
  • 10 Windows ( Windows 7)
  • Approximately 10 High-End graphic workstations

 

Computer Pool

15 workstations for exercices and seminars

 

Campus-wide computer resources via SCC

High Performance Computing (HPC) and Clustercomputing

Mass Storage for Scientific Data (bwfileStorage)

 

Software

Campus licenses: Matlab, ArcGIS, Adobe products, Corel, MS-Office. MS-CA

GPI licenses:  Globe Claritas, Norsar