Research report 2016 - German Climate Computation Center

Mistral: Final expansion stage of the high-performance computer at DKRZ starts operation

Böttinger, Michael; Meyer, Jana
Deutsches Klimarechenzentrum, Hamburg
In July 2016 the second expansion stage of Mistral, the third "High-performance computing system for Earth system research" (HLRE-3), started its operation. The system by Atos/Bull delivers a peak performance of 3.6 quadrillion numerical operations per second to the German climate research community. In November Mistral occupied position no. 34 worldwide on the TOP500 list and is currently the third most powerful German HPC system. Mistral’s parallel file system has a capacity of 54 petabytes and occupies position no. 2 on the list, which compares the largest file systems worldwide.

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