- Location: Vienna, Austria
- Industry: Academic
- Capacity (in MW): 0.55
- Floor Space (in Sq. Ft): 1,096
- Nodes: 2,020
- Customer Since: 2013
“We are setting new standards here, not only in a scientific context, where we can examine complex questions to an even better level, but also in terms of sustainability: the novel, energy-efficient liquid cooling fits in perfectly with our university’s philosophy of conserving resources while remaining open to innovation.”
— Georg Haberhauer, Vice Rector,
Vienna University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences (BOKU)
with Vienna Scientific Cluster 3 (VSC-3)
The Vienna Scientific Cluster (VSC) consists of several cluster systems that have been designed to satisfy the demand for High Performance Computing (HPC) of a consortium of Austrian universities. At this time (2014) there are five VSC partner universities: Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien), University of Vienna (Universität Wien), University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences Vienna (BOKU Wien), Graz University of Technology (TU Graz) together with the universities within ‘Universitäts-Cluster-Süd’, and University of Innsbruck (Universität Innsbruck).
Currently all three Systems can be used: VSC-1 will go out of service early in 2015, VSC-2 will still be available for the next few years, and our third system VSC-3 is operating in a user test phase with regular user operation starting in 2015.