Center for High Performance Computing and Mass Storage

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The initials “CISM” stand for “Calcul Intensif et Stockage de Masse”, or high-performance computing and mass storage. It was created in 2004 at UCLouvain by the users of the HPC facilities coming from different Departments in the University. The CISM operates the scientific computing clusters and the scientific data storage systems installed at UCLouvain, organizes and delivers training sessions about HPC targeted at researchers and offers consultancy and expertise in code porting, optimization, compilation, etc.


DCIII is now called FRANCES ALLEN Data Center

This 8 march International Women's Day, UCLouvain names 11 buildings after inspiring women (see the event here, in french). The Data Center DCIII is now called  FRANCES ALLEN Data Center.

CISM Newsletter 23.01

The topics are :   • Manneback GPUs • News from the CÉCI   See the details.

Next CUCISM April 18th, 2023 2 PM

The next meeting of the members of the Board, CUCISM ( "Comité des Utilisateurs") is scheduled for April 18th, 2023 2pm (location will be specified). The meeting will be followed by an extra QA...

A Youtube channel dedicated to high-performance computing

The CISM inaugurates this year, in collaboration with the Consortium des Équipements de Calcul Intensif a Youtube channel dedicated to high-performance computing (HPC). It offers videos of all...