The PC˛ assists all groups of the University of Paderborn in planning their local compute services. In general, a sharing of all available compute resources is targeted. The PC˛ provides help in procurement and installation of compute servers.
Consulting and surveying of configurations of computer systems for performance oriented computations. Recommendation concerning the selection of suitable systems and components.
Dr. Jens Simon
Organisation of a community with shared licenses for HPC software. Joint procurement of software.
Management of software licensens:
The PC˛ operates license servers. These servers can also be used for licenses owned by users.
Besides procurement of systems, the PC˛ also provides support for the initial installation of compute servers.
Resource management software:
The PC˛ offers a resource management system. Consulting and support for a resource mangement system for compute servers.
University-wide file system:
Consulting and support for a university-wide file system.
Consulting and support for network connection to the central compute resources. Configuration of security systems to allow shared usage of local compute servers.