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Centre for Scientific Computing Aarhus (CSCAA)

Centre for Scientific Computing in Aarhus (CSCAA) is a Centre under the Faculty of Natural Sciences, Aarhus University.

CSCAA purchases, maintains, operates and supports high performance computers for a range of University groups ranging from Physics and Chemistry to Medicine and Economics.

CSCAA defines, implements and enforces the policies for use of the computer resources in collaboration with the users. CSCAA's organisation consists of a User Forum, a Steering Committee, a Centre leader and the staff.

Highlights and news

Expansion of Grendel

Expansion of Grendel

In the autumn 2020, Grendel-S has been expanded with 96 new computernodes.

Each node has 48-cores @ 3 GHz in Intel/CascadeLake 6248R CPUs, 384GB memory, 100Gbps network and 4TB SSD disk storage.

The nodes occupy 4 computerracks and full loaded the aggregate power consumption of the new nodes is about 60kW.

The expansion of Grendel-S was made possible due to contributions from research groups at Department of Physics, Department of Chemistry and Department of Economics at BSS, Aarhus University.