The clustercomputer JUROPA in the Jülich Supercomputing Centre. This super computer is used by over 200 research groups in Europe, in particular for data-intensive applications.
JUROPA is based on a cluster configuration of NovaScale servers from the French computer specialist Bull, and on blade servers from the American company Sun with Intel Nehalem processors. The system was designed by experts from the Jülich Supercomputing Centre and implemented together with the partner companies Bull, Sun, Intel, Mellanox and ParTec. It consists of 2208 computing nodes with a total computing capacity of 207 teraflop/s.