Museum of phased out systems


2006 - 2011 (HLRB II)

At that time one of the largest shared memory systems in the world. Its second installation phase with 9728 Itanium Montecito cores was ranked at position 10 of the most powerful computers.

HLRB II: SGI Altix 4700

2005 - 2011 (Altix 1)

SGI Altix 3700Bx2 was installed early February, 2005 as a replacement for the VPP500 system

Altix 3700
2000 to 2006 (HLRB I SR8000)

The first system in Europe with more than 1 TFlop/s. At installation time, it was ranked at 5th position in the TOP500 list

 HLRB I: Hitachi SR8000-F1/168

2001 to 2006 (IBMSMP)

An eight-way shared memory server based on IBM's Power4 CPU

IBM P690

Shared Memory Server: IBM p690/8

1998 to 2005 (VPP)

The first system at LRZ with more than 100 GFlop/s

Fujitsu VPP

Landeshochleistungsrechner II
Fujitsu VPP 700/52

1999 to 2002 (home grown)

Our first step with Linux

first cluster

First self-built Linux cluster

1996 to 2001 (IBM SP2)

The first fully operational parallel computer at LRZ


IBM SP2/77