APEmille

NIC Supercomputers at DESY Zeuthen: APEmille

APEmille is custom designed, massively parallel computer optimised for simulating Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD)
on the lattice.

Technical parameters


Number of crates
8
Number of processors per crate
128
Peak performance per crate
69 GFlops
Memory per crate
4 GBytes
Aggregated peak performance
550 GFlops

Access to APEmille

The APEmille machines are kept operational until end of May 2009 or until a major defect occurs (whatever happens first). It is not possible to apply for further computer time on these machines.