SIS has setup, is operating and supporting the powerful and reliable HPC clusters Euler (internal link) and Brutus (internal link) as versatile resources for scientific computations at ETH Zürich.

HPC Cluster Euler.


As of January 2016, our HPC Cluster Euler consists of 1220 computing nodes with 29'440 cores in total and reaches a peak performance of ~1 PFLOP. For more performance data of our HPC clusters see Performance Numbers of ETH HPC Clusters.

Software Environment

Users of our computing clusters have access to scientific software applications covering many research fields. For a detailed overview read about the Rich Software Environment of ETH HPC Clusters.

History of central HPC Clusters

ETH IT Services has been a pioneer in cluster computing since the end of the 1990's: History of central HPC Clusters at ETH