Compute services Research & ICT

Do you encounter limitations with your own systems? SURF offers researchers a wide range of services in the field of high performance computing (HPC): thousands of times faster than your PC.

Choose your compute service

Which compute service for which research question?

SURF offers several services in the area of High Performance Computing (HPC). Which one do you need for your research?
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Apply directly for cloud and cluster computing on HPC Cloud, Lisa, Cartesius Supercomputer and Grid.

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Visualisation: more insight into your data

Our Visualisation service allows you to visualise your own datasets on your desktop. This makes it easy to identify connections between data.
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Consultancy & training

Consultancy on ICT solutions for researchers

SURFsara possesses a wealth of experience in the field of ICT services for researchers.
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Knowledge & inspiration

Detail van oog van een vlieg door Ronald Breedijk. Bron: Confocal.nl

Usecase: HPC Cloud and ultra-sensitive microscopes

Thanks to the GPU nodes of the HPC Cloud, the simulations of these UvA researchers only lasted a few hours.

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Uitzaaiingen (metastase) - data afkomstig uit het onderzoek van Bas Veeling

Use case: Science benefits from gaming technology

Graphic processors (GPUs) are super fast. The GPUs on the Lisa Compute Cluster are used, among other things, for machine learning.

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Innovation

SURF and open science

Together with research institutions, SURF makes the ICT and research infrastructures in the Netherlands suitable and inviting for open science.
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PRACE: access to the fastest systems in Europe

PRACE gives researchers access to the fastest HPC systems in Europe.

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Experience quantum computing

We support Dutch researchers in taking an early and competitive advantage of quantum computing.
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SURF Open Innovation Lab

The SURF Open Innovation Lab brings together all activities and experiments in the field of early innovation and open collaboration. We do this together with institutions and industry.

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SURF Open Innovation Lab