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BASF has selected Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to build one of the world’s largest supercomputers for industrial chemical research. Quriosity is located at BASF's Ludwigshafen headquarters. Based on the latest generation of HPE Apollo 6000 systems, the new supercomputer will drive the digitalization of BASF's worldwide research.
The new BASF supercomputer is intended to find new chemical compounds and products that would otherwise remain undiscovered. Researchers and developers in particular were waiting eagerly for QURIOSITY – with its concentrated ...
With a computing power of 1.75 petaflops, the new computer, called ?Quriosity? following an online naming contest among employees, offers around 10 times the overall computing power previously available to BASF researchers.