Supercomputer

Supercomputer Use Guide

The supercomputer system Shirokane3 housed at the Human Genome Center (HGC) is the largest computer system in Japan in the field of genome research, and began operation in January 2015. We offer a large variety of choices for genome research, including Compute node Thin, Compute node Fat, Home disk, and Archive disk connected to external users via a high-speed network.

The HGC does not in any way restrict usage of the supercomputer to academic institutions; we also welcome those in the commercial/private sector.

System outline

Shirokane3 General Structure

Potential users

The HGC system is open to registered persons engaged in genome research outside the HGC. For more information, see the application procedures for initial registration.

Note for Users

Notes on the usage of the HGC system

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