Procurement Project HPC B1 (Betzy)

General time-schedule

The current general time-schedule for the B1 - capability system Betzy is as follows:
  • Publication of the Competition: Q4 2018
  • Procurement Process: Q4 2018 – Q1 2019
  • Installation and Commissioning: Q4 2019


The B1 procurement consists of three synthetic benchmarks to verify mandatory requirements. Although it contains open source software only, it must be downloaded from this site to ensure the very same version is used by all vendors.

In addition, four application benchmarks are used for evaluation of the tender:

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NorESM download

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