SORS: MareNostrum 5 and its Data Center

Date: 20/Feb/2023 Time: 10:00


BSC Repsol Building Auditorium (-1 floor)

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Abstract: In this seminar MareNostrum 5 and its Data Center will be presented to BSC staff.

Short Bio: Sergi Girona holds a PhD in Computer Science from the Universitat Politècnica de Cataluya – Barcelona Tech. Currently he is director of the Operations Department at Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) and the manager of the Spanish Supercomputing Network (RES). Between 2013 and 2015, he was both chair of the Board of Directors of PRACE and its managing director.

He joined BSC in 2004 for the installation of MareNostrum in Barcelona, which was at that time the largest supercomputer in Europe, a position that maintained for 3 years. Dr Girona was responsible for site preparation and coordination with IBM for the system installation. Today, his responsibilities include managing the operations group, which is responsible for providing user support and system administration of the various HPC systems at BSC. BSC has installed 4 MareNostrums' and, number 5 will come in production in 2023.


Speaker: Sergi Girona, Operations Department Director at Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC).