Announcement of a user briefing about supercomputer HBW2 on August 16, 2023 [Publication of QA]

[7/26 Post the announcement]

[8/16 Publication of handout]

[9/8 Publication of QA]

The operation of the supercomputer HOKUSAI BigWaterfall (HBW) will be terminated at the end of November 2023,
and the operation of the new HOKUSAI BigWaterfall2 (HBW2) will start in early December 2023.
In accordance with this, a user briefing will be held on the following date.

[Date] Wednesday, August 16, from 2:00 p.m. (about 90 minutes including Q&A)
[Venue] Web conference (Zoom)
Contact us for information on how to connect to the web conference
(The connection address is also included in the email to users and in the slack announcement.)

[Language] Japanese (Materials will be prepared in Japanese and English)

– Overview of HBW2 and its operation policy
– Overview of HPCI and application procedures
– Please download from the following handout.

Questions and answers at the meeting can be downloaded here.


R&D Infrastructure and Technical Coordination Section, Information Systems Division, RIKEN Information R&D and Strategy Headquarters