Announcement of HBW2 Trial Operation Briefing on November 22, 2023 [Publication of QA]

[10/27 Post the announcement]

[11/21 Publication of handout]

[12/1 Publication of QA]

The operation of the supercomputer HOKUSAI BigWaterfall (HBW) will be terminated at 9:00 a.m. on November 27, 2023.
The trial operation of the new supercomputer HOKUSAI BigWaterfall2 (HBW2) will start at 1:00 p.m. on December 4, 2023.
A briefing session on the trial operation of HBW2 will be held on the following date.

[Date] Wednesday, November 22, from 10:00 a.m. (about 90 minutes including Q&A)
[Venue] Web conference (Zoom)
Contact us for information on how to connect to the web conferencing
(Connection information is also announced on the BW user mailing list and on slack.)
No registration is required.
[Language] Japanese (Materials will be prepared in Japanese and English)

– Overview of HBW2 and its operation policy
– Application Process for HBW2 Trial Operation
– Please download from the following handout.

– Questions and answers at the meeting can be downloaded here.

– Video of the briefing will be available on this page at a later date.

Please also see the materials and Q&A at the user briefing about supercomputer HBW2 on August 16, 2023
for more information including BW2’s operational policies and usage fees.


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