As a part of the Technical and Administrative Infrastructure, the team Scientific IT Systems handles the strategic planning, operation and support of the scientific IT-systems of PGI/JCNS.


  • Central server systems (LDAP, SSH, Web, Git)
  • Central storage systems with 1,5 PB drive capacity
  • Cloud infrastructure (NextCloud, ShareLaTeX)
  • 13 Linux compute cluster (approx. 275 nodes / 3600 cores)
  • 11 GPGPU systems (Linux)
  • Software engineering environment (CI/CD)
  • approx. 200 Linux desktop systems (standard computers)
  • approx. 150 mobile systems (MacBook Pro/Air)
  • approx. 40 stationary systems (iMac)
  • 12 mobile systems for events (MacBook)


The team Scientific IT Systems provides a wide array of locally installed Open Source software.


[1]All printers are shared with Bonjour (search for "iffP")
[2]All printers are listed in Active Directory