Currently there are problems on the DTU network, that hinders the access to Computerome HPC and Cloud.

The support team is working on the issue, but unfortunately we do not have any forecast on when the problem will be resolved.

Welcome to the Computerome 2.0 Wiki

Access to Computerome

Access to Computerome is available to everyone interested in Danish Life Sciences and we encourage both academic and industry users to use the facility.

If you are interested in accessing Computerome 2.0 please find the form that suits your need and send it to

For information regarding pricing and quotes please contact Computerome National Life Science Supercomputing Center:

If you are from University of Copenhagen and need access please contact KU IT:

Differences between Computerome 1.0 and Computerome 2.0

Computerome 2.0 has been built with similar principles and technologies, as Computerome 1.0. Those users, who will migrate their Computerome 1.0 projects to the new cluster, will experience the following differences:

  • The 2-factor authentication happens with either SMS codes or the Entrust IdentityGuard soft token. See the guide on how to set up this soft token. No other soft tokens (e.g. Google Authenticator) are available for Computerome 2.0.  
  • The virtual desktop solution relies on the regular ThinLinc client, which can be downloaded from Cendio’s website. Read more on this here.
  • Changes in the default project directory structure compared to the one in Computerome 1.0:
    • /home/projects/<PROJECT>/archive is removed. Computerome 2.0 does not provide archiving services.
    • /home/projects/<PROJECT>/backup has been created. In Computerome 2.0, only the data physically stored in the backup directory is backed up for disaster recovery purposes.
    • /home/people/<user> has now a 10 GB quota on each personal directory.
  • The support email for Computerome 2.0 changed to Computerome 1.0 related requests and incidents remain to be reported to

There is no difference between Computerome 1.0 and Computerome 2.0 regarding:

Setup and Security framework

The Danish National Supercomputer for Life Sciences has an ultra high-density footprint, and is installed in two 500kW containerized Tier IV data center modules.

The system is designed using the bioinformatics reference architecture developed by CBS over the past 20 years and using the standard practices in the industry. It has a full set of comprehensive tools for both management and usage of the system. To get acquainted with the physical Hardware setup please visit here.

Getting Started

The Getting Started page guides new users in the use of the system.

Recommended places to start


Contact and Support

Computerome 2.0 Dell/EMC Isilon HOME (/home/people/...) storage will be software upgraded.

The upgrade will start

Tuesday, December 15. 2020, 09:30 CET

and is expected to complete within no more than 7 hours.

Upgrade is performed in on-line mode and should cause minimal to no performance impact during the process.

Computerome 2.0 Dell/EMC Isilon PROJECT (/home/projects/...) storage will be upgraded.

The upgrade will start

Wednesday, December 16., 2020 12:00 CET

and is expected to complete no later than

Sunday, December 20., 2020 20:00 CET

Upgrade is performed in on-line mode and should cause minimal to no performance impact during the process.

As announced in Computerome 2.0 newsletter on May 4. 2020, Computerome 2.0 SSH login node ( is down for hardware repairs 12:00 - 15:00 CEST today, As an alternative you can use Thinlinc connection to - see Virtual desktop

On Thursday, October 29., 2020 09:00 - 10:15 CET, Lyngby area experienced a power outage due to a cut power cable.

While it did not directly affect Computerome servers, it did prevent access to the systems. 

All Computerome systems are now available again.

Check out the new way to interact with the queueing system - Moab viewpoint

We now have an AMD EPYC™ 7601 - Memory Bound HPC Performance server for testing. Please contact Computerome Support for access.

The Danish National Supercomputer for Life Sciences (a.k.a. Computerome) is installed at the DTU National Lifescience Center at Technical University of Denmark.

The computer hardware is funded with grants from Technical University of Denmark (DTU)University of Copenhagen (KU) and Danish e-infrastructure Cooperation (DeiC) - also, it is the official Danish ELIXIR Node.

Computerome's original compute resources consisted of 16704 CPU cores with 102 TeraBytes of memory, connected to 8 PetaBytes of High-performance storage, and with a total peak performance of more than 483 TeraFLOPS (483 million million floating-point operations per second).

It debuted in November 2014 at #121 on TOP500 Supercomputing Sites .

Next generation Computerome 2.0 was opened in 2019. It's compute resources consists of 31760 CPU cores with 210 TeraBytes of memory, connected to 8 PetaBytes of High-performance storage,

Please see the Hardware page for further details.

Computerome is a building-block in the Tryggve project that is working to establish a Nordic platform for collaboration on sensitive data, and that is funded by NeIC and the ELIXIR nodes in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden.

The Tryggve project welcomes use-cases from researchers collaborating on sensitive data with researchers in other Nordic countries. Please follow instructions on the Tryggve Getting Started page.

As part of the Computerome engagement in Tryggve, Computerome is committed to the Tryggve Code of Conduct.

The Computerome (pronunciation: \kəm-ˈpyü-tər-ōm\) cluster supercomputer is named in accordance with the use of the '-ome' suffix in the field of study in biology.

Computerome is housed at DTU Risø Campus.