"Très Grand Centre de calcul du CEA" (TGCC)
"Very Large Computing Center"

Teratec Campus

Paris (Bruyères-le-Châtel), France


Lectures and hands-on sessions

The lectures and the hands-on will take place at Teratec Campus, next to the Très Grand Centre de calcul du CEA (TGCC), in a room with one terminal (laptop) per person.




Since 2010, the TGCC has been designed to welcome the first French Petascale machine Curie, funded by GENCI for the PRACE Research Infrastructure. It also hosts the computing resources for the Computing Center for Research and Technology (CCRT).



All the participants will have the opportunity to be hosted in a single or a double room at the Belambra Dourdan (according to registration choice and availability). Breakfast and diner are included in the reservation and price.


A bus will make the link between the hotel and the training rooms.

Historical center of Dourdan



  1. Reach Paris, France

    - By plane : Roisy CDG airport or Orly airport
    - By train : Any Paris train station

  2. Go to Massy-Palaiseau RER station

    - Use the fast suburban train (RER) to go to the "RER B Massy-Palaiseau" station
    - You will have to buy a regional ticket (Do not use "inside Paris" tickets).
    - From CDG : Simply take RER B (be careful they don't all stop at Massy-Palaiseau)
    - From Orly: Take Orlyval  until "Antony" station and then RER B

    (From CDG, you can find your itinerary and timetables on https://www.transilien.com/en , from Orly, we can find timetables for Orlyval on  https://www.orlyval.com/ )

  3. A bus will make the connection between the station and the TGCC.