Computing nodes

Brief technical details about the cluster #

The cluster contains one main headnode (desert), two auxiliary nodes (h1, ds1), and 36 compute nodes (n[01-36]).

Main node desert #

  • 6 cores (one 6-core processor Intel Xeon Bronze 3204).
  • RAM: 256 GB.
  • HDD: system disk 480 GB.
    RAID-6 disk 140 TB for user data.
  • OS: SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP4 (x86_64).

Auxiliary headnode h1 #

  • Server Alkazar R2D56 G3.
  • 16 cores (two 8-core processors Intel Xeon E5-2630v3@2.40GHz).
  • RAM: 64 GB.
  • HDD: system disk 240 GB.
    RAID-6 disk 90 TB for user data.
  • OS: SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP4 (x86_64).

Auxiliary node ds1 #

  • 12 cores (two 6-core processors Intel Xeon X5650).
  • RAM: 64 GB.
  • HDD: Two raid disks 16 TB and 28 TB.
    Auxiliary node ds1 is used as temporary data storage. This node will be removed in 2023.

Compute nodes n[01-16,21-36] #

  • Compute Node Arbyte Alkazar R2Q50 G5.
  • 40 cores (two 20-core processors Intel Xeon Gold 6230@2.10GHz).
  • RAM: 256 GB.
  • HDD: 480 GB SSD.
    Each node have a local disk for user data under path /var/tmp (415 GB).
  • OS: SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP4 (x86_64).

Compute nodes n[17-20] #

  • Compute Node Arbyte Alkazar R2Q50 G5.
  • 40 cores (two 20-core processors Intel Xeon Gold 6230@2.10GHz).
  • RAM: 384 GB.
  • HDD: 480 GB SSD.
    Each node have a local disk for user data under path /var/tmp (415 GB).
  • OS: SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP4 (x86_64).

Summary table #

  Nodes Core per node Total cores RAM HDD
desert 6 256 GB 140 TB
h1 16 64 GB 90 TB
ds1 12 64 GB 44 TB
n01–n16 16 40 640 256 GB 415 GB
n17–n20 4 40 160 384 GB 415 GB
n21–n36 16 40 640 256 GB 415 GB
TOTAL 36 1440