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The Linux x86 5TF clusters are Dell-based systems. Each consists of 128 compute nodes, and is capable of 4.77 TFlops Peak Performance. They run the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 operating system. Each node contains two Intel dual-core Xeon 64-bit processors operating at a frequency of 2.33 GHz.

LONI users can access the clusters via ssh. More information is available on the Access page.

The full system specifications include:

  • 128 Compute Nodes
    • Two 2.33 GHz Dual Core Xeon 64-bit Processors
    • 4 GB Ram
    • 10 Gb/sec Infniband network interface
    • 10/100/1000 Ethernet network interface
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • 1 Interactive Node (head node)
    • Two 3.00 GHz Dual Core Xeon 64-bit Processors
    • 8 GB Ram
    • 10/100/1000 Ethernet network interface
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Cluster Storage
    • 1.4 TB of local storage
    • 9 TB Lustre filesystem

List of 5TF Systems

System Name System Type Nodes SMP Size Total CPUs Memory/Node TFLOPS Node Interconnect Work Disk Location
Eric Dell Linux Cluster 128 4 512 4 GB 4.772 InfiniBand 9 TB LSU
Oliver Dell Linux Cluster 128 4 512 4 GB 4.772 InfiniBand 9 TB ULL
Louie Dell Linux Cluster 128 4 512 4 GB 4.772 InfiniBand 9 TB Tulane
Poseidon Dell Linux Cluster 128 4 512 4 GB 4.772 InfiniBand 9 TB UNO
Painter Dell Linux Cluster 128 4 512 4 GB 4.772 InfiniBand 9 TB LaTech

Linux x86 Systems: Nodes In Use (Percentage)


Users may direct questions to sys-help@loni.org.

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