High-Performance Computers at AWI

Currently, the following high-performance computing systems are operated at the AWI Computer and Data Center.

 

 

Cray CS400

Installation in April 2016

  • 11,232 Cores
  • 308 Nodes:

    • 2x Intel Xeon Broadwell 18-Core CPUs
    • 64GB RAM (DDR4 2400MHz)
    • 400GB SSD for temporary data

  • 4 fat compute nodes, as above, but 512GB RAM
  • Intel Omnipath network
  • 1024TB fast parallel file system (BeeGFS)
  • 128TB home- and software file system
NEC SX-ACE

NEC SX-ACE

Operating since April 2015

• High Performance Vector Computer
• 1 CPU / 4 Cores per Node
• 32 Nodes
• 35.2 GFlops / CPU
• 281.6 GFlops / Node
• 128 GB Main Memory per Node
• 560 TB ScaTeFS