Configuration of the VSC 1

  • 436 compute nodes Sun Fire X2270, each equipped with 2 Quadcore processors (Intel, X5550, 2.66 GHz) and 24 GB memory (1333 MHz DDR3).
  • 40 compute nodes, Supermicro (Twin^2), equipped with 2 Intel Westmere X5650 Six-Core 2.66GHz processors, 12MB Cache, 24 GB memory.
  • Total number of available processor cores: 3968
  • Maximum available memory: 12.3 TB
  • R_max: 35.5 TFlops
  • Network: Infiniband QDR (40 Gbps)
  • Operating System: Linux (CentOS)
  • Diagram of the network structure

 

GPU Sub-Unit

  • 4 compute nodes, Supermicro, equipped with 2 Intel Westmere X5650 Six-Core 2.66GHz processors, 12MB Cache, 24 GB memory.
  • Each node is equipped with two NVIDIA Tesla C2050 graphic cards.

Documentation

  • White Paper: The Sun Fire™ X2270 Server Architecture, Compute Nodes (2.5 MB)
  • White Paper: SUN FIRE™ X4170, X4270, AND X4275 Server Architecture, Login Nodes (2.8 MB)
  • Data Sheet: QLE7240, InfiniBand 4X DDR to PCI Express Host Channel Adapter (0.9 MB)
  • Data Sheet: 12200 InfiniBand™ Switch (0.4 MB)
  • Data Sheet: NVIDIA Tesla C2050 GPU (232KB)