CCAST Cluster 2
CCAST provides large-scale, state-of-the-art computing resources to the users:
The cluster2 consists of 32x compute nodes and 1x login node. The total aggregated theroretical peak performance is ~ 2.8TFLOPS. The aggregated memory and aggregated local storage are ~ 1.0TB and ~ 5.3TB, respectively. Each node is interconnected through Gigabit Ethernet switches. The system details are shown below:
Compute node: dual-socket Intel E5430 2.66GHz with 32GB ECC DDR2 667MHz (2GB DIMMs), 160GB 7.2K RPM SATA HDD, dual Gigabit Ethernet ports.
Login node: dual-socket Intel E5405 2.00GHz with 4GB ECC DDR2 667MHz (2GB DIMMs), 2x 146GB 15K RPM SAS HDD, 3x Gigabit Ethernet ports.
Processor: quad-core Intel E5430 @ 2.66GHz (for Compute node), quad-core Intel E5405 @ 2.00GHz (for Login node).
Number of Compute node: 32
Number of Processor core: 256
Number of Login node: 1
Global scratch storage system: IBM GPFS
Global scratch storage maximum bandwidth: 1.25GB/s
Interconnection: Gigabit Ethernet
Network switch: Cisco 3750G, Force10 S60