High Performance and Parallel Computing Office of Information Technology

Hopper Cluster (2016)

Lenovo System X HPC Cluster

5888 Cores | 38 TB RAM | 1.4 PB Disk | ~250 TFlops


Cluster Components

HEAD AND LOGIN NODES

The head and login nodes are Lenovo System x3550 M5 servers, with the following specifications:

  • 2x Intel E5-2650 V3 "Haswell" CPUs ( 10 cores/CPU )
  • 64GB of memory
  • 2x 300GB local disk

Operating System: CentOS 6.6

COMPUTE NODES

A combination of 255 Compute Nodes

There are multiple classes of compute nodes on this cluster:

  • 191 "Standard" nodes. Each node has 128GB of memory and 2 "Haswell" CPUs ( 10 cores/CPU ).
  • 55 "Standard 28" nodes. Each node has 128 GB of memory and 2 "Broadwell" CPUs (14 cores/CPU)
  • 13 "Fast Fat" nodes. These nodes have 256GB
  • 4 "Fat" nodes. Broadwell CPU with 512 GB ram.
  • 2 "Intel Xeon Phi 7120P" nodes
  • 2 "nVidia Tesla K80" nodes
  • 1 "Supernode" (64 Cores \ 1TB RAM)
  • 5888 Total Haswell Cores

Operating System: CentOS 6.6

STORAGE NODES

2 Lenovo System x3650 M5 servers

  • These two NSD servers are the storage nodes for the GPFS cluster
  • Each node has 2 "Haswell" CPUs ( 12 cores/CPU )
  • Each node has 128GB DDR4 Memory

Lenovo SAN STORAGE

Lenovo GPFS Storage servers - GSS Model 24

  • 1.4PB of disk presented to all nodes via GPFS
  • All nodes are Infiniband FDR connected

HPC LINKS

For more Information: Send your email request to hpcadmin@auburn.edu

Last Updated: November 8th, 2016