Resources

High-Performance Compute Clusters

  • Eighteen nodes consisting of Dell C6145 chassis with four, 12-core AMD Opteron processors, 256 GB RAM and 10 gigabit interfaces provisioned by Bright Cluster Manager and connected to 10/40/100 gigabit network infrastructure.
  • Twenty nodes consisting of Dell R730 chassis with two, 18-core Intel Xeon E5-2697v4 processors, 256 GB RAM and 10 gigabit interfaces and Dell C6145 chassis with four 8-core AMD Opteron processors and 256 GB RAM and 10 gigabit interfaces provisioned by StackIQ and connected to 10/40/100 gigabit network infrastructure.
  • Four Dell R730 chassis with integrated NVIDIA M2075 448 Core GPU's
  • Five nodes consisting of Dell C6145 chassis with four 8-core AMD Opteron processors and 512 GB RAM and 10 gigabit interfaces provisioned by StackIQ and connected to 10/40/100 gigabit network infrastructure.

Node Configuration

  • 2188 CPU cores with 8+ TB RAM
  • 7,000 GPU cores with large CPU-only and hybrid compute clusters

Virtualization Infrastructure

  • 728 CPU cores, 5+ TB RAM VMWare server and desktop virtualization hosts hosting 300+ Windows/Linux virtual machines with SSD high OPS performance cache tier

Datacenter Infrastructure

  • UPS generator backed power with redundant cooling
  • 3x40 Gbe dark fiber connection to off-site DR location

Network (100+ Gbe)

  • Full non-oversubscribed 10/40 GbE datacenter network core layer
  • BioScienceCT Research Network – 100 GbE to CEN, Internet2, Storrs
  • New HPC Science DMZ – low latency, 80 Gb-capable firewall

Storage

  • 5.0+ PB of storage including 1.2 PB EMC2 Isilon, 600 TB Qumulo QC24/QC208 scale-out clusters along with 3.8 PB Amplistor geo-spread cloud storage