High Performance Compute Cluster - hpc.uea.ac.uk

The cluster consists of the following components:

 

Node Names Node Type  CPU Cores (Total) Clock Speed Memory Interconnect IB Fabric Queues Usage
e0001 to e0092 Standard Haswell (v3) 16 2.6Ghz 64GB DRR3 1Gb/s Eth NA *-eth Standard workflows
e0093 to e0216 Standard Broadwell (v4) 16 2.1Ghz 64GB DDR4 1Gb/s Eth NA *-eth Standard workflows

e0221 to e0236

Standard Skylake 24 2.1Ghz 98GB DDR4 1Gb/s Eth NA eth-sky Standard workflows
i0001 to i0040 Infiniband (IB) Haswell (v3) 24 2.3GHz 128GB DDR3

1 x 40Gb/s (IB)

1 x 1Gb/s Eth

Qlogic *-ib Parallel jobs and or I/O intensive/threaded jobs
i0041 to i0081 Infiniband (IB) Broadwell (v4) 28 2.4GHz 128GB DDR4

1 x 56Gb/s (IB)

1 x 1Gb/s Eth

Mellanox mellanox-ib Parallel jobs and or I/O intensive/threaded jobs
i0082 to i0109 Infiniband (IB) Skylake 24 2.1GHz 98GB DDR4

1 x 56Gb/s (IB)

1 x 1Gb/s Eth

Mellanox sky-ib Parallel jobs and or I/O intensive/threaded jobs
g0001 to g0008 GPU (Tesla K40) Haswell 16 2.6GHz 64GB DDR4 1 x 1Gb/s Eth NA gpu GPU aware jobs
hm001 Huge memory Broadwell 16 2.1GHz 128GB 1 x 1Gb/s Eth NA huge-mem Large memory jobs
hm002 Huge memory Broadwell 16 2.1GHz 512GB 1 x 1GHz Eth NA huge-mem Large memory jobs

 

The HPC cluster was installed in the autumn of 2015, and is due to be decommissioned in 2020.  For this cluster we partnered with OCF.

There have been phased introduction of new hardware every year - see the history section.