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CRAY XE6 (Hermit)

Hermit will be installed in 3 steps.

Installation step 1 is currently installed and is available to users since December 2011. 

The installation step 1 is based on CRAY XE6 technology and consists our of 3552 compute nodes.

The overall system concept will have beside the compute nodes additionally special frontend nodes for pre- and  postprocessing in different configurations and a huge and fast storage system.

ISV codes are supported to a large extent directly on top of the Cray Linux Environment (CLE) or by using the Cluster Compatibilty Mode (CCM). 

Starting on August 13th 2014 HLRS will make the next step, installing a new Cray XC40 system.

Technical description (installation step 1)

Peak performance 1.045 PFlops
Cabinets 38 with 96 nodes each
Number of compute nodes 3552
Number of compute cores per node 2 sockets with 16 cores each: 113 664
Number of service nodes 96
Processor compute nodes Dual Socket AMD Interlagos @ 2.3GHz 16 cores each
Memory/node 32 GB and 64 GB
Disk capacity 2.7 PB
Node-node interconnect CRAY Gemini
Special nodes External Access Nodes, Pre- & Postprocessing Nodes, Remote Visualization Nodes
Power consumption 2 MW maximal

Technical documentation