NEC Cluster (Vulcan)

Image f. NEC Cluster (Vulcan)

Initially installed in 2009, Vulcan has been continually upgraded to address new needs of our system users. The configuration of this standard PC cluster is continually adapted to meet increasing demands and provide requirement-optimized solutions, including CPU, GPU, and vector computing components. The current configuration is as follows.

System information

Intel Xeon Gold 6248 @2.5GHz (CascadeLake)

Number of nodes: 96
Memory per node: 128 GB

Intel Xeon Gold 6138 @2.0GHz (SkyLake)

Number of nodes: 100
Memory per node: 192 GB

Intel Xeon E5-2660 v3@ 2.6 GHz (Haswell)

Number of nodes: 88
Memory per node: 256 GB

Intel Xeon E5-2680 v3 @ 2.5 GHz (Haswell)

Number of nodes: 168
Memory per node: 384 GB

AMD Radeon

CPU: Intel Xeon Silver 4112 @ 2.6 GHz (Skylake)
Number of nodes: 6
Memory per node: 96 GB
GPU: 1 x AMD Radeon Pro WX8200
GPU memory: 8 GB

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Intel Xeon E5-2667 v4 @ 3.2 GHz (Broadwell) with P100

Number of nodes: 10
Memory per node: 256 GB
GPU: 1 x Nvidia P100
GPU memory: 12 GB

NEC SX-Aurora TSUBASA A300-8 @ 2.6 GHz

Number of nodes: 8
Memory per node: 192 GB
Vector engines: 8 x NEC Type 10B @ 1.4 GHz
Vector engine memory: 48 GB @ 1.2 TB/second

Interconnects

Infiniband EDR/FDR/HDR/QDR

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