High Performance Computing
The high performance computing (HPC) system in MSS/CCRS is a Cray XC-40 HPC system, named Athena. The system is housed in CCRS and used for both research and daily operational activities. It comprises:
- 176 computing nodes, each with two Intel Xeon E5-2695 V4 18-core 2.1Ghz CPUs. Each node contains 128GB of RAM (3.6GB per core).
- Storage incorporates a Lustre Parallel file system, optimised for high performance computing providing 1.1PB of usable data storage.
|HPC at CCRS|
|Peak Performance||212 TFlops|
|Capacity||6336 cores @ 2.1GHz|
|RAM||3.6 GBytes / core|
|Storage||1.1 PBytes / core|