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LCA

Laboratory for Advanced Computing

Cluster description

The Milipeia cluster is made of:

  • Hardware

    Milipeia
    • 2 management nodes: Sun Fire X4100:

      • 2 x Opteron 275 CPUs (double core @ 2.2 GHz)
      • 8 GB RAM
      • 2 x 36GB SAS hard disks (RAID 1)
      • 4 x 1Gbps network connections (Data + MPI)
    • 1 x FiberChannel Sata Array: Sun 3511 StorEdge

      • 6 TB of capacity
      • 2 x 1 Gbps fibre-channel connections to each management node
    • 130 computing nodes: Sun Fire X4100:

      • 2 x Opteron 275 CPUs (double core @ 2.2 GHz)
      • 8 GB RAM
      • 1 x 36GB SAS hard disk
      • 4 x 1Gbps network connections (Data + MPI)
  • Software

    • Operating System: Striped version of CentOS 5.4.
    • Resource Manager: Torque (2.4.7)
    • Scheduler: Maui (3.3).
    • Allocation Management: Gold (2.2).
    • User Environment Manager: Environment Modules (3.2.7b).
    • Compilers: GNU and Intel.
    • Taskfarm (courtesy of ICHEC)

(click here for a complete list of the installed software)

  • Equipamento financiado pelo PNRC (Programa Nacional de Re-equipamento) sob a égide da FCT (Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia) e co-financiado pelo Programa POCI2010, FEDER.