iForge cluster

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iForge is a high-performance computing cluster designed specifically for NCSA’s industry partners. It features four distinct hardware platforms, each configured for different computational needs.

Distinct Hardware Platforms of iForge
Compute Servers Dell PowerEdge M630, C8000
Intel Xeon E7 v2 Reference
OS Red Hat Linux 6.8
Processors Intel Xeon E5 v3 "Haswell"
Intel Xeon E5/E7 v2 "Ivy Bridge"
Intel Xeon E5 v4 "Broadwell"
Total Nodes 114 (Intel)
Total Cores ~2,680
Total GPUs 2 (NVIDIA Tesla K80)
x86 Cores/Node 20, 24, 32, or 60 (Intel)
Memory/Node 64 GB, 256 GB, 512 GB, or 1.5 TB
Interconnect EDR (100 Gb/sec) and
QDR (40 Gb/sec) InfiniBand
File System IBM GPFS
Storage Space 7.2 PB
Max Job Wall-Clock 30 days
Price/Core Hour $0.0946* ("normal" queues)
$0.1099* ("big_mem" queues)
$0.0795* ("super_mem" queues)
$0.1980* ("gpu" queues)

For more information on iForge, view the user documentation.