iForge cluster | National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois

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
CPU Intel "Haswell" Xeon E5 2680 v3 12-core CPU, 2.9 GHz 30 MB L3 cache Intel "Ivy Bridge" Xeon E5 2680 v2 10-core CPU, 3.1 GHz 25 MB L3 cache AMD "Abu Dhabi" Opteron 6380 8-core CPU, 3.4 GHz 16 MB L3 cache Intel "Haswell-EX" Xeon E7 8890 v3 18-core CPU, 2.9 GHz 45 MB L3 cache
Cores/Node 24 20 32 72
Total Nodes 80 56 16 2
Total Cores 1,920 1,120 512 144
Memory/Node 64GB, 2,133 MHz 256 GB, 1,866 MHz 256 GB, 1,600 MHz 512 GB, 1,600 MHz
Queue "normal" "big_mem" "amd" "super_mem"
Storage 700 TB on network filesystem (IBM GPFS)
Interconnect QDR InfiniBand, 40 Gb/s bandwidth, 100 ns latency
OS Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7

For more information on iForge, download the user documentation PDF.