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 Intel "Ivy Bridge-EX" Xeon E7 4890 v2 15-core CPU, 1.8 GHz 37.5 MB L3 cache
Cores/Node 24 20 60
Total Nodes 80 56 2
Total Cores 1,920 1,120 120
Memory/Node 64GB, 2,133 MHz 256 GB, 1,866 MHz 1.5 TB, 1,600 MHz
Queue "normal" "big_mem" "super_mem"
Storage 700 TB on network filesystem (IBM GPFS)
Interconnect EDR + QDR Infiniband (100 Gb/sec + 40 Gb/sec hybrid)
OS Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7

For more information on iForge, view the user documentation.