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iForge is a high-performance computing cluster designed specifically for NCSA's industry partners, featuring distinct hardware platforms designed for differing computational needs.

iForge Architecture

Normal

  • Haswell
  • 42 nodes
  • 24 cores each
  • 128 GB RAM
  • $0.0974 per core-hour

Big-mem

  • Haswell
  • 24 nodes
  • 24 cores each
  • 256 GB RAM
  • $0.1308 per core-hour

Skylake

  • Skylake
  • 44 nodes
  • 40 cores each
  • 192 GB RAM
  • $0.0947 per core-hour

GPU

  • Skylake
  • 2 nodes
  • 40 cores, 4 NVIDIA V100 GPUs in each
  • 192 GB RAM
  • $0.1931 per core-hour

OS: Red Hat Linux 6.10
File system: IBM GPFS
Storage space: 7.2 PB
Interconnect: EDR (100GB/sec and QDR (40GB/sec) Infiniband