Hardware

The Nestum HPC cluster consists of 24 computing nodes based on Fujitsu Primergy RX2530 M1 servers with two Intel Xeon E5-2698v3@2.3 GHz processors.

  • 2 x Intel Xeon E5-2698v3@2.3 GHz processors
  • 128 GB system memory
  • 128 GB SSD hard drive
  • 2 x 1 Gbps Ethernet controllers
  • 1 x 56 Gbps FDR Infiniband controller
  • 1 x iRMC Ethernet controller

Each Intel Xeon E5-2698v3 processor consists of 16 cores and supports AVX2 instruction set and can perform 16 flop/cycle with base frequency 1.9 GHz. The memory/core ratio is 4 GB/core
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The storage subsystem is based on one Fujitsu Primergy RX2530 M1 with 8 × 1 TB SAS hard drives running FreeBSD 10.3 OS with 3.94 TB total storage RAIDZ2 pool. In addition the file server has two 128 GB SSD hard drives for cache operations. The file system is shared with NFSv4 via infiniband subnetwork.