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HP ProLiant SL390s G7 server

Illinois Campus Cluster Program Hardware


Golub

Production Date: September 3, 2013

Timelapse video of the cluster installation

The infrastructure of the Golub cluster, is designed to support up to 512 nodes with FDR InfiniBand for applications communications and data transport with a Gigabit Ethernet control network. The disk system was selected to support expandability and the GPFS file system.

The details for the hardware components are listed below. To place an order, go to the order form.

Login Nodes

(4) Dell PowerEdge R720 Login Nodes each configured with:

Compute Nodes: Maximum Count

Network Infrastructure

Rack Infrastructure

Support

Storage Infrastructure


Taub

Production Date: May 1, 2011

The infrastructure of the Taub cluster -- representative of future cluster instances -- is designed to support up to 512 nodes with QDR InfiniBand for applications communications and data transport with a Gigabit Ethernet control network. The disk system was selected to support expandability and the GPFS file system. The OS is Scientific Linux 6.1 (Linux 2.6.32).

Head nodes

(2) DL380 G7 Admin Nodes configured with:

Compute nodes: maximum count

Network Infrastructure

Rack infrastructure

Support

Storage infrastructure