achilles

achilles is a versatile mid-size cluster featuring 15 compute nodes of various configuration. It was launched back in 2010 and offers researchers flexible mid to large memory nodes to perform shared memory parallel calculation with application to geosciences.
HARDWARE

compute nodes

10 x AMD nodes

quad socket AMD Opteron 6174 @ 2.2GHz (48 cores)

with Mellanox ConnectX-2 single port IB QDR

4 x 128 GB RAM

4 x 256

2 x 512

2 x 4 GPUs NVidia M2070 (Fermi)

4 x Intel nodes

dual socket E5-2660 v2 @ 2.2GHz (20 cores) 64 GB RAM

with Mellanox ConnectX-3 single port IB QDR

1 x Intel fat node

dual socket E5-2683 v4 @ 2.1GHz (32 cores) 1024 GB RAM

with Mellanox ConnectX-3 single port IB FDR

3 x NFS files servers

40GB RAID6 storage (Xeon E5620, 24GB RAM, Mellanox ConnectX-2 single port IB QDR)

40GB RAID6 storage (Xeon E5620, 24GB RAM, Mellanox ConnectX-2 single port IB QDR)

18GB RAID6 storage (Xeon E5506, 24GB RAM, Mellanox ConnectX-2 single port IB QDR)

1 x AMD 6136 (8 cores @ 2.4GHz, 16GB RAM) as master+login node

36-port IB QDR switch

48-port ethernet switch


backup + archives

1 x file server with 60TB RAID6 storage for archiving

2 x NAS Synology with 40TB RAID6 for backup


SOFTWARE

– OpenMPI

– Cuda 5.5 (les GPUs ne sont plus vraiment utilisés)

– C,C++,Fortran GNU+Intel compilers

– Comsol

– Matlab

– Octave

– Mathematica

– R

– OpenFOAM