Storage

  • Four enterprise class HPC storage systems
  • Approximately 2 PB (2048 TB) of network storage
  • GPFS (NFS and SAMBA via GPFS)
  • Automatic snapshots and archival backups

Network

  • Ethernet
    • 1 Gb/s switch x 5
    • 1 Gb/s switch 10 Gig uplink
    • 10 Gb/s switch for campus-wide science DMZ
    • Redundant, load balanced, robust mesh topology
  • Interconnect
    • 56 Gb/s InfiniBand (FDR)

Head Nodes

All users should access the cluster via SSH through biocluster.ucr.edu. This address will automatically balance traffic to one of the available head nodes.

  • Penguin
    • Resources: 8 cores, 64 GB memory
    • Primary function: submitting jobs to the queuing system
    • Secondary function: development; code editing and running small (under 50 % CPU and under 30 % RAM) sample jobs
  • Pigeon
    • Resources: 16 cores, 128 GB memory
    • Primary function: submitting jobs to the queuing system
    • Secondary function: development; code editing and running small (under 50 % CPU and under 30 % RAM) sample jobs
  • Pelican
    • Resources: 32 cores, 64 GB memory
    • Primary function: submitting jobs to the queuing system
    • Secondary function: development; code editing and running small (under 50 % CPU and under 30 % RAM) sample jobs
  • Owl
    • Resources: 16 cores, 64 GB memory
    • Primary function: testing; running test sets of jobs
    • Secondary function: submitting jobs to the queuing system
  • Globus
    • Resources: 32 cores, 32 GB memory
    • Primary function: submitting jobs to the queuing system
    • Secondary function: development; code editing and running small (under 50 % CPU and under 30 % RAM) sample jobs

Worker Nodes

  • Batch
    • c01-c48: each with 64 AMD cores and 512 GB memory
  • Highmem
    • h01-h06: each with 32 Intel cores and 1024 GB memory
  • GPU
    • gpu01-gpu02: each with 32 (HT) cores Intel Haswell CPUs and 2 x NVIDIA Tesla K80 GPUs (~10000 CUDA cores) and 128 GB memory
  • Intel
    • i01-i40: each with 32 Intel Broadwell cores and 512 GB memory