Supercomputers

The HPAC Platform currently provides supercomputers at four HPC centres for the HBP community.

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The following supercomputers are integrated into the HPAC Platform. UNICORE is available and configured on these systems, which are also integrated into the HPAC Platform’s Authentication & Authorization Infrastructure.

JUQUEEN

  • Jülich Supercomputing Centre, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany
  • IBM BlueGene/Q
  • 28,672 nodes (458,752 cores)
  • 5.9 PFlops
JUQUEEN in JUELICH
JURECA

  • T-Platforms V-Class architecture
  • 1872 nodes and 12 visualization nodes (with 2 NVIDIA K40 GPUs per node)
  • 45,216 CPU cores in total
JURECA at JUELICH
Piz Daint

  • Cray XC30
  • 28 cabinets with 5,272 nodes and 42,176 cores in total (with 1 NVIDIA K20 GPU per node)
  • 7.787 PFlops
PizDaint at ETHZ-CSCS
MareNostrum III

  • Barcelona Supercomputing Centre, Spain
  • IBM iDataPlex system
  • 42 nodes with 2 XeonPhi each
  • 3,056 main nodes
  • 1.1 PFlops
MareNostrum at BSC
MARCONI

  • Cineca, Italy
  • Intel OmniPath Cluster
  • Current 2 PFlops
  • Will be upgraded twice over the next years
Marconi
Pico

  • Cineca, Italy
  • Linux Infiniband Cluster
  • 74 nodes with in total 1080 cores
  • Compute nodes, viz nodes, big memory nodes
Pico at CINECA

Also the two pilot systems developed in a Pre-Commercial Procurement during the HBP Ramp-up Phase will be integrated into the HPAC Platform:

JULIA

  • Jülich Supercomputing Centre, Forschungszentrum Jülich
  • KNL-based compute nodes
  • Developed by Cray
JURON

  • Jülich Supercomputing Centre, Forschungszentrum Jülich
  • KNL-based POWER8′ + P100 interconnected via NVLink
  • Developed by a consortium of IBM and NVIDIA