SIGN-IN

Cluster copper.sharcnet.ca

Links System documentation in the SHARCNET Help Wiki

Manufacturer Dell
Operating System CentOS 6
Interconnect FDR Infiniband
Total processors/cores 716
Nodes
1‑8
16 cores
2 sockets x 8 cores per socket
Intel Xeon E5-2630 v3 @ 2.4 GHz
Type: Compute
Notes: Each node has four NVIDIA Tesla K80 GPU cards. Each card has two Kepler GK210 GPUs. Run time limited to four (4) hours for non-contribution users.
Memory: 96.0 GB
Local storage: 2 TB
9‑28
24 cores
2 sockets x 12 cores per socket
Intel Xeon E5-2690 v3 @ 2.6 GHz
Type: Compute
Notes: Run time limited to four (4) hours for non-contribution users.
Memory: 64.0 GB
Local storage: 500 GB
29‑32
24 cores
2 sockets x 12 cores per socket
Intel Xeon E5-2690 v3 @ 2.6 GHz
Type: Compute
Memory: 128.0 GB
Local storage: 500 GB
33
12 cores
2 sockets x 6 cores per socket
Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3 @ 2.4 GHz
Type: Compute
Memory: 768.0 GB
Local storage: 800 GB
Total attached storage 27.7 TB
Suitable use

Parallel applications with GPU acceleration.

Large memory applications.

Software available

GCC, GSL, OCTAVE, INTEL, MPFUN2015, PETSC_SLEPC, PYTHON, SAMTOOLS, OPENCV, EMACS, BIOPERL, FFTW, OPENMPI, NETCDF, BIOSAMTOOLS, BINUTILS, BOOST, CPAN, LAMMPS, NCL, GHC, R, PERL, CUDA, BIOPERLRUN, SYSTEM, NAMD, OPEN64, MPC, PNETCDF, BLAST, GNUPLOT, TEXLIVE, GIT, LLVM, OPENJDK, CMAKE, HDF, PROOT, ACML, GDB, MONO, IPM, AUTODOCKVINA, MPFUN90, NIX, SIESTA, NINJA, QD, RUBY, MKL, LDWRAPPER, SUBVERSION, NCBIC++TOOLKIT, ARPACK-NG, GEANT4, VMD

Recent System Notices

Status Status Notes
Feb 11 2020, 04:01PM
(4 months ago)

Copper has been decommissioned and all nodes moved to dusky.

Jan 28 2020, 10:46AM
(4 months ago)

The only remaining nodes in the cluster, cop1 through cop8, will be moved to dusky on February 3 2020 and the cluster will be decommissioned.

If you have any important data remaining on copper /scratch you should copy it elsewhere before that time.

Jan 09 2020, 08:59AM
(5 months ago)

Nodes cop9 through cop33 are now out of service and are being moved to dusky.

Jan 03 2020, 11:18AM
(5 months ago)

Nodes cop9 through cop33 will be moved to dusky starting 9a.m. January 9 2020 and will not be available for jobs in copper after that time.

The scheduler has been configured to avoid starting any jobs on those nodes that will not complete by that time.

Nov 25 2019, 04:08PM
(6 months ago)

Cluster is back up after the brief unscheduled power outage.

Sign-in to get full status history