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Cluster brown.sharcnet.ca

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Manufacturer IBM
Operating System CentOS 6
Interconnect Gigabit Ethernet
Total processors/cores 976
Nodes
brown: 1‑80
8 cores
2 sockets x 4 cores per socket
Intel Xeon @ 2.83 GHz
Type: Compute
Memory: 16.0 GB
Local storage: 124 GB
brown: 81‑94
8 cores
2 sockets x 4 cores per socket
Intel Xeon @ 2.93 GHz
Type: Compute
Memory: 12.0 GB
Local storage: 124 GB
brown: 95‑114
8 cores
2 sockets x 4 cores per socket
Intel Xeon @ 2.93 GHz
Type: Compute
Memory: 48.0 GB
Local storage: 124 GB
brown: 115‑116
24 cores
2 sockets x 12 cores per socket
AMD Opteron @ 2.2 GHz
Type: Compute
Memory: 24.0 GB
Local storage: 160 GB
brown: 119
8 cores
2 sockets x 4 cores per socket
Intel Xeon @ 2.67 GHz
Type: Login
Memory: 12.0 GB
Local storage: None
brown: 120
8 cores
2 sockets x 4 cores per socket
Intel Xeon @ 2.83 GHz
Type: Admin
Memory: 16.0 GB
Local storage: None
Total attached storage 9.77 TB
Suitable use

Threaded and serial applications with low IO requirements for shared storage.
Note: This system is contributed by a research group. Jobs submitted by contributing groups have a higher priority than others. For the policies on the contribution of systems, please refer to Contribution of Computational Assets to SHARCNET.

Software available

GAUSSIAN, COREUTILS, NWCHEM, ADF/BAND, ECLIPSE, OPENMPI, GIT, PETSC_SLEPC, VIM, UTIL, SIESTA, CMAKE, LAMMPS, GCC, BLAST, PYTHON, NETCDF, GROMACS, HDF, R, MPIBLAST, PARI/GP, INTEL, AMBER, OCTAVE, ACML, ORCA, CPMD, MERCURIAL, MKL, DAR, CDF, BIOSAMTOOLS, PERL, GMP, FFTW, SAMTOOLS, ARPACK-NG, GEANT4, PGI, TINKER, GNU , BOOST, PNETCDF, QD, MrBAYES, ESPRESSO, OPEN64, MPFUN, SUBVERSION, DLPOLY, BINUTILS, MATLAB, SPRNG, BIOPERL, MPFR, VALGRIND, OPENJDK, TEXLIVE, RLWRAP, IPM, YT, MPC, CHARM++, NAMD, SUPERLU, SQ, GNUPLOT, GSL, ILOGCPLEX, OPENCV

Current system state details Graphs

Recent System Notices

Status Status Notes
Apr 10 2015, 12:54PM
(about 1 month ago)

The planned power outage on the 25th of April for the UW server room has been cancelled. All systems will continue operation as normal.

Apr 09 2015, 11:30AM
(about 1 month ago)

There will be a scheduled whole day power outage at UW on Saturday, the 25th of April, starting at 7am, which will have all systems at UW offline for the day while maintenance is done on the electrical systems for the building.

This will affect the following clusters:

Orca, Saw, Angel, Hound, Brown, Ghost, and Tembo

Sep 05 2014, 11:36AM
(9 months ago)

Brown is back online after a power outage at UW.

Any jobs running at the time of the outage will have been killed, and will need to be restarted.

Sep 05 2014, 10:06AM
(9 months ago)

Brown is presently offline due to a power outage. We are currently working to restore the cluster.

Aug 13 2014, 11:44AM
(10 months ago)

The brown cluster is back online after a power issue over night.

Many of browns nodes were affected by the outage, and jobs running on those nodes were lost, and will need to be restarted.

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