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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, GIT, PETSC_SLEPC, VIM, UTIL, SIESTA, CMAKE, LAMMPS, GCC, BLAST, OPENMPI, 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
Sep 05 2014, 11:36AM
(7 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
(7 months ago)

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

Aug 13 2014, 11:44AM
(8 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.

Aug 12 2014, 11:32PM
(8 months ago)

Clusters sited at Waterloo seem to be having some issues, possibly cooling-related.

Jun 27 2014, 02:46PM
(9 months ago)

Brown is back online after a power outage. All jobs running at the time of the outage were killed, and will need to be restarted.

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