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Cluster goblin.sharcnet.ca

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Manufacturer Sun
Operating System CentOS 6.3
Interconnect Gigabit Ethernet
Total processors/cores 648
Nodes
goblin: 1‑15
4 cores
2 sockets x 2 cores per socket
AMD Opteron @ 2.4 GHz
Type: Compute
Notes: N/A
Memory: 8.0 GB
Local storage: 160 GB
goblin: 16‑20
16 cores
2 sockets x 4 cores per socket
Intel Xeon @ 2.53 GHz
Type: Compute
Notes: This is an 8-core node with hyperthreading on. The hyperthreading makes the node look as if it had 16 cores. The scheduler has been configured to use only 8 cores.
Memory: 12.0 GB
Local storage: 0 Bytes
goblin: 21‑36
8 cores
2 sockets x 4 cores per socket
Intel Xeon @ 2.27 GHz
Type: Compute
Notes: This is a subsystem contributed by Dr. Peter Rogan of Western University, dedicated to human genome research.
Memory: 48.0 GB
Local storage: 1000 GB
goblin: 37‑48
24 cores
2 sockets x 12 cores per socket
AMD Opteron @ 2.6 GHz
Type: Compute
Notes: This is a subsystem contributed by Dr. Lance Lochner et al of Western University, dedicated to the research in economics.
Memory: 64.0 GB
Local storage: None
goblin: 49
12 cores
2 sockets x 6 cores per socket
Intel Xeon @ 2.3 GHz
Type: Compute
Notes: This system has two Intel Xeon Phi coprocessors installed with 60 cores each, running in total 240 threads.
Memory: 32.0 GB
Local storage: 500 GB
goblin: 50
32 cores
4 sockets x 8 cores per socket
Intel Xeon @ 2.2 GHz
Type: Compute
Notes: This system is purchased and contributed by Dr. Lucian Ilie of computer science department at Western University for research in bioinformatics and mathematics.
Memory: 1024.0 GB
Local storage: 150 GB
goblin: 51‑54
12 cores
2 sockets x 6 cores per socket
Intel Xeon @ 2.0 GHz
Type: Compute
Notes: These servers were purchased and contributed by Dr. Lucian Ilie of computer science department at Western University for research in bioinformatics and mathematics.
Memory: 256.0 GB
Local storage: 150 GB
Total attached storage None
Suitable use

Note: This system is contributed by a research group. The contributing group has the benefit of access to the resources on a preferential basis as determined on a "best efforts" basis by the SHARCNET system administrator. Jobs submitted by contributing group 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

MAPLE, UTIL, SIESTA, BLAST, GCC, ABAQUS, NCBIC++TOOLKIT, GIT, FREEFEM++, PYTHON, CMAKE, IMSL, OCTAVE, R, DAR, PARI/GP, PETSC_SLEPC, NETCDF, ORCA, GAUSSIAN, NCL, MATLAB, GNU , OPENMPI, MERCURIAL, OPENJDK, PERL, FDTD, BIOPERL, CDF, HDF, INTEL, GMP, SAMTOOLS, TINKER, BOOST, BIOSAMTOOLS, ACML, QD, ESPRESSO, MrBAYES, SUBVERSION, GROMACS, BINUTILS, OPEN64, VIM, SPRNG, ADF/BAND, GEANT4, FFTW, MPFR, MPFUN2015, VALGRIND, TEXLIVE, MKL, RLWRAP, YT, MPC, MPFUN90, CHARM++, PNETCDF, COREUTILS, SUPERLU, GNUPLOT, IPM, GSL, COMSOL, MPIBLAST, SQ, ILOGCPLEX, PGI, OPENCV, CPAN, LDWRAPPER, ARPACK-NG, EMACS, RUBY, NIX, PROOT, GHC, BIOPERLRUN, AUTODOCKVINA

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Recent System Notices

Status Status Notes
Apr 20 2017, 12:30PM
(2 months ago)

Cluster is back up after the power outage, only a couple of nodes remain offline.

Apr 20 2017, 12:18PM
(2 months ago)

A brief power outage due to an electrical storm has forced goblin, dusky and parts of kraken offline. We are working to restore service now.

Feb 27 2017, 11:14AM
(4 months ago)

Cluster is back up after the power outage

Feb 27 2017, 10:02AM
(4 months ago)

goblin and parts of kraken are unavailable after a power outage, we are working to restore service, should be no more than an hour or so

Nov 29 2016, 10:39AM
(7 months ago)

/scratch has been made available on monk and goblin login nodes for users who need to recover scratch data and copy it elsewhere. If you need to do this please do it quickly – the storage array is unreliable and may fail at any time.

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