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Cluster kraken.sharcnet.ca

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Manufacturer HP
Operating System CentOS 5.4
Interconnect Myrinet 2g (gm)
Total processors/cores 1968
Nodes
narwhal: 1‑267
4 cores
2 sockets x 2 cores per socket
AMD Opteron @ 2.2 GHz
Type: Compute
Notes: Compute nodes.
Memory: 8.0 GB
Local storage: 30 GB
bull: 1‑96
4 cores
4 sockets x 1 core per socket
AMD Opteron @ 2.4 GHz
Type: Compute
Notes: N/A
Memory: 32.0 GB
Local storage: 150 GB
bull: 128‑159
4 cores
2 sockets x 2 cores per socket
AMD Opteron @ 2.2 GHz
Type: Compute
Notes: N/A
Memory: 8.0 GB
Local storage: 80 GB
bull: 301‑396
4 cores
2 sockets x 2 cores per socket
AMD Opteron @ 2.2 GHz
Type: Compute
Notes: N/A
Memory: 8.0 GB
Local storage: 80 GB
kraken: 240
2 cores
AMD Opteron @ 2.2 GHz
Type: Admin
Memory: 8.0 GB
Local storage: 80 GB
kraken: 241
2 cores
AMD Opteron @ 2.2 GHz
Type: Login
Memory: 4.0 GB
Local storage: 160 GB
Total attached storage 2.73 TB
Suitable use

Throughput clusters, an amalgamation of older point-of-presence and throughput clusters, suitable for serial applications, and small-scale low latency demanding parallel MPI applications.

Software available

MAPLE, MrBAYES, COREUTILS, CP2K, MATLAB, SIESTA, ANSYS, CMAKE, PYTHON, NETCDF, IMSL, GEANT4, GIT, OPENJDK, UTIL, DDT, R, MPFUN90, PARI/GP, OPENMPI, BLAST, OCTAVE, SPRNG, HDF, ACML, GCC, MERCURIAL, DAR, SUBVERSION, PERL, INTEL, PETSC_SLEPC, AMBER, ORCA, GNUPLOT, CDF, SAMTOOLS, GMP, MKL, FFTW, BIOPERL, GNU , BOOST, ARPACK-NG, OPEN64, BIOSAMTOOLS, MPFUN2015, QD, VIM, TEXLIVE, RLWRAP, VALGRIND, YT, FDTD, CHARM++, MPFR, SUPERLU, PNETCDF, IPM, GROMACS, GSL, BINUTILS, MPC, BIOPERLRUN, SQ, ILOGCPLEX, PGI, OPENCV, LDWRAPPER, CPAN, RUBY, NIX, PROOT, ECLIPSE, GHC

Current system state details Graphs

Recent System Notices

Status Status Notes
Jan 27 2016, 10:45AM
(17 days ago)

Cluster is mostly recovered after the power outage last night and is usable again.

Jan 27 2016, 07:19AM
(17 days ago)

A power outage at Western has taken Goblin, Monk and portions of Kraken offline. We are working to restore these services.

Jan 20 2016, 09:41AM
(24 days ago)

The scheduler is now operating again (although slowly) due to an unusually large number of jobs in the queue. We’re continuing to monitor it.

Jan 19 2016, 04:38PM
(25 days ago)

The cluster scheduler is not operating properly and jobs are taking a long time to start or are failing to start at all. We are investigating the problem.

Dec 14 2015, 02:16PM
(2 months ago)

“bul” nodes are back in service after a power outage overnight.

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