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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, NETCDF, SIESTA, ANSYS, CMAKE, PYTHON, IMSL, GEANT4, GIT, OPENJDK, UTIL, HDF, DDT, R, MPFUN, PARI/GP, OPENMPI, BLAST, INTEL, OCTAVE, SPRNG, ACML, GCC, MERCURIAL, DAR, SUBVERSION, PERL, PETSC_SLEPC, AMBER, ORCA, GNUPLOT, CDF, SAMTOOLS, GMP, MKL, FFTW, BOOST, BIOPERL, GNU , PNETCDF, ARPACK-NG, OPEN64, BIOSAMTOOLS, QD, ABINIT, VIM, TEXLIVE, RLWRAP, IPM, VALGRIND, YT, MPC, CHARM++, MPFR, SUPERLU, GROMACS, GSL, BINUTILS, SQ, ILOGCPLEX, FDTD, PGI, OPENCV

Current system state details Graphs

Recent System Notices

Status Status Notes
Apr 07 2015, 08:06AM
(18 days ago)

Nodes are back up after the scheduled power outage at 7:15 this morning.

Apr 07 2015, 07:02AM
(18 days ago)

Some nodes are down for a scheduled power outage at 7:15 this morning. Power will be back at 7:30 and systems will be restarted as soon as possible after that.

Mar 23 2015, 01:54PM
(about 1 month ago)

Archive, Goblin and some Kraken compute nodes will be unavailable due to scheduled power outages by London Hydro.

Outage 1: April 7th @ 7:15am for 15m Outage 2: April 14th @ 7:15am for 15m

All systems will be shutdown 15 minutes before the outage and returned to service as soon as possible after.

Jan 27 2015, 04:06PM
(3 months ago)

Most nar nodes have been recovered after the replacement of a faulty network switch. Some remain offline and we’ll continue to work on recovering them.

Dec 28 2014, 09:25PM
(4 months ago)

All nar nodes are offline due to a power outage at the University of Guelph and a piece of failed equipment is preventing us from restarting them remotely. We’re working on the issue but due to the holidays we cannot provide an ETA.

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