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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, FDTD, CHARM++, MPFR, SUPERLU, GROMACS, GSL, BINUTILS, SQ, ILOGCPLEX, PGI, OPENCV

Current system state details Graphs

Recent System Notices

Status Status Notes
Jun 29 2015, 10:34AM
(5 days ago)

Kraken’s bull nodes are now back online after electrical and SC maintenance. Please report any problems to help@sharcnet.ca

Jun 26 2015, 03:03PM
(7 days ago)

Monk and kraken’s bull nodes are now offline in preparation for building power maintenance on Sunday. To minimize further downtime, AC maintenance will be conducted Monday morning prior to restoring the two clusters.

Jun 24 2015, 01:34PM
(9 days ago)

We have just been informed that London Hydro will be performing maintenance Sunday June 28th, and it will require a complete shutdown of Monk/Kraken.

As such, both clusters will be shutdown at 3pm Friday Jun 26th and will return to service starting 8am on Monday June 29th.

Our apologies for the short notice.

Jun 23 2015, 09:45AM
(11 days ago)

Bull nodes have been returned to service for kraken. Please report any problems to help@sharcnet.ca

Jun 23 2015, 07:14AM
(11 days ago)

Due to last night’s thunderstorm, goblin, portions of kraken, and archive are offline. We are working to restore these services.

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