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HPC resources in ZIH systems comprise the High Performance Computing and Storage Complex and its extension High Performance Computing – Data Analytics. In total it offers scientists about 60,000 CPU cores and a peak performance of more than 1.5 quadrillion floating point operations per second. The architecture specifically tailored to data-intensive computing, Big Data analytics, and artificial intelligence methods with extensive capabilities for energy measurement and performance monitoring provides ideal conditions to achieve the ambitious research goals of the users and the ZIH.

SMP Nodes - up to 2 TB RAM

  • 5 Nodes, each with
    • 4 x Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E7-4850 v3 (14 cores) @ 2.20 GHz, Multithreading disabled
    • 2 TB RAM
  • Hostnames: taurussmp[3-7]
  • Slurm partition: smp2
Node topology

Node topology