Our cluster features one headnode and 13 computing nodes. Each computing node features the following components:

  • Intel Xeon Sandybridge CPUs
  • 128 GB Samsung Green Memory
  • Supermicro Serverboard
  • 256 GB Samsung SSDs
  • 500W Enermax Platimax power supply
  • FDR 56 Gbit/s Infiniband

Last but not the least the system is equipped with additional components:

  • Headnode
  • Ethernet switch
  • 36-port InfiniBand switch
  • A custom designed rack
  • Team spirit

The separate headnode allows us to control and monitor all compute nodes.