Kraken will be decommissioned on April 30, 2014. For more information see Kraken Decommission FAQs
Kraken will be decommissioned on April 30, 2014. For more information see Kraken Decommission FAQs
The National Institute for Computational Sciences

Computing Resources

Kraken

Kraken is NICS' flagship computing resource. It is a Cray XT5 with 9,408 compute nodes, each with two 6-core AMD Opteron processors and 16 GB of memory, interconnected with Cray's Seastar2+ in a 3D torus topology. In total, the system has 112,896 compute cores (1.17 PFLOP/s peak) and 147 TB of memory.


Up since
Thu Apr 17 12:31pm ET

Nautilus

Nautilus is a shared-memory data analysis and visualization system based on the SGI Ultraviolet architecture. It consists of one SGI UV1000 with 128 8-core Intel Xeon processors, 4 TB of memory, and 8 GPUs; and four SGI UV10s, each with four 8-core Intel Xeon processors, 128 GB of memory, and 2 GPUs.


Up since
Sun Mar 30 2:33pm ET

Darter

Darter is a Cray XC30 system with Aries and Sonexion technology for the interconnect and storage respectively, that provide both high scalability and sustained performance.

Darter is a University of Tennessee resource and is allocated through the NICS allocation process.


Up since
Wed Apr 16 11:23pm ET

HPSS

NICS archival storage facilities are provided by HPSS, comprising approximately 17 PB of long-term storage.


Up since
Tue Apr 15 09:50am ET