The National Institute for Computational Sciences

Computing Resources

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.


Up since
Fri Dec 12 1:42pm 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
Mon Dec 22 10:11am ET

Beacon

Beacon is an energy efficient cluster that utilizes Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessors. Beacon provides 768 conventional cores and 11,520 accelerator cores that provide over 210 TFLOP/s of combined computational performance, 12 TB of system memory, 1.5 TB of coprocessor memory, and over 73 TB of SSD storage, in aggregate.


Up since
Wed Dec 03 2:30pm ET

HPSS

NICS archival storage facilities are provided by HPSS, comprising approximately 17 PB of long-term storage. HPSS is available on Darter and Nautilus.


Up since
Tue Dec 16 09:30am ET

Kraken

Kraken was decommissioned on April 30, 2014.