Kraken will be officially retired and no longer accessible on August 27, 2014. For more information see Kraken Decommission FAQs.
Kraken will be officially retired and no longer accessible on August 27, 2014. For more information see Kraken Decommission FAQs.
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
Tue Aug 26 8:40pm 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
Wed Aug 20 10:22am 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 Aug 27 9:40am ET

HPSS

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


Up since
Tue Aug 26 11:40am ET

Kraken

Kraken has been decommissioned. Login nodes have remained to facilitate file transfers.