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High-performance computing resources

ICM SB RAS has the following high-performance resources that operate in the mode of collective use (with remote access over a telecommunications network).

Universal cluster x86-x64

The cluster has 400 compute cores, peak performance 14 TFlops (double precision).

The equipment includes:

  • 10 computing modules with 2 Intel Xeon E5-2698 processors (20 cores frequency from 2.2 to 3.6 GHz) and 256 GB of RAM;
  • control unit — 2 Intel Xeon E5-2450 processors (8 cores, 2.1 GHz frequency) and 24 GB of RAM;
  • network storage PROMISE Vess R2600iD-64 TB, for the organization of storage of user data;
  • 10GbE communication environment with passive SFP + connections and managed high-performance DXS-3600-32S switch (24 SFP + ports, 960 Gbps communication matrix);
  • uninterruptible power supply APC SURT15KRMXLI with a capacity of 15 VA.

Installed software:

  1. Linux operating system
  2. Compilers GNU C/C++ GNU Fortran Intel C/C++ and Intel Fortran
  3. Communication environments-MPI (MPICH1, MPICH2, LAM)
  4. DVM parallel programming system


Universal cluster

Server with NVIDIA Tesla graphic calculators

Server with GPU graphics processors (8X NVIDIA Tesla C2050) — 8.24 TFlops (single precision). Installed software MathWorks: MATLAB, Simulink and Parallel Computing Toolbox with support for graphical calculations.


Nvidia Tesla

Server with Intel MIC

Computing server with Intel MIC architecture (2x Intel Xeon Phi) — peak performance 2.3 TFlops (double precision). The Intel Cluster Studio XE package is installed.


Intel Xeon Phi

Storage systems

IM SB RAS uses in its work several data storage systems (DSS) with a total capacity of more than 150 TB including:

  • PROMISE Vess R2600iD-64 TB, storage of backup copies of information systems and user data (2017)
  • Synology DS1813+ — 32 TB, QNAP TS-639 Pro, storage and processing of satellite data (2013)
  • Synology RackStation RS3412RPxs — 30 TB data for virtualization systems and cloud services (2013)
  • Synology RackStation RS3412RPxs — 30 TB data storage of computational experiments (2012)

On all computing resources with telecommunication access the statistics of use is conducted, access from a city scientific and educational network at a speed to 1 Gbit/s, and from public networks of 100 Mbit/s is supported.

The graph below shows the load Of the universal cluster of IVM for 2018.


Load of Generic ICM cluster