Equipments

VNU-KeyLab employs a computing cluster hosted at the VNU University of Science:

Hardware Characteristics

  • 36 compute nodes (1296 CPU cores in total), each node equipped with:
    • two Intel® Xeon® E5-2697 v4 Broadwell-EP processors
      • 2 x 18 cores
      • 2.30 GHz
      • Intel Hyperthreading Technology for Simultaneous Multithreading (2 x 36 threads)
      • AVX 2.0 ISA extension
      • 45 MiB Cache
    • 4 compute nodes equipped with one NVIDIA K80 GPUs (two visible devices per node)
      • 4992 CUDA cores
      • 24 GiB GDDR5 memory
    • 64 (16 x 4) GiB DDR4 SDRAM memory (2400 MHz)
    • 256 GiB Solid State Disk
  • Mellanox FDR (56 GB/s) InfiniBand internode communication with non-blocking fat tree topology
  • One storage node with 40 TB

Software Characteristics

  • CentOS operating system
  • TORQUE (Resource manager)/MAUI (Job scheduler) batch system
  • Intel Fortran, C/C++ Compiler
    • Support for OpenMP programming model for intra-node parallelization
  • Intel Math Kernel Library
  • Intel MPI (Message Passing Interface) Implementation