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High Performance Computing Resources

RCI maintains several clusters located in various colleges, as well as developing HPC resources in the main University datacenter. These research clusters are available, free of charge, to all USC faculty and students as well as approved outside research interests. Contact RCI to set up your account and get your project started today.

Maxwell.cec.sc.edu

  • Hardware
    • 40 GL390 Nodes: 12 cores per node, Intel Xeon 2.4 GHz, 24 GB RAM
    • 6 SL250: 16 cores per node, Intel Xeon 2.60GHz, 32 GB RAM
    • 1 DL380 Headnode: 12 core, 48GB RAM
    • 24TB attached storage

 

  • Interconnect
    • QDR Infiniband

       

  • Software
    • CentOS
    • HP CMU cluster management utility
    • OpenMPI
    • Torque/Maui scheduler

 

Nick.cec.sc.edu

  • Hardware
    • 76 Compute Nodes: Dual 3.4 Xeon 2ML2, 4GB RAM
    • 1 Master Node: Dual 3.2 GHz Xeon 2ML2, 4GB RAM
  • Interconnect
    • DDR Infiniband

       

  • Software
    • XSEDE Campus Bridging Rocks Roll
    • CentOS
    • OpenMPI
    • Torque/Maui scheduler