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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.

 

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Maxwell

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


 Planck

planck.cec.sc.edu

  • Hardware
    • 20 SL250 Nodes: 12 cores per node, Intel Xeon 2.8 GHz, 24 GB RAM
    • 15 x 3 NVIDIA M1060 with 240 cores each, 3 x 3 NVIDIA M2070 with 448 cores each
    • 11 TB attached storage

       

  • Interconnect
    • QDR Infiniband

 

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

 


 Nick

nick.cec.sc.edu

  • Hardware
    • 1 Master Node: Dual 3.2 GHz Xeon
    • 76 compute nodes: Dual 2.4 Xeon 2ML2, 4GB RAM

 

  • Interconnect
    • DDR Infiniband

 

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