Hardware

The Xanadu cluster is accessible for all affiliates of UConn for research.   To request an account on the cluster, please contact us.  If you are planning a project with the CBC (or the CGI) and need to include a description of the computational resources, please use this text.

Research HPC - Xanadu Cluster (xanadu-submit-ext.cam.uchc.edu)

Node Configuration:

  • 2188 CPU cores with 8+ TB RAM
  • 7,000 GPU cores with large CPU-only and hybrid compute clusters

Virtualization Infrastructure:

  • 728 CPU cores, 5+ TB RAM VMWare server and desktop virtualization hosts hosting 300+ Windows/Linux virtual machines with SSD high OPS performance cache tier

Datacenter Infrastructure:

  • UPS generator backed power with redundant cooling
  • 3x40 Gbe dark fiber connection to off-site DR location

Network (100+ Gbe):

  • Full non-oversubscribed 10/40 GbE datacenter network core layer
  • BioScienceCT Research Network – 100 GbE to CEN, Internet2, Storrs
  • New HPC Science DMZ – low latency, 80 Gb-capable firewall

Storage (5+ PB):

  • 5.0+ PB of storage including 1.2 PB EMC2 Isilon, 600 TB Qumulo QC24/QC208 scale-out clusters along with 3.8 PB Amplistor geo-spread cloud storage

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