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|MANUFACTURER||Bull Information Systems Ltd (manufacturer's website)|
|AVAILABILITY||Available 24x7, 365 days per year, except when undergoing planned maintenance|
|RESTRICTIONS||HPC Midlands is available for use by research and industry|
|TRAINING||Training is required to use this item and we can arrange this if needed.|
|CUSTODIAN||HPC Midlands Business Development|
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HPC Midlands, a new supercomputing facility based at Loughborough University’s Science and Enterprise Park, provides state-of-the-art e-infrastructure for research and industry.
High performance computing (HPC) is used to process vast quantities of data and undertake complex calculations. It has the potential to act as a catalyst for breakthroughs across a wide range of sectors including bio-informatics, engineering, finance, manufacturing, power generation, molecular modelling, science, and weather forecasting.
The 3,000 core supercomputer at the heart of HPC Midlands, combined with high performance computing expertise from Loughborough University and the University of Leicester, is now available for business and industry to use as a crucial tool for driving innovation.
For more information, please see our website at http://hpc-midlands.ac.uk or contact us via the "Enquire" button.
|Performance||3,000 core (48 Teraflops)|
|No. of chassis||11 (18 blades per chassis)|
|Processors||188 compute node blades each with 2 x 2.0GHz (8 core) Sandy Bridge CPUs|
|RAM||15TB RAM |
140 blades with 64GB RAM (4GB/core)
48 blades with 128GB RAM (8GB/core)
|Storage||120TB Lustre storage|
|Connectivity||QDR Infiniband Interconnect|
|Software||We also have leading commercial and open source HPC software installed ready for you to use.|
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Last Updated: 10th March, 2013