Aurora

The Aurora System (host name: aurora) is A*CRC's largest single image and largest single addressable memory system. Deployed in September 2011, it comprises a 2048-core node and a 576-core node, each running SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1. The two systems are also linked by an SGI NUMALink5 network.

Hardware Configuration


  Head node
Compute nodes
Hostname aurora.acrc.a-star.edu.sg
uv
2048 cores
uv1
576 cores
System
SGI UV1000
SGI UV1000
Processor
2 x Intel E5540 2.53GHz 8-core CPUs
(16 cores per node)
Intel E7-8837 2.67GHz 8-core CPUs, 
(8 cores per socket)
Intel X7542 2.67GHz 6-core CPUs, 
(6 cores per socket)
Memory Per Node 48GB DDR3 ECC RAM 12TB DDR3 ECC RAM 3TB DDR3 ECC RAM
Networks IB QDR IB QDR (between head node and compute nodes) and NUMALink 5 (within and between compute nodes)
Disk Space 1.1TB for home directories
20TB global /scratch
20GB /tmp per node