Compute Platforms

A summary of LC computing platforms is provided in the sortable table below. [NOTE: Click column heading to sort. Click platform name for detailed information. Click + to find additional information for each platform.]

Zone Nodes** Cores per Node Total Cores Memory per Node (GB) Total Memory (GB) Clock Speed (Ghz) Peak TFLOPS (CPUs) Peak TFLOPs (GPUs) Peak TFLOPS (CPUs + GPUs) CPU Architecture Switch Vendor Program(s) Access* OS
Agate SCF 48 36 1,728 128 6,144 2.1 58.1 58.1 Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4 N/A Penguin ASC TOSS 3
Borax OCF-CZ 48 36 1,728 128 6,144 2.1 58.1 58.1 Intel Xeon EP X5660 N/A Penguin ASC TOSS 3
Cab OCF-CZ 1,296 16 20,736 32 41,472 2.6 431.3 431.3 Intel Xeon E5-2670 IB QDR Appro ASC, M&IC TOSS 2
Catalyst OCF-CZ 324 24 7,776 128 41,472 2.4 149.3 149.3 Intel Xeon E5-2695 v2 IB QDR Cray ASC, M&IC Limited TOSS 3
Jade SCF 1,302 36 46,872 128 166,656 2.1 1,575.0 1575.0 Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4 Omni-Path Penguin ASC TOSS 3
Jadeita SCF 1,270 36 45,720 128 162,560 2.1 1,536.0 1536.0 Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4 Omni-Path Penguin ASC TOSS 3
Max SCF 324 16 5,184 256 82,944 2.6 107.8 52.4 160.2 Intel Xeon E5-2670 IB QDR Appro ASC Limited TOSS 2
Mica SCF 384 36 13,824 128 49,152 2.1 464.5 464.5 Intel Xeon E5-2695 Omni-Path Penguin ASC TOSS 3
Pinot SNSI 162 16 2,592 64 10,368 2.6 53.9 53.9 Intel Xeon E5-2670 IB QDR Appro M&IC TOSS 2
Quartz OCF-CZ 2,634 36 96,768 128 344,064 2.1 3,251.4 3251.4 Intel Xeon E5-2695 Omni-Path Penguin ASC, M&IC TOSS 3
Ray OCF-CZ 62 20 1,240 256 17,280 4.0 25.2 1015.2 1040.4 IBM Power8 IB EDR IBM ASC, M&IC Limited RHEL
RZGenie OCF-RZ 48 36 1,728 128 6,144 2.1 58.1 58.1 Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4 Omni-Path Penguin ASC Limited TOSS 3
RZHasGPU OCF-RZ 20 16 320 128 2,560 3.2 8.2 59.8 68.0 Intel Xeon E5-2667 v3 IB QDR Appro ASC, M&IC Limited TOSS 2
RZManta OCF-RZ 44 20 880 256 11,520 4.0 16.8 676.8 693.6 IBM Power8 IB EDR IBM ASC Limited RHEL
RZTopaz OCF-RZ 748 36 27,648 128 98,304 2.1 928.9 Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4 Omni-Path Penguin ASC TOSS 3
RZTrona OCF-RZ 20 36 720 128 2,560 2.1 24.2 24.2 Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4 N/A Penguin ASC TOSS 3
Sequoia SCF 98,304 16 1,572,864 16 1,572,864 1.6 20,132.7 20132.7 IBM PowerPC A2 5D Torus IBM ASC Limited RHEL/CNK
Shark SCF 44 20 880 256 11,520 4.0 16.8 676.8 693.6 IBM Power8 IB EDR IBM ASC Limited RHEL
Surface OCF-CZ 162 16 2,592 256 41,500 2.6 53.9 451.9 505.8 Intel Xeon (mixed) IB QDR Appro ASC, M&IC Limited TOSS 2
Syrah OCF-CZ 324 16 5,184 64 20,736 2.6 107.8 107.8 Intel Xeon E5-2670 IB QDR Cray ASC, M&IC Limited TOSS 2
Vulcan OCF-CZ 24,576 16 393,216 16 393,216 1.6 5,033.2 5033.2 IBM PowerPC A2 5D Torus IBM ASC, M&IC, HPCIC Limited RHEL/CNK
Zin SCF 2,916 16 46,656 32 93,312 2.6 970.4 970.4 Intel Xeon E5-2760 IB QDR Appro ASC TOSS 2

*Access:  Platforms are General Availability unless "access" is marked as "Limited."

**Nodes = User-available nodes.  For total nodes, see our higher-level overview "Livermore Computing Systems Summary."

Machine Messages of the Day (MOTDs)

System Status

Operating Systems

OS (operating system) types are TOSS3/TOSS (Tri-Lab Operating System Stack—formerly CHAOS, Clustered High Availability Operating System—derived from Red Hat Linux); SLES/CNK (SuSE Linux Enterprise Server/Compute Node Kernel); and RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux). Click on platform name to see OS information for each platform.

Additional Information

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