Computing

Advanced Research Computing offers several distinct high-performance computing systems to Virginia Tech researchers and collaborators, listed below. Click on a link to read more about a given resource.


NAME TINKERCLIFFS INFER HUCKLEBERRY CASCADES DRAGONSTOOTH
Vendor/Model HPE/Cray HPE/Cray IBM HP Lenovo
Key Features, Uses Large-scale CPU Machine learning/Inference Deep learning applications Data Intensive Problems Single-node, long jobs
Login Node
(xxx.arc.vt.edu)
tinkercliffs1 or tinkercliffs2 infer1 huckleberry1 cascades1 or cascades2 dragonstooth1
Available October 2020 January 2021 August 2018 October 2016, Expanded April 2018 August 2016
Operating System CentOS Linux 7 CentOS Linux 7 CentOS Linux 7 CentOS Linux 7 CentOS Linux 7
Theoretical Peak (TFlops/s) 1,393 434 821 39
Nodes 332 58 14 235 48
Cores 41,984 1,696 280 7,288 1,152
Cores/Node 96-128 28-32 20 24-72 24
CPU Model AMD EPYC 7702, Intel Xeon Platinum 9242 Intel Xeon Gold 6130, Intel Xeon E5-2680v4 Power8 Varies by node type Intel Xeon E5-2680v3 (Haswell)
CPU Speed 2.0-2.3 GHz 2.1-2.4 GHz 3.26 GHz 2.1-3.0 GHz 2.50 GHz
Accelerators/Coprocessors N/A 96 56 86 N/A
Accelerator Model N/A NVIDIA T4, NVIDIA P100 NVIDIA P100 NVIDIA V100, NVIDIA Tesla K80 N/A
Accelerators/Node N/A 1-2 4 2 N/A
Memory Size 91.0 TB 23.4 TB 44.6 TB 12.0 TB
Memory/Core 2.0-8.0 GB 6.0-18.3 GB 4.0-42.7 GB 10.7 GB
Memory/Node 256-1,024 GB 192-512 GB 256 GB 128-3,072 GB 256 GB
Interconnect HDR InfiniBand EDR InfiniBand EDR InfiniBand EDR InfiniBand 10 GbE