Superior high performance computing: MOST

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Superior is a high performance computing cluster at Michigan Tech. It is named after the greatest of the great lakes, Lake Superior.


It was built with Rocks Cluster Distribution 6.1.1 (with CentOS 6.3),

It has 1 front end, 2 login nodes, one 48 TB RAID6 NAS node (with 33 TB usable space), 72 CPU compute nodes (each with 16 CPU cores & 64 GB RAM) and 5 GPU compute nodes (each with 16 CPU cores, 64 GB RAM & 4 NVIDIA Tesla M2090 GPUs).

8 of the 72 compute nodes make up the short.q (with a maximum allowed wall time of 24 hours) and the remaining make up the long.q (with no ceiling on wall/cpu time). 5 GPU nodes constitute the gpu.q.

MOST projects[edit]

The MOST group uses the cluster for various simulations primarily with our work in solar photovoltaics.

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