Centre for Scientific Computing Aarhus (CSCAA)

Centre for Scientific Computing in Aarhus (CSCAA) is a Centre under the Faculty of Science and Technology, Aarhus University.

CSCAA purchases, maintains, operates and supports high performance computers for a range of University groups ranging from Physics and Chemistry to Medicine and Economics.

CSCAA defines, implements and enforces the policies for use of the computer resources in collaboration with the users. CSCAA's organisation consists of a User Forum, an Executive Committee, a Centre leader and the staff.

 

Highlights and news

 

 

Researchers expand Grendel with new nodes

 

Researchers from Department of Physics and Astronomy, Department of Chemistry, Department of Geoscience and Department of Economics have jointly purchased

44 new nodes for expanding the Linux-cluster Grendel-S at CSCAA.

 

Each of the new nodes have 36 cores, 384GB memory, 8TB disk storage and are connected to a 100Gbit/s high bandwidth-low latency network.

Furthermore, 8 nodes each have two Nvidia P100 GPU's.

 

In total, Grendel has been expanded with approx. 1400 CPU cores, 15TB memory, 16 GPU's and 1PB disk storage.

 

The new nodes were put to use in the beginning of March 2018.

 

 

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