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Ten Additional Tesla V100 Nodes added to Nucleus

Ten Additional Tesla V100 Nodes added to Nucleus

Ten additional Nvidia Tesla V100 nodes have been added to the Nucleus cluster and can be allocated via the GPUv100s SLURM partition. These nodes are equipped with a single 32GB model of the Nvidia Tesla V100 GPU and will greatly accelerate deep learning applications with its TensorCores. These nodes are also equipped with an Intel ...

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New Nvidia Tesla GPU Nodes Added

New Nvidia Tesla GPU Nodes Added

Due to the high demand for GPU-accelerated applications, the BioHPC has added 32 more GPU nodes to the Nucleus cluster, including 16 Nvidia Tesla P4 nodes, 14 Tesla P40 nodes, and 2 dual Tesla V100 nodes. These new cards have been benchmarked and compared to the Nvidia Tesla P100 GPU BioHPC currently in production.

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BioHPC Downtime for Large-scale Upgrade (September 13 – 16, 2018)

BioHPC Downtime for Large-scale Upgrade (September 13 – 16, 2018)

The BioHPC will be undergoing a large-scale upgrade next month from September 13 - 16. The upgrade will entail:

· An operating system upgrade from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4

· The addition of 240 compute nodes (each with 32 CPU HT cores, 32 GB RAM)

· 34 new GPU nodes (72 CPU HT cores, 384 GB RAM) equipped with Nvidia P4, P40, and V100 cards

· A new 2.5 petabyte file system added to /project.

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