Helvetios

Cluster specifications

Helvetios is an Intel Xeon based cluster, which will be available to the EPFL research community around February 2019.

  • Peak performance Rpeak: 763 TFLOPs
  • 10’368 cores total
  • Total RAM: 54TB
  • Storage (scratch): 200TB all-flash
  • Infiniband EDR 100Gb 2:1 (1:1 on each 24-node chassis)

The cluster is composed of

  • one front end,
  • two master nodes in charge of administration and backup,
  • two dedicated data movement/transfer nodes,
  • 287 compute nodes, each with
    • 2 Skylake processors running at 2.3 GHz, with 18 cores each,
    • 192 GB of DDR3 RAM,
    • 800GB NVMe local drive