Advanced computing resources at the University of South Florida are administered by Research Computing (RC). RC hosts the RRA (Restricted Research Access) cluster computer which currently consists of approximately 435 nodes with over 9,000 processor cores running Red Hat Enterprise Linux v7. The cluster is built on the condominium model with 55TB of memory shared across the nodes in various configurations. Additionally, there are 279 GPUs available. The nodes utilize either 100GB Omnipath, 100GB Infiniband, or 40GB Infiniband for a computational interconnect. There are three parallel file systems employed on CIRCE, a 2.9PB GPFS file system, a 819TB BeeGFS file system, and a 350 TB encrypted BeeGFS file system. These file systems are used to support high speed and I/O intensive computations, as well as for long-term storage. RC also provides and supports more than 120 scientific software packages for use on a variety of platforms. Remote system and file access is available from essentially anywhere. RC staff members are available to facilitate use of the cluster, as well as provide direct assistance with research projects that require high-performance computing or advanced visualization and analysis of data. User education and training sessions are also provided several times per semester.
- The above statement as well as any information below can be used as part of the facilities description for grant proposals, provided that it is acknowledged that these resources are administered by Research Computing at the University of South Florida.
|Partition||Nodes||Core Count||Processors||Cores per Node||Memory per Node||GPUs per Node||Interconnect|
|rra||55||1100||2x Intel(R) Xeon(R) Silver 4114 CPU @ 2.20GHz||20||192GB||1x GTX 1080 Ti||100GB Omnipath|
|rra||19||456||2x Intel(R) Xeon(R) Silver 4214 CPU @ 2.20GHz||24||192GB||3x RTX 2080 Ti||100GB Infiniband|
|rra_con2020||2||64||2x Intel(R) Xeon(R) Silver 4214 CPU @ 2.20GHz||32||192GB||4x Tesla V100||100GB Infiniband|
|rra_con2020||1||48||4x Intel(R) Xeon(R) Gold 6246 CPU @ 3.30GHz||48||1.5TB||none||100GB Infiniband|