Compute Resources

The Università della Svizzera italiana has a high performance compute cluster that is dedicated to research in the Faculty of Informatics. The cluster comprises 42 nodes, each with two 10 core Intel Xeon processors, for a total of 840 cores connected by a high speed InfiniBand network. In addition, 11 nodes are equipped with Nvidia GPUs to increase throughput for massively parallel computational problems.

Cluster Specifications
Number of compute nodes42
Number of compute cores2 sockets per node, each with 10 cores (840 cores total)
Processors2 x Intel Xeon E5-2650 v3 (25M Cache, 2.3 GHz)
Memory per node64GB to 512GB DDR4 @ 2133MHz
Disk capacity per node2TB SATA 6Gb
Network storage15TB + 32TB RAID array
Node interconnectIntel InfiniBand 40Gbps QDR
GPUs2 x NVIDIA GeForce GTX 2080/GTX 1080 TI
4352/3584 CUDA cores