Socrates (Retired)

Training cluster Socrates has been retired in September 2016. Cluster Plato is currently serves purpose cluster Socrates was originally set for.

Specifications


  • 1 head node: socrates.usask.ca
    • 2 x Quad core Intel Xeon processors
    • 8GB ECC RAM
    • 1 TB of RAIDed storage
    • TORQUE/Maui scheduling software
  • 8 capability nodes: compute-0-0 to compute-0-7
    • Sun Fire X4150
    • 2 x Quad core Intel Xeon L5420 at 2.5GHz (8 cores)
    • 32 GB ECC RAM
    • 146 GB 10000 rpm SAS hard drive
    • 1 Gb NIC
  • 28 capacity nodes: compute-0-8 to compute-0-35
    • Sun Fire X2250
    • 2 x Quad core Intel Xeon L5420 at 2.5GHz (8 cores)
    • 8 GB ECC RAM
    • 250 GB 7200 rpm SATA hard drive
    • 1 Gb NIC
  • 1 Gigabit Ethernet private network (48 port GigE switch)
  • RHEL 5.3 Linux/OSCAR clustering software
  • 1 TB of RAIDed storage on head node
  • Local hard drives on nodes for scratch space
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