Anyone have information on latest LSU beowulf?

Rocky McGaugh rocky at atipa.com
Fri Oct 4 10:55:06 EDT 2002


On Mon, 23 Sep 2002, Craig Tierney wrote:

> Does anyone have any information or contacts
> at LSU about their new system?  It is 512 dual
> Xeon 1.8 Ghz connected with Myrinet.
> 
> See:
> 
> http://www.phys.lsu.edu/faculty/tohline/capital/beowulf.html
> 
> Their HPL result is 2.2 Tflops!  Very impressive.
> 
> I wanted to find out more about how they configured their
> system.  What are they using for a batch system?  How are
> they doing their IO?   What HPL settings did they use to
> achieve their result?
> 
> Thanks,
> Craig
> 

http://www.intel.com/ebusiness/pdf/affiliates/LSU0240.pdf

They're using PBSPro for the batch system.

For I/O, they are connected to the campus SAN through 8 nodes, and also 
have 4 I/O nodes with decently sized RAIDs running PVFS.



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