Fram

Named after the Norwegian arctic expedition ship Fram, the new Linux cluster hosted at University of Tromsø (UiT) is a shared resource for research computing capable of 1.1 PFLOP/s theoretical peak performance. It will enter production during the 2017.1 computing period (starting 1 April 2017).

Fram is a distributed memory system which consists of 1004 dual socket and 2 quad socket nodes, interconnected with a high-bandwidth low-latency Infiniband network. The interconnect network is organized in an island topology, with 9216 cores in each island. Each standard compute node has two 16-core Intel Broadwell chips (2.1 GHz) and 64 GiB memory. In addition, 8 larger memory nodes with 512 GiB RAM and 2 huge memory quad socket nodes with 6 TiB of memory is provided. The total number of compute cores is 32256.

Details Fram
System Lenovo NeXtScale nx360
Number of Cores 32256
Number of nodes 1006
CPU type Intel E5-2683v4 2.1 GHz
Intel E7-4850v4 2.1 GHz (hugemem)
Max Floating point performance, double 1.1 Petaflop/s
Total memory 78 TiB
Total disc capacity 2.5 PB

The following give new users information about running applications on Fram:

To find more about specific information, visit the individual pages from the menu on the left.

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