Zeus

Pawsey’s HPC stepping stone.

Zeus is a complementary system to Magnus, and is an SGI Linux cluster that supports pre- and post-processing of data, throughput workflows, simulations able to use GPU power and remote visualisation work. 

Projects which have been allocated time on other resources, via the Merit Allocation System are provided with access to Zeus as a ‘stepping stone’ to potential use of the larger supercomputing resources.

Technical specifications

Manufacturer: SGI (USA)

Compute Processors: Intel Xeon E5-2670, 8 cores, 2.6GHz/Intel Xeon E5-2670v2, 10 cores, 2.5GHz

Nodes: 39

GPU Processors: NVIDIA Quadro K5000/NVIDIA Tesla K20/NVIDIA Tesla K40c

Memory: 128GB/256GB/512GB per compute node

Operating System: SUSE Linux (SLES) 11

A complementary system to Magnus, Zeus is an SGI Linux cluster that supports pre- and post-processing of data, throughput workflows, simulations able to use GPU power and remote visualisation work. 
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